AR Rahman's daughter Khatija Rahman got married to her fiance, audio engineer Riyasdeen Shaik Mohamed. The Grammy Award-winning composer shared a picture of Khatija and Riyasdeen's wedding on his Instagram profile, and he wrote: "May the Almighty bless the couple." Thank you in advance for your good wishes and love. " The family photo from the wedding ceremony also has a portrait of AR Rahman's late mother placed on the stage. She shared a picture from her wedding on Instagram, and she wrote: "The most awaited day in my life." I am married to my man, Riyasdeen. "Costume conceptualized and styled by Shruti Agarwal, costume assistant-Kriti Baid."
In the comments section of AR Rahman's post, singer Shreya Ghoshal wrote: "Hearty congratulations to Khatija Rahman and Riyasdeen." God bless the beautiful couple. " Film producer Boney Kapoor commented: "Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. AR Rahman. Wishing the couple a very happy and blissful life."
Khatija and Riyasdeen got engaged in December last year. She announced it with a post that read: "With the blessings of the Almighty, I'm happy to announce to you all my engagement with Riyasdeen Shaik Mohamed, an aspiring entrepreneur and a wizkid audio engineer." The engagement happened on December 29th, my birthday, in the presence of close family and loved ones. "
Khatija, just like her father, is also a singer-musician. She has sung a few tracks, including Rock a Bye Baby by Mimi.
AR Rahman's long list of awards includes six National Awards and several Filmfare Awards from across Bollywood and the South film industry. He was honoured with the Padma Shri in 2000 and the Padma Bhushan in 2010 for his contribution to Indian music and cinema. AR Rahman's Grammy wins were two more trophies added to his awards legacy, headlined by the Academy Awards-he won two Oscars for Slumdog Millionaire in 2009.
AR Rahman has also won two Grammy Awards in 2010: Best Compilation Soundtrack for a Motion Picture (for Slumdog Millionaire) and Best Motion Picture Song (for Jai Ho). He recently composed music for the film Heropanti 2. Last year, he composed music for films like Mimi and Atrangi Re, among others.