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AR Rahman becomes 1st Indian to get 3 Oscar nominations! Slumdog bags 10 Oscar nominations

 

81st Annual Oscar Nominations
First things first, A R Rahman has, in one shot, become the indian with most Oscar nominations!  3 nominations! The amazing thing is that they reduced the number or nominations for ‘Best Original Song’ from 5 to 3 and ARR has 2 of those 3 nominations!! WOW!!

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Best Musical Score
Alexandre Desplat-The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
James Newton Howard-Defiance
Danny Elfman-Milk
AR Rahman-Slumdog Millionaire
Thomas Newman-Wall E

Best Song
“Down to Earth”
Music by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman; Lyric by Peter Gabriel
“Jai Ho”
Music by A.R. Rahman; Lyric by Gulzar
“O Saya”
Music by A.R. Rahman; Lyric by A.R. Rahman and Maya Arulpragasam

Best picture
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Frost/Nixon
Milk
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Director
Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
Stephen Daldry – The Reader
David Fincher – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Ron Howard – Frost/Nixon
Gus Van Sant – Milk

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIR gets 10 Oscar nominations

January 23, 2009 - Posted by | Bollywood, Movie, world | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Wow…. Awesome contest I bet you can’t get all of them correct http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Slumdog-Millionaire-Contest/113261985710?ref=mf

    Comment by pooja | January 23, 2009 | Reply


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