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Feeling great about IIFA celebrating my silver jubilee: AR Rahman

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New Delhi : With the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) celebrating A. R. Rahman’s 25th anniversary in filmdom, the delighted double Oscar-winning composer said that this “feels good.”

The philanthropist has clocked 25 years in the film industry since his debut in Tamil film ‘Roja’ in 1992.

While talking to ANI, the 50-year-old composer said, “I’m feeling great. I’m performing in London and then going to IIFA and we have been working on it from past four months.. New York is a great place and I hope people will enjoy this.”

Stating that he has many memories with IIFA in South Africa, Singapore, Rahman said, “Some of the places I couldn’t go because I was stuck in other projects, I was contractually in Hollywood, when I got one of the awards. But, IIFA is such great, wherever they go, they spread their glory.”

Expressing his love for IIFA, the elated ‘Vande Mataram’ producer said that he has beautiful memories with IIFA and he “loves the joy, when members of fraternity come together and meet.”

The show is set to feature a never-seen-before medley of musicians that includes Benny Dayal, Javed Ali, Neeti Mohan, Jonita Gandhi, Haricharan Seshadri.

The Awards 2017, to be held at New York’s iconic MetLife Stadium on July 15, will witness power-packed performances by Bollywood superstars – Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon, to name a few.

He is also set to begin his “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow” tour which too marks 25 years of his journey in the music industry. It starts on July 8 at Wembley in London.

The music maestro’s journey from the hit song “Roja” to “Kaatru Veliyidai” will be celebrated at the tour.
ANI