A. R. Reihana

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A. R. Reihana
Madras, Madras State, India
(present-day Tamil Nadu, India)
Occupation(s)Playback Singer, Composer, Producer
SpouseG. Venkatesh
ChildrenG. V. Prakash Kumar
Bhavani Sre
Parent(s)R. K. Shekhar
RelativesA. R. Rahman (brother)
Ishrath Qadri (sister)
Fathima Shekhar (sister)

Raihanah (also known as Rayhanah) is an Indian playback singer and composer for films. She is the sister of A. R. Rahman and mother of G. V. Prakash Kumar and Bhavani Sre. Her first song being Malle Malle from the movie Chocolate for which the composer was music director Deva and produced by Madesh and directed by Venkatesh. She collaborated with A. R. Rahman on a song for the score of the award-winning Kannathil Muthamittal in 2005. The most recent song she has sung is Saarattu Vandiyila from Kaatru Veliyidai for which the director is Maniratnam. She also sang Balleilakka along with S. P. Balasubrahmanyam and Benny Dayal in the movie Sivaji. She has also sung various songs in Kannada and Telugu. She has composed for more than 6 tamil movies and has composed one song in a Malayalam movie Vasanthathinde kanal vazhigalil. She has composed jingles for various brands, like Madhurai Kumaran Silks, Suguna motors, Dazzler nail polish etc. She is the goodwill ambassador of a youth-based social organization called Raindropss[1][2]


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  1. ^ "AR Reihana turns producer". www.deccanchronicle.com/. 28 July 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  2. ^ "G.V. Prakash's mom becomes producer for a funny titled films - Tamil Movie News - IndiaGlitz.com". IndiaGlitz.com. Retrieved 19 January 2018.

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