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A. R. REHMAN WINS OSCAR

A. R. REHMAN WINS OSCAR


A. R. Rahman (Allah Rakha Rehman) wins the Oscar for Best Original score.

A R Rahman, the man who has redefined contemporary Indian music, is the pride of the Indian nation and a role model for millions around the world.
A R Rahman, hailed by Time Magazine as the ‘Mozart of Madras’, is one of the most successful artistes of all time and according to a BBC estimate, has sold more than 100 million albums of his works comprising of music from movies.
In 1991, noted filmmaker Mani Ratnam offered A R Rahman a movie ‘Roja’ which was a run-away success and brought nationwide fame and acclaim to the composer.
The movie also led Rahman to receive the Indian National Award for the Best Music Composer, the first time ever by a debutante.
Time magazine rated the soundtrack of ‘Roja’ in their top ten compilation of the all time 100 best movie soundtracks of the world.
A R Rahman is widely considered as the man who single-handedly revived public interest in Indian film music in the nineties.
A R Rahman has won:
18 Filmfare Awards,
3 MTV Awards,
4 IIFA Awards,
6 Tamil Nadu State Awards,
6 Zee Awards,
4 Screen Awards and lots more.
A R Rahman has also been conferred the prestigious ‘Padmashree’, the highest civilian honour by the Government of India in the year 2000 for his outstanding contribution to the Indian film industry.
AND sLUMDOG MILLIONNAIRE WON 8 OSCARS TOO
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February 24, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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