AR Rahman: Discovering New Ways to Experience Music
Red carpet events were absent in the basement of the Palais, but on Tuesday the buzz and excitement (and photographers) surrounding A.R. Rahman felt like one. On stage to talk about Le Musk, a sensory virtual reality experience. Rahman is multi-Academy and Grammy award-winning musician, composer and singer, most famous for his music in Slumdog Millionaire. He talked about his collaboration with Intel Studios and his debut as VR director.
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Bio AR RAHMAN
Biography according to IMDb: A two-time winner and five-times nominee of the Academy Award (Oscar), A. R. Rahman is popularly known as the man who has redefined contemporary Indian music. Rahman, according to a BBC estimate, has sold more than 150 million copies of his work comprising of music from more than 100 film soundtracks and albums across over half a dozen languages, including landmark scores such as ‘Roja’, ‘Bombay’, Dil Se’, ‘Taal’, ‘Lagaan’, ‘Vandemataram’, ‘Jodhaa Akbar’, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, ‘127 Hours’ and countless more.
AR RAHMAN: MAKING LE MUSK IN VR
LeMusk is an Indian Virtual Reality (VR) film, shot in Rome, consisting all foreign actors. The main female character is an orphaned heiress ‘Juliet’. A part-time musician who embarks journey to become a diva. One thing was constant in her life and that was the Muskan scent. All is going well but suddenly she receives a mysterious letter which drives to her past.