Reports said that AR Rahman, an internationally renowned multi-talented Indian artist, film composer, philanthropist and winner of many awards, is launching his own metaverse platform.
It has been reported that on Rahman’s 56th birthday, the award-winning artist surprised his 24.4M Twitter followers by announcing the current development of Katraar. To specify, Katraar is an exclusive platform for new musical creations and other art forms created by up-and-coming artists.
However, through a tweet, Rahman explains that the purpose of Katraar is to “bring in new talents, technologies, and to bring direct revenue for artists.” He later stated that the team is working with the HBAR Foundation “to do many cool things.”
The report said that this includes using unique NFTs in music, art and storytelling, along with an unrevealed project based on virtual beings. Katraar will empower the artists of this generation by making new emerging technologies easily accessible.
Likewise, the use of decentralized technology will create a community of artists and music lovers. Artists can also effortlessly upload their works and be rewarded for it through the platform. Further, Katraar will offer many other songs from around the world along with a few of Rahman’s originals.
On another note, users can input their email on the Katraar website to receive updates regarding the development of the platform. Upon submitting your email, you will also be eligible to win surprise gifts.
Allah Rakkha Rahman is an Indian music composer, record producer, singer and songwriter. He is also well-known for his work appearing in Bollywood films, particularly Tamil and Hindi films. Rahman is also a winner of many awards, such as six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, among many others.
Thus, he won the BMI award for Best Score for his soundtrack in the Hollywood film, Couples Retreat. Further, his music in Slumdog Millionaire also received an award for Best Original Score and Best Original Song at the Academy Awards.
Source: NFT Evening