AR Rahman Creates History By Becoming First Indian To Get Two Oscars
Posted February 23, 2009on:
The amazing Indian music maestro AR Rahman created history by becoming the first Indian to garb two Oscar glories for his creativity in British filmmaker Danny Boyle’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. AR Rahman received the first Oscar honour for the best original score in the movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. He shared the second Oscar award for best original song for the film’s theme number ‘Jai Ho’ with noted Indian lyricist Gulzar.
After receiving the coveted academy awards at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, Rahman got overwhelmed and delivered his speech in both Hindi and Tamil. He glorified the role of his mother in his success who was also present to witness the momentous occasion. He also thanked the Almighty and walked off the red carpet with pride. After the second Oscar bestowed on Rahman, the music maestro said that he reach the zenith of success because he choose to spread love instead of hatred.
Earlier, AR Rahman had won the prestigious Golden Globe Award for his original score in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. Besides it, Rahman also bagged several laurels for his work in the globally acclaimed film which deals with rags-to-riches tale of a Mumbai slum dweller. The original score composed by Rahman for the film adds extra gory to it. The theme song ‘Jai Ho’ elevates the music maestro as the best in his field of work. The entire country is in the mood of celebration as Rahman fulfilled India’s dream of Oscars.