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    Published On : Mon, Dec 28th, 2020
    National News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

    AR Rahman’s mother Kareema Begum passes away

    Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman’s mother, Kareema Begum, died in Chennai on Monday, sources close to the family said.

    Rahman uploaded a picture of his mother on his official Twitter page, without a caption.

    Condoling her death, Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami posted on Twitter, “Sad to know that Kareema Begum, mother of music great A R Rahman died of illness.”

    Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M K Stalin also extended his condolences.

    “He said she played a “big role” in Rahman’s musical journey from Tamil cinema to across the globe,” he tweeted.

    Composer-singer Salim Merchant said, “Very sorry for your loss AR. We pray that Amma gets Jannat-Ul-firdaus.”

    Rahman’s frequent collaborator, singer Shreya Ghoshal said Begum was one of the most affectionate people she came across.

    “Deeply saddened by this news Rahman sir. She was one of the most gentle affectionate person I have met. Praying for her departed soul.”

    Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur tweeted, “Your heart is broken, I know. But your mother left you with an inner strength , an inner resilience and belief .. that I have seen and admired for long. Stay strong, my friend.”

    Music composers Thaman, Devi Sri Prasad and many others also paid tributes to Begum

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