Full Name Allah Rakha Rahman
Original Name A.S.Dileep Kumar (changed in 1982)
Pet Names Chennai kid, Prodigy Rahman
Date of Birth 6th January ,1967
Born and Brought up in Chennai
Religion Hindu converted to Islam
School Shifted often. Done in Padma Sesadree Balabhavan too.
College Madras Chiristian College -Drop out
Formal Qualifications in Music Training in Hindustani ,Carnatic classical styles.
Family Details Siblings:3Sisters.Kanchana,Bala(Talath),Israt
Wife Saira Banu(Arranged Marriage,1995)
Daughters Kathija , Rahima.
First Salary Rs.50 for operating a record player
First Ad Jingle For Allwyn watches (1987)
First Music Album Deen Isai Malai-Tamil Devotional
First Film Roja(1992)
First voice in Complete Song: Humma Humma-Bombay
Amount Got For Roja Rs.25000
Popular Ad Jingles Leo Coffee,Parry’s,Boost featuring Kapil and Sachin.
Awards Padmasree (2000),FilmFare and many more
Loves To experiment a lot
Hates Languages as a barrier for Music
Believes in Relentless labour, high enthusiasm and commitment.
Stresses on Quality and Originality
Attitude Never say die!
Positive Quality Down to earth!
Biggest Challenge People’s Expectations
Biggest Achievement Taking tamil music to non-tamilians
About wife She is anything but quiet!
About God He pulls the strings in my life!
About success I’m the person I always was,I’ve learnt to separate myself from my desires and my success.
Favourite musical instrument KeyBoard
Past time Meditation,Internet,Taking family to Dharga
Address Kodambakkam, Chennai-24, Tamilnadu.
Studio Panchathan Record Inn(Backyard of House)
Phone 044-24836072
Fax 4802626
Email: ararhman@giasmd01.vsnl.net.in

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