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This is a discography of composer, record producer and multi-instrumentalist A. R. Rahman.

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Film scores

Year Tamil Telugu Hindi Malayalam English Kannada Other Languages
1992 Roja Roja Roja Roja Roja Roja Roja(Marathi)
Asokan Yoddha Dharam Yodha Yodha
1993 Uzhavan
Thiruda Thiruda Donga Donga Chor Chor
Vaishnavar•
Vandicholai Chinraasu Bobili Paparayudu
Kizhakku Cheemayile Palnati Pourusham
Pudhiya Mannargal
Pudhiya Mugam Padmavyuham Vishwavidhaata (1997)
Gentleman Gentleman
1994 Super Police Super Police Khel Khiladi Ka (1996)
Pavithra
May Madham Hridayaanjali (1999) Love You Hamesha (2001)
Karuththamma Vanitha/Osey Krishnamma
Kadhalan Premikudu (1995) Humse Hai Muqabla (1995)
Duet Duet Tu Hi Mera Dil
Manitha Manitha Gangmaster •
1995 Indira Indira Priyanka
Bombay Bombay (1995) Bombay (1995)
Rangeela Rangeli Rangeela
Muthu Muthu (1995) Muthu Maharaja (2001) Muthu: The Dancing Maharaja (Japanese)
1996 Love Birds Love Birds (1997) Love Birds (1997)
Indian Bharateeyudu Hindustani
Kadhal Desam Prema Desam Duniya Dilwalon Ki
Fire Fire
Mr. Romeo Mr Romeo Mr Romeo (1997)
Anthimanthaarai
1997 Minsaara Kanavu Merupu Kalalu Sapnay
Iruvar Iddaru Iruvar
Ottam 50-50 Daud: Fun On The Run
Ratchagan Rakshakudu
1998 Jeans Jeans Jeans
Uyire Prematho.. Dil Se..
Mona Lisa Kabhi na Kabhi
Earth
Oonjal Doli Saja Ke Rakhna
1999 En Swasa Kaatre Premante Pranamistha
Jodi Jodi
Padayappa Narasimha
Taalam Taal
Thakshak
Love You Hamesha •
Kadhalar Dhinam Premikula Roju Dil Hi Dil Mein
Sangamam
Taj Mahal
Mudhalvan Oke Okkadu Nayak (2001)
2000 Alaipayuthey Sakhi Saathiya (2002) •
Fiza • (1 out of 8 tracks)
Kandukondain Kandukondain Priyuralu Pilichindi
Pukar
Rhythm Rhythm
Thenali Thenali
2001 Zubeidaa
One 2 Ka 4
Star Takkari Donga Chakkani Chukka (2005)
Lagaan
Parthale Paravasam Paravasam
Alli Arjuna
2002 Kannathil Muthamittal Amrutha
The Legend of Bhagat Singh
Baba Baba
Kadhal Virus
2003 Parasuram Police Kartavyam
Boys Boys
Enakku 20 Unakku 18 Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu
Warriors of Heaven and Earth • (Mandarin)
Tehzeeb
2004 Udhaya
Kangalal Kaithu Sei
Lakeer - Forbidden Lines
Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities •
Aayitha Ezhuthu Yuva Yuva
New Naani
Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa • (4 out of 8 tracks)
Desam Swades
2005 Kisna - The Warrior Poet • (5 out of 12 tracks)
Bose: The Forgotten Hero •
The Rising - Ballad of Mangal Pandey
Anbe Aaruyire
Water
2006 Rang De Basanti
Sillunu Oru Kaadhal Nuvvu Nenu Prema
Varalaru - The History of the Godfather
2007 Guru Gurukanth Guru
Sajni (Kannada) •
Bombil and Beatrice
Provoked Provoked Provoked Provoked
Sivaji: The Boss • Sivaji: The Boss Shivaji: The Boss Sivaji: The Boss Sivaji: The Boss (Kannada)
Elizabeth: The Golden Age •
Azhagiya Thamizh Magan Maha Muduru
2008 Jodhaa Akbar Jodhaa Akbar Jodhaa Akbar
Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
ADA...A Way of Life
Sakkarakatti
Naanum Kodieswaran Slumdog Crorepati Slumdog Millionaire
Yuvvraaj
Ghajini
2009 Delhi 6
Blue
Couples Retreat
Passage •
2010 Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya Ye Maaya Chesave
Ponnar Shankar
Nair San
Puli
Ashokavanam Raavan
Chennaiyil Oru Mazhaikalam
Manavar Dhinam
Sultan The Warrior
The Desire
Endhiran
Yodha-ii Yodha-ii Yodha-ii Yodha-ii Yodha-ii
Bhasuram •

