#BOOKS: AR Rahman book Notes of a Dream has been released

From being the sole breadwinner of his family as a child to winning the country an Oscar, Krishna Trilok’s biography is full of insights.

Oscar winning musician A.R. Rahman, whose biography “Notes
of a Dream: The Authorized Biography” of A.R. Rahman” was launched on Saturday,
November 3rd.

Rahman says the book has been a journey for him and took him
to those corners of his life which have remained candid for a long time.

Author Krishna Trilok in association with Landmark and
Penguin Random House, India has written the biographical book.

A journey for Rahman through this book

“‘Notes of a Dream’ has been a journey for me that took me to those corners of my life which have remained candid for a long time. The insightful conversations with Krishna Trilok have unravelled parts of my creative and personal life which are not known to many,” Rahman said in a statement.

He said the people who have showered their love and prayers
on him by loving his work humble him.

“Nothing could be possible without their acceptance. Hope
this book creates a sense of positivity, perseverance, and love among the
readers. It is an uplifting and balancing act of words put together in soothing
sentences by Trilok,” he added.

Trilok called it a magical journey as an author to be able
to tell the story of Rahman.

“Hearing this legend talk about so many parts of his professional and personal life, his way of looking at the world and the universe, the future, was a song in itself. This journey of making it happen was nothing short of a dream,” he added.

At the event, Rahman also thanked author Nasreen Munni Kabir, who wrote a book titled, A.R. Rahman: The Spirit of Music in 2011.

Before attending the book launch, Rahman was in Chennai for the trailer launch of 2.0, starring Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth, for which he has composed the music.

A R Rahman has earned various credits for his work, including six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, and fifteen Filmfare Awards, among many other accolades. 

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