Musician, Director and Trustee,
A.R. Rahman Foundation
Khatija Rahman is a vocalist and philanthropist. She is best known for her independent single "Farishton" and for featuring on U2 and A.R. Rahman’s track "Ahimsa,” as well as her playback music including the title track of ‘Enthiran’ (her debut song), “Rock A Bye Baby” from ‘Mimi’ and “Kaayam” from ‘Iravin Nizhal.’ She has been featured in prestigious publications such as Cosmopolitan, HT Brunch, The Quint, Brut, Elle and won the Women Achiever by Inspirational Global Women’s Awards amongst other honours. She has also been an executive producer for powerful films like ‘Nirvana’ (which won the 5th place in the epic games competition) in association with Viga Entertainment and Qyuki, ‘Undefeated Triumph Of Nithila’ as well as the music video for “Farishton.” Khatija is also the director and trustee at the A.R. Rahman Foundation. As an Acumen fellow, one of Rahman’s many objectives is to create a safe and unbiased space for women in the arts.