Shankar Mahadevan on AR Rahman: A Timeless 'God-Fearing' Personality, but One Remarkable Change

Shankar Mahadevan and AR Rahman collaborated on the film Bombay's soundtrack.

Mahadevan contributed as a vocalist, describing their recording process as organic and experimental.

Rahman had the final say in selecting the best music for the film.

Rahman has remained humble and god-fearing over the past 28 years but has gained confidence and courage.

Shankar praised Rahman's growth as a musician, noting his evolving sense of harmony and incorporation of international influences.

Rahman's music for Bombay was a major success in India and recognized as one of the top 10 scores worldwide by Time magazine.

Rahman's use of harmonies, western classical orchestra, and modern arrangements showcases his musical evolution and creativity.