AR Rahman Open to Collaborating with Taylor Swift, Hails Her as an Inspiration for Musicians

AR Rahman, the Oscar-winning Indian composer, expresses his admiration for Taylor Swift and openness to collaborate with her, highlighting the growing global influence of Indian artists in the music industry.

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AR Rahman Open to Collaborating with Taylor Swift, Hails Her as an Inspiration for Musicians

In a recent interview, acclaimed Indian composer AR Rahman expressed his admiration for American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift and his willingness to collaborate with her on future projects. Rahman, known for his Oscar-winning work, said he would be open to composing any genre of music for Swift, whether it be a dance number or a romantic song.

Rahman praised Swift's achievements, including becoming the first musician to join the Forbes Billionaires List in 2024. He also drew comparisons between Swift and the late Michael Jackson, noting that both have used their music to do good things and inspire others. "She has gone through so much and got cheated and made a comeback," Rahman said, calling Swift a "good case study and inspiration for musicians ."

This is not the first time the two artists have expressed mutual admiration. In a 2014 interview, Swift called Rahman a fantastic musician" whose "music touches the soul" and said she would love to attend one of his live performances.

Why this matters: The potential collaboration between AR Rahman and Taylor Swift would bring together two of the biggest names in music from different parts of the world. It also highlights the growing global influence and recognition of Indian artists in the international music scene.

Currently, Rahman is receiving acclaim for his work on the Netflix film "Amar Singh Chamkila," particularly for the song "Tu Kya Jaane" which has been dubbed the "most romantic song" by audiences. Meanwhile, Swift continues to break records and make history, solidifying her status as one of the most successful and influential artists of her generation.

Key Takeaways

  • AR Rahman expressed admiration for Taylor Swift, open to collaborating.
  • Rahman praised Swift's achievements, including becoming a Forbes billionaire.
  • Swift previously called Rahman a "fantastic musician" whose "music touches the soul".
  • Potential Rahman-Swift collaboration highlights global influence of Indian artists.
  • Rahman receiving acclaim for Netflix film "Amar Singh Chamkila", Swift breaking records.