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AR Rahmann Bags 2 Oscars

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Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman has won two oscars for Original music score and for Original music song. It’s not only his dream that has turned into reality at the 81st annual Academy Awards, it’s a milestone for Bollywood too.

It’s a tremendous achievement both for Rehmann and Bollywood.The whole of Bollywood celebrated as Rahman bagged the Oscars for best original score in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and its theme song ‘Jai Ho’. This amazing music director has created a history that would be remembered by all of us for ages to come.

Before this, only two Indians have won the Oscar in its 80 year history – Satyajit Ray was given the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in 1992 and Bhanu Athaiya won the best costume design Oscar along with John Mollo for the 1982 film ‘Gandhi.’

Rahman, the first Indian musician to win the annual Academy Award, was listed for three of the film’s ten Oscar nominations – one for his original score and two others for songs composed by him, ‘O Saya’ and ‘Jai Ho’.

The international recognition that Rahman has earned for himself makes every Indian proud. He deserves it more than anybody else for his wholehearted dedication to music. It’s a rare honour. It’s high time for all of us to congratulate the Music Maestro AR Rehmann for all his passion towards music that has made the whole of India proud.

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February 23, 2009 - Posted by | Celebrations, Fact, News, Personal | , , , , ,

11 Comments »

  1. well, that is SOMETHING! 🙂

    congrats to all of you! 🙂

    Comment by jacqueline | February 24, 2009 | Reply

  2. thank you for your visiting and have a nice day

    Comment by ipanks | February 24, 2009 | Reply

  3. When I saw you call me mate, I thought that you were an Australian or perhaps a Cockney Londoner! Little did I imagine that it will be a Tambram, if I mistake not! With a name like that it simply has to be. And it has to be someone who has to be an Engineer with five Ds and let me add another D to the list, Daring.

    You did visit my blog and commented and I have great pleasure to reciprocate. I like what I see here and shall return often and when the mood takes, comment.

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    Comment by rummuser | February 24, 2009 | Reply

  4. wow is nice articles in here…im glad to be here, tanks for ur comment at my place

    Comment by harry seenthing | February 24, 2009 | Reply

  5. conglats banget dech to mr AR RAHMAN
    and emang……..nice and asyik banget koq
    salam hangat dalam dua musimnya blue

    Comment by kezedot | February 24, 2009 | Reply

  6. Congratulations! The movie has won 8 awards all in all!

    Comment by honey | February 24, 2009 | Reply

  7. I mean in Oscars hehehe not mentioning other award giving bodies too like the golden globe ^_^

    Comment by honey | February 24, 2009 | Reply

  8. Great achievement, congratulation !! 🙂

    Comment by tanti | February 24, 2009 | Reply

  9. thats great that your country is able to represent itself on the national entertainment stage.

    Comment by angelretreat | February 25, 2009 | Reply

  10. paghimorning sahabat..
    nice day selalu ya harimu
    salam hangat dalam dua musimnya blue

    Comment by kezedot | February 26, 2009 | Reply

  11. I have not seen the movie yet!!! I thought the music was spectacular and deserved all the recognition. Sometimes I think the music is the most important part of a movie to me.

    If the music is not good, I would rather read a book

    Comment by Patricia | February 26, 2009 | Reply


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