: Music maestro A R Rahman is all set to enthral audiences in the US capital Sunday as part of a world tour that takes him across America, Canada, France, Switzerland, Holland and Britain.
The 45-day official world tour titled “AR Rahman Jai Ho Concert: The Journey Home World Tour
” starting with a show Thursday at the Nassau Coliseum in New York goes to New Jersey, Washington, Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Raleigh and Atlanta on the US leg.
The Bollywood legend who exploded onto the world stage with his Academy award-winning music for “Slumdog Millionaire” gave a glimpse of the theatrical experience that awaits the denizens of Washington at a preview here ahead of the tour.
Re-creating his studio arrangements live, Rahman will be flanked by costumed dancers, acrobats from Cirque de Soleil and a Mongolian contortionist. State-of-the-art 3-D light-mapping technology will conjure virtual movie sets, offering a spectacle inspired by the music’s cinematic sources.