A R Rahman is once again in the race for another Oscar. His song Ginga from Pele – The Birth of a Legend is contending along with 91 other songs for the Oscar. The final nominations will be learnt in the coming months. A R rahman earlier won a double Oscar for Best Original Song and Best Original Song for his movie Slumdog Millionaire. He was later nominated for 127 Hours in the same categories.
A R Rahman is affectionately known as the Mozart of Madras and has won other international accolades like the BAFTA Awards, Golden Globe Awards and the Grammy Awards. He has won the National Award four times for Roja, Minsara Kanavu, Lagaan and Kannathil Muthamittal.
He is currently busy with numerous projects like Mani Ratnam’s Kaatru Veliyidai, OK Jaanu, 2.0, Sarvam Thaala Mayam and home production 99 songs