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AR Rahmann recreates his iconic track 'Urvashi'; to perform in MTV Unplugged on January 14

Academy-Award Winning Composer And A Music Maestro AR Rahman Has Recreated His Iconic Track Urvashi Urvashi With Crowd-sourced Lyrics.

PTI | Updated on: 06 Jan 2017, 01:29:37 PM
Birthday Boy AR Rahmann  recreates his iconic track 'Urvashi' (file photo)

Mumbai:

Academy-Award winning composer and a music maestro  AR Rahman has recreated his iconic track "Urvashi Urvashi" with crowd-sourced lyrics. The composer recently took to Twitter to crowdsource the lyrics and what emerged was a new song with references to demonetisation and US President-elect Donald Trump.

"The most beautiful thing about art is that it belongs to everyone and crowdsourcing is a great way to get newer audiences to connect," Rahman said in a statement.

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 "It was a fabulous experience and what we've got is some interesting stuff filled with references to current events which is just as vibrant as the original one," he said. "Urvashi Urvashi" is a song from the 1994 Tamil film"Kadhalan".

The composer, who is celebrating his 50th birthday, is all set to perform the song entirely in Tamil - on RoyalStag Barrel Select MTV Unplugged season six, on January 14.

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First Published : 06 Jan 2017, 01:05:00 PM

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