If all goes well, A R Rahman might well and truly be in the race to win an Oscar or maybe for that matter, even two, again!
Yes, you read that right. Sources in the industry say that the Mozart of Madras is in the race for Oscars yet again. This time, A R Rahman has earned himself a place in the contenders’ list with the music for Pele : Birth of a legend. While his work in Pele has put him in contention for a place in the nomination list of the Original Score category, his number, Ginga, has put him in contention for a nomination in the Original Song segment also.
The final nominations are to be announced on January 24 while the presentation ceremony will happen on February 26.