Chennai: Music maestro AR Rahman’s mother Kareema Begum passed in Chennai on Monday, according to sources close to the family, reported news agency PTI.
On Monday afternoon, Rahman shared a photograph of his mother on his Twitter profile without a caption.
— A.R.Rahman (@arrahman) December 28, 2020
Reacting to his tweet, his friends from the film and music industries offered their condolences.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and DMK President MK Stalin also paid tributes to Kareema Begum on Twitter. Director Mohan Raja, producer Dr. Dhananjayan, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, music composers Shreya Ghoshal, Thaman, singer Harshdeep Kaur, and many others expressed grief on social media.