Notes:

  • "•" indicates original language release
  • "Year" indicates the year the earliest version of any multi-language movie was released. Movies with the year next to the title dictates that the film was either dubbed or released later than the original version of the movie.
  • The films Nayak: The Real Hero (2001, Hindi) and Saathiya (2002, Hindi) were remakes of the films Mudhalvan (1999, Tamil) and Alaipayuthey (2000, Tamil), respectively. The soundtracks were reused with changes and additional songs.
  • He has contributed one song: Piya Haji Ali to Fiza (1999, Hindi).
  • Rights for his Tamil album Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000) are reported to have been sold for a peak sum of Rs.2.2 crore. This record still remains unbeaten 7 years hence. He also made a guest appearance as himself in the same film.[1]
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Reused tracks

The following films had soundtracks reused from previous Rahman soundtracks:

  • Vishwa Vidhaata (1997, Hindi) from Pudhiya Mugam (1993, Tamil) excluding the track "Humdum Pyaara Pyaara" sung by Udit Narayan, Kavita Krishnamurthy.
  • Kabhi Na Kabhi (1998, Hindi) from Duet (1994, Tamil) 1 song (Anjali), with changes into (Mil Gayee Mil Gayee)
  • Thakshak (1999, Hindi) from En Swaasa Kaatre (1999, Tamil) 1 song (Jumbalaka), with changes in vocals and instrumentation
  • Pukar (1999, Hindi) from En Swaasa Kaatre (1999, Tamil) 1 song ('Kay Sera Sera' from 'Nayagara'), with changes in vocals and instrumentation. Rahman reused his single Oh Bosnia in this movie with changes in lyrics which is Ek tuhi Barosa which was sung by Lata Mangeskar.
  • Jodi (1999, Tamil) and Sajni (2007, Kannada) from Doli Saja Ke Rakhna (1999, Hindi), with 3 new songs added
  • Star (2001, Tamil) from Thakshak (1999, Hindi - 3 songs ('Boondin Se Baaten' reused as 'Manasukkul' | 'Dheem Tara Dare' reused as 'Thom Karuvil Irun Thom' | 'Range De' reused as 'Rasika' ) and 1947/Earth (1998, Hindi - 1 song ('Rut Aa Gayi Re' reused as 'Macha Machiniye'), with 1 new song added
  • Love You Hamesha (2001, Hindi) from May Madham (1994, Tamil)
  • Alli Arjuna (2001,Tamil ) reused from One 2 Ka 4 (2001, Hindi ) 2 songs ("Sona Nahi" reused as "Enthan Nenjil") & ("Osakka Muraiya" reused as "Osakka "), from Pukar (1999, Hindi) 1 song (Sunta Hai Mera Khuda) and Earth(1998, Hindi) 1 song (Banno Rani).
  • Lakeer (2004, Hindi) from Rhythm (2000, Tamil - 3 songs), with 3 new songs added
  • Swades (2004, Hindi) reused from Baba (2002, Tamil) 1 song ("Baba Kichchu Tha" used in "Dekho Na"), with different vocals and instrumentation
  • Lagaan (2001, Hindi) and Alli Arjuna (2001, Tamil) both share the same theme music.
  • Sajni (2007, Kannada): reused all songs from Doli Saja Ke Rakhna (1998, Hindi)
  • Slumdog Millionaire (2009, English): "Liquid Dance" was previously used as a background track in Azhagiya Thamizh Magan (2007, Tamil) with different instrumentation and no vocals

Albums

As composer, producer and/or performer

  • Connections (2008). Nokia Xpressmusic.
  • "Shakalaka Baby" - Kelly Poon's In the Heart of the World (2007). Universal Music.
  • One Love (2007). EMI/ Virgin Records.
  • "Pilotes Automatique" - La Caution's Peines De Maures / Arc-en-ciel Pour Daltoniens (2005). Kerozen Music, Wagram (Ottagathai Kattiko remix)
  • "Raga's Dance" - Vanessa Mae's Choreography (2004). Sony BMG.
  • “The Journey Home” - Sarah Brightman ‘s Harem (2003). Angel Records / EMI.
  • Indian Mantra (2001). Sony Music.
  • Jana Gana Mana (2000) / (2006). Sony Music.
  • Gurus of Peace (1998). Sony Music.
  • Vande Mataram (1997). Sony Music / Columbia Records.
  • Fantasy / Andhi Maalai (1994). Pyramid / Melody.
  • Thenvandhu Paayedhu (1992) / (2001). Magnasound.
  • Colours (1992) with Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan and Zakir Hussain. Pan / BMG Crescendo.
  • Shubhaa’s Set Me Free (1992). Magnasound.
  • Deen Isai Maalai (1989) / Deen Isai Maalai (1991). Prince.

