Music composer A R Rahman will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award at the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).
Winner of two Academy Awards and two Grammy Awards, the 45-year-old is first musician to be feted with a lifetime achievement award at DIFF, and also the youngest recipient of the award.
Rahman will receive the award during the event that will be held from December 7 to 14. “A R Rahman is an inspiration for countless musicians and composers. He has demonstrated how the power of music can cross all barriers and connect with a global audience,” said Abdulhamid Juma, the festival’s chairman.