1) In between “Roja” and “Bombay,” he composed music for films like “Super Police” of Venkatesh, “Gangmaster” of Rajasekhar and only the background score for Balakrishna starred “Nippu Ravva.”
2) A.R. Rahman doesn’t like to wear gold jewelry. Slim Platinum ring is the only thing what he wears at times and apart from this he never wears a watch.
3. Rahman adds lots of sugar in his cup of coffee and the ratio is 1/4 of the size of the cup
4. He started his music career as a keyboard player with Tollywood’s music director Koti and during that time his remuneration was just Rs. 600.
5. The popular song “Jai Ho,” which bagged Rahman the Oscar was initially composed for the Salman Khan starrer “Yuvraaj.”
6. To earn money, he has first started playing his father’s keyboard and his first salary was Rs. 50 for operating a record player.
7. Based on the raaga Sindhu Bhairavi, A.R. Rahman likes and chooses songs to listen.