Followed by Skype Q&A with filmmaker.
Umesh Aggarwal’s Jai Ho is an unparalleled and exclusive look into one of the most iconic musicians of our time – A.R. Rahman. Most renowned in the West for his Oscar and Grammy Award-winning soundtrack to Slumdog Millionaire, the “Mozart of Madras” is a household name in India with over 120 film scores under his belt. His effortless blend of Eastern sensibility with Western technology has changed the face of film music in India. This doc charts his incredible rise to fame — from his humble beginnings in the Tamil film industry to working with Andrew Lloyd Webber in London — and beyond. Rahman talks about his work and life experiences in unprecedented personal terms, and provides a glimpse into the spirituality that drives his genius.