Cannes 2024: Exclusive Interview with A. R. Rahman | Anupama Chopra | Headhunting to Beatboxing | FC at Cannes

In conversation with A. R. Rahman at the 77th Cannes Film Festival.
Cannes 2024: Exclusive Interview with A. R. Rahman
Cannes 2024: Exclusive Interview with A. R. Rahman

A. R. Rahman speaks with Anupama Chopra about his latest production, Headhunting to Beatboxing, a documentary that celebrates the musical renaissance of Nagaland. Rahman shares his long-standing fascination with Nagaland's musical culture and his reasons for producing the documentary. He emphasises the importance of integrating the culture and music of the North East into the mainstream. Additionally, Rahman discusses his experience composing for Amar Singh Chamkila and how he drew inspiration from legends like Madan Mohan for the song "Vida Karo." The musical maestro also talks about embracing technology, using AI positively, and staying attuned to audience preferences and current trends.

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