Rahman agrees to be goodwill ambassador of Indian Olympic Contingent

MUMBAI || Oscar-winning music composer A R Rahman has agreed to be the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian Olympic contingent, joining cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, ace shooter Abhinav Bindra and Bollywood star Salman Khan.

arrTendulkar, Salman and Olympic gold medallist Bindra had earlier accepted the role offered by the Indian Olympic Association. The IOA said that it has also received an official written confirmation from Rahman.

“It’s absolutely an honour and my pleasure to be a goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent scheduled for August 2016,” Rahman said in a release issued by the IOA.