Oscar award winner and renowned music composer AR Rahman’s mother Kareema Begum is no more and she passed away in Chennai on Monday. The music director announced it on Twitter sharing a picture of her mother. But, he did not add any text to the post.
Kareema played a big role in the career of AR Rahman since his childhood. She encouraged Rahman to take up music by assisting him to all the leading maestros, music composers, and even to the recording theatres.
In fact, Kareena Begum gave her all for his son to become a successful music director. AR Rahman has high regards for her and he always talks about his mother with much admiration and gratitude.
Several celebrities across the country are paying rich tributes to Kareema and extending condolences to the bereaved Rahman. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and DMK President M K Stalin including several others like Mohan Raja, Shekhar Kapur, Shreya Ghoshal, Harshdeep Kaur paid their tributes.