Happy Birthday to Rahman!

Oscar Award winner music director A.R. Rahman is celebrating his 46th birthday today, but this time he is not at his home town Chennai and now he is in abroad for a tour. He has thanked his fans across the world for their good wishes through his Twitter page .He was born 6 January 1966 in Chennai.

He turned 46 on Friday. In a video link posted on his Twitter page, Rahman has said: "Hi! This is A.R. and wishing you a very happy 2012. Thank you for all your wishes for my birthday. I won’t be in Chennai this time, I am travelling abroad. So thank you for your kind wishes. God bless you all."

The composer has good things to look forward in 2012. He has in his kitty several southern projects like ‘Rana’, ‘Yohan: Adhyayam Ondru’, ‘Kochadaiyaan’ and ‘Pookkadai’ as well as an untitled Hindi movie with Yash Chopra.

For now, he is upbeat about a five-city tour of Babelsberg, a German film orchestra, that will perform orchestral interpretations of Rahman’s film compositions. The orchestra will be joined by choir members from Rahman’s KM Conservatory.

The concert will start on January 20 in Mumbai, followed by Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Bangalore.

Chitramala wishes him a Very Happy Birthday!!

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