Watching a live A R Rahman show remains a dream for most Music lovers. For Londoners, the dream will soon become a reality as the renowned Indian music composer will be performing at London's famous O2 auditorium. The evening will celebrate Indian Independence Day, as the date of performance is August 15, 2015.

O Saya, Rahman's mesmerising rendition was performed at the same venue some five years ago in 2010, and is still fresh in the minds of people who watched him perform live. Those present in the auditorium can still not forget the electrifying music by the composer himself.

The other singers who would accompany Rahman include Srinivas, Karthik, Javed Ali, Shweta Mohan and celebrated Bollywood singer Neeti Mohan. The hit number Jiya Re shot on Anushka Sharma in Shah Rukh Khan starrer film Jab Tak Hai Jaan, was sung by Neeti.

UK is a place extremely close to Rahman's heart as it brings back fond memories of working on landmark projects in his career. He is elated to be is back after five years. Rahman will wind up his US concerts held in the month of June in California and Washington, before heading for London.

Conferred with the title 'Mozart of Madras' by Times Magazine in 2009, Rahman was listed in world's most influential people and hit first album Roja was one of the 10 best soundtracks.

Two times Oscar, Grammy winner Rahman is still an extremely shy person who prefers to connect with his audience only through his music. Painfully introvert, it is not very easy to make Rahman speak about anything but music.

The composer and singer has also won a BAFTA and Golden Globe Award in the past. Though he has given music to more than 100 films so far, his internationally acclaimed music was for Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours and Ashutosh Gowarikar's Lagaan, which was nominated for Academy Awards.

'Yeh Jo Des Hai Tera' the soulful patriotic rendition by Rahman from Gowarikar's yet another film Swades, themed on India's problem of brain-drain is another popular composition. Rahman's loyal fans loved his music right from the time he started out. The numbers from Mani Ratnam's Roja, like the refreshing Dil Hai Chota Sa and romantic Roja Janeman were as much loved by his fans as they like Chaiyya Chaiyya from Dil Se and Nadan Parindey from Imtiaz Ali's Rockstar.

His other international outing includes Craig Gillespie's Million Dollar Arm and Lasse Hallstorm's Hundred Foot Journey.

Rahman will once again collaborate with Gowarikar for his upcoming film Mohenjo Daro starring Hrithik Roshan. The period drama will have unique composition by Rahman which will symbolise music in an era about which not much is known. The composer is also toiling hard on the background score of Jeff Zimbalist's Pele, a biopic on the life of Brazilian football legend.