There were reports that he is being considered for the position by the IOA.

"I heard it from the press but nobody (approached me). It was all over the press, in the google news spread. But I didn't get any email yet. Maybe my management knows," Rahman told reporters here.

The composer was speaking at the trailer and music the launch of the Hollywood film Pele.

Recently, superstar Salman Khan was named goodwill ambassador by the Indian Olympic Association.

IOA's decision to pick Salman received a lot of flak and left the sporting fraternity divided with London Olympics bronze-medallist Yogeshwar and the legendary Milkha Singh leading the criticism.

When asked what he feels about the Dabangg star's appointment, Rahman said, "I think he is a very attractive face, so why not."