Oscar winner musician AR Rahman has been conferred an honour by Canada as a Canadian street in Markham, Ontario has been named after him. AR Rahman, who is also known as the Mozart of Madras, has been honoured for his contribution to the world of music and arts.
Rahman posted a picture on Facebook of him holding a sign of a Canadian street named ‘Allah-Rakha Rahman St’ after him.
Later on, Rahman also tweeted, “Welcome to my street! (In Markham, ON, Canada).”
The ace composer has won 2 Academy Awards, 2 Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, 4 National Film Awards, 15 Filmfare Awards. Rahman was also awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honour, in 2010.