Karima Begum, mother of musician AR Rahman, is no longer in this world. She was running ill. Confirming this news, Rahman shared a photo of his mother Karima on his social media. Karima’s real name was Kasturi, later he changed his name when Rahman to Dilip Kumar.
Funeral to be held today
Karima was ill for the last one year. On 28 December, he breathed his last in Chennai. Karima Begum’s last rights will be held today, for which a crowd of people has started outside Rahman’s house. Rahman remained the closest to his mother. Karima married Rajagopala Kulasekharan, who was himself a music composer. Kulasekhar died when Rahman was 9 years old.