Early life and influence:
A. R. Rahman was born in a musically affluent Tamil family. Rahman lost his father at a young age and his family rented out musicalequipment as a source of income. who was from a Muslim family.During these formative years, Rahman served as a keyboard player and anarranger in bands such as "Roots", with childhood friend andpercussionist Sivamani, John Anthony, Suresh Peters, JoJo and Raja. Rahman is the founder of the Chennai-based rock group, "Nemesis Avenue".
He played the keyboard and pi....