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Updated: January 27, 2011 02:41 IST

Rahman bags WEF Crystal Award

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Music Composer A.R. Rahman.
Music Composer A.R. Rahman.

Internationally renowned music composer A.R. Rahman was on Wednesday honoured with the Crystal Award of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at the opening ceremony of its annual meet here being attended by 2,500 global leaders from the fields of business, government, art, culture and religion.

Mr. Rahman, 44, received the award, given to outstanding artists who use their talent for social and charitable work.

The WEF took note of his work for the welfare of children. He said he got motivation from social work.

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