Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Yet Another Oscar for A.R.Rehman

The “Mozart of Madras” A.R.Rehman has been nominated for the 82nd Academy Awards. The composer’s first fully fledged Hollywood commitment “Couples Retreat” has fetched him the nomination. The song from the movie “Na Na” has been nominated in the Best Original Song category the song was penned by Rehman himself and with rapper Blaze, Vivian Chaix and the song is sung by Alim, Clinton and Dominic along with the trio. The news was confirmed by Mr.Rehman himself during the background score launch in chennai and the album comprises of 6 songs. The special feature of the album is it has a Tamil song in it called “Kuru Kuru Kangalilae” which is penned and sung by Mr.Rehman. The Hollywood movie is been directed by Peter Billingsley and the plot of the movie is it revolves around 4 couples trying to reconnect with each other. The legendary music director won 2 Academy Awards last year in Best Original Song Category and Best Soundtrack for the movie “Slumdog Millionaire”.