AR Reihana to debut in Malayalam

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 05, 2012 06:23 hrs

AR Rahman’s sister and GV Prakash’s mother AR Reihana popular singer, music director and RJ is going to debut in Malayalam as a music director.

Reihana is going to provide five songs for the Malayalam film Manchotile Veedu directed by Sukumaran. Reihana has a Malayalee connection as her father RK Sekhar was a very popular music director in Malayalam during the 70’s. Her brother AR Rahman early in his career has also done music for Yodha, a Mohanlal film.

Reihana who hosts the popular show Rahamania in a FM channel has sung a few Tamil songs and also composed music for three Tamil films. Her claim to fame is the controversial chartbuster “Malai, Malai..” in Chocolate.

Reihana in a press meet in Kochi said : “ I think I have very strong connections with Kerala. My father RK Sekhar was a very popular music director during his times. My brother AR Rahman is very, very popular in Kerala and my son GV Prakash’s music is growing in popularity. I’m doing this Malayalam film as director Sukumar was a friend of my dad.”

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