Singles

As composer, producer and/or performer

  • "Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)" (2009) with Nicole Scherzinger and The Pussycat Dolls (Charts - US:#11 UK:#3 AUS:#1CAN:#5)
  • "Jai Ho! (2008)
  • "O...Saya" (2008) with M.I.A.
  • "Marhaba Mustapha" (2008) for the album "Al Risalah"
  • “One Love” (2007) Composed for Campaign to include Taj Mahal among the Seven Wonders of the World.
  • “Pray For Me Brother” (2006)
  • “We Can Make It Better” (2005)
  • “Ek Rahen Ek Nazaria” (2002)
  • “Love’s Never Easy” (2002)
  • “Shakalaka Baby” (2002)
  • “Hey Jawan Tujhe Salaam” (1999)
  • “Ekam Satyam” (1999) performed at Michael Jackson and Friends concert in Munich (1999)
  • “Zindagi Ke Pyar Karo” (1998)
  • “Oh Bosnia” (1996)

Special films

  • Passage (2009) (short film)
  • The Banyan (2006) (short film for Netru, Indru, Naalai - created theme song for The Banyan)
  • Shakthi Foundation (2004) (short film)
  • Jayahae (2001)
  • India on IMAX (2001) (first Indian film made with IMAX technology)
  • Desh Ka Salaam (1999)

Documentary

  • Chale Chalo (2003)

Concert recordings

  • A. R. Rahman Live in Malaysia. (1997) (Columbus)
  • A. R. Rahman Live in Dubai. (2000) (Sony BMG)
  • A. R. Rahman Live in USA 2000. (2001) (HMV)

DVDs

  • A.R. Rahman Hits Vol 1A.R. Rahman Hits Vol 6. Ayngaran International
  • Top 50 of A. R. Rahman. Pyramid
  • Super Hits of A.R. Rahman (2008)
  • A.R.Rahman live in Concert (Calafornia 2000)

Theatre

Compilations / additional soundtracks

  • Anokha - Soundz of the Asian Underground (1997). Polygram. Track: "Bombay Theme" 1
  • The Best of the Musicals. Solid Gold. Track: "Shakalaka Baby"
  • Ambient Chillout Mix Vol. 1 (2002). Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Essential Guide to India. (2006). Union Square Music. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Essential Guide to World Music. (2006). Union Square Music. Track: "Mazhai Thuli"
  • Café del Mar Vol. 5 (1998). MCA. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Chakra Seven Centers (Instrumental) (1995). Meta Records. Track:"Ajna Chakra"(Bombay Theme)
  • Chilled Symphonies. Meta Records. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Denti Mercury. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Fly Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Flying Carpet. Wagram Records. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Incredible India. Universal Records. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Indian Summer. C4. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Eastern Drums and Breaks Vol. 2. Track: "So Gaye Hain A. R. Rahman"
  • India The Women's Voice. Union Square Music. Tracks: "Kehna Hi Kya" , Yaro Yarodi"
  • Inside Man (2006). Varèse Sarabande. Track: Chaiyya Chaiyya
  • Divine Intervention. Milan Music. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Introducing A. R. Rahman (2006). Union Square Music. 20 Tracks
  • Lord of War (2005). Lakeshore Records. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Mondo India. Ark 21. Tracks: "Varaaga Nari," "Sowkiyamma," "Narumugaiyye," "Mazhai Thuli"
  • MTV Total Mix. Ark 21. Track: "Musafir"(Vande Mataram)
  • Paradisiac 2. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Patchwork. Naive. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Princess Mononoke Track: "Bombay Theme"(used in trailers)
  • Sa trincha Vol 2. Universal International. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • The Streets of Bollywood and Beyond (2006). Times Square Records. Track: "Narthirthinna"
  • Varka Mix. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • Vedic Path. Palm World Voices. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • VIP Lounge 1. Wagram Records. Track: "Gurus of Peace"
  • Zen 3. Track: "Bombay Theme"
  • 1 "Bombay Theme" is alternatively credited as "Bombay Theme Tune," "Mumbai Theme Tune" or "Bombay Theme Music" in compilations

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Signature tunes

Instrumental adaptation

  • Roja (1992)
  • Gentleman (1993)

References

  1. ^ "Rediff". Top Selling artists. http://www.rediff.com/entertai/1999/sep/07spice.htm. Retrieved 26 October 2006. 

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