Sufi music is the devotional music of the Sufis, inspired by the works of Sufi poets, like Rumi, Hafiz, Bulleh Shah, Amir Khusrow and Khwaja Ghulam Farid. – Wikipedia
Under the guidance of a sufi healer Karimullah Shah Kadiri, A R Rahman found the beauty of Sufism and sufi music found a great champion in Rahman. Starting with ‘Deen Isai Maalai’ (1989), A R Rahman has carried the torch for sufi music in India and beyond. We’ve tried picking some of A R Rahman’s contribution to sufi music.