Internationally renowned Indian musician, AR Rahman’s daughter Khatija Rahman announced her engagement on her Instagram last night with audio engineer Riyasdeen Shaik.

She shared a collage image of herself from the event and another picture of her fiance in black and white. She was wearing a pink dress with a matching mask on her engagement.

Khatija penned down on Instagram, “With the blessings of the Almighty I’m happy to announce to you all my engagement with Riyasdeen Shaik Mohamed @riyasdeenriyan, an aspiring entrepreneur and a wizkid audio engineer. The engagement happened on 29th December, my birthday in the presence of close family and loved ones.”


Several celebrities dropped their congratulatory messages under her post.

Indian female singer, Harshdeep Kaur wrote, “Congratulations to the both of you. God Bless!!”

Another Indian singer, Neeti Mohan said, “Many many congratulations. This is such a wonderful moment. @khatija.rahman @riyasdeenriyan.” Sreekanth Hariharan wrote, “Heartiest congratulations @khatija.rahman & @riyasdeenriyan !!”

Famous Atrangi Re Indian director, Aanand L.Rai also sent good wishes, “Congrats. Best wishes always. Stay Blessed.”

In November 2021, Khatija Rahman performed a spiritual song Farishton, at the Dubai Expo 2020, which was highly appreciated by the audience. It is also composed by AR Rahman.