A.R. Rahman leads in ‘World Soundtrack Awards’

‘Unstoppable and limitless accolades’ – Slumdog Millionaire seems to be running through high time even after gaining world-class awards. Precisely, A.R. Rahman – Madras Mozart is treading with best deals in Hollywood with his Academy Award success. Now, here comes another space for the maestro to get honored.

According to Variety magazine online has been nominated for three songs at the World Soundtrack Awards.

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ will now compete with ‘Burn after Reading’ and ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ among others for the criteria of ‘