Now a street named after AR Rahman in Canada

Oscar winning musician AR Rahman now has a street in Canada named after him. A street in Markham, Ontario has been christened "Allah-Rakha Rahman st" in honour of him.

Rahman tweeted a picture of him posing on the street with a sign that says "Allah-Rakha Rahman st" on his Twitter page and wrote, 'Welcome to my street.'

Courtesy: Twitter

Courtesy: Twitter

Rahman has received many international accolades which includes Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe.

Rahman was also awarded the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour, in 2010.

Often referred to as the Mozart of Madras, Rahman has also received several honorary degrees from universities across the globe.