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AR Rahman to undertake Jai Ho World Tour in summer

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Nevada (US) (ANI): Oscar winner musician AR Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) will perform live in his 'Jai Ho World Tour' concerts during coming summer, according to reports. To be reportedly called “Jai Ho—The Journey Home", these concerts expectedly will be held in Europe, Africa, Australia, North America, Middle East, South East Asia, India, and United Kingdom, reports suggest.

Besides Rahman, these concerts will reportedly include few dozen artists/dancers also. These shows are claimed to be audiovisual spectacle involving pyrotechnics and lighting. Acclaimed Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, commended Rahman for taking the Indian music to new heights and bringing respect and international recognition to Indian film music.

Zed, who is chairperson of Indo-American Leadership Confederation, urged Government of India to launch some world-class conservatories in collaboration with major business houses to channelize the abundant musical talent of India.

Rahman, who has reportedly recorded sales of over 300 million, was called 'Mozart of Madras' by Time magazine. Rahman sees music “as a way to connect to spirituality and embrace it" and for “creating harmony in troubled times".

Topics: slumdog millionaire, ar rahman, oscar awards

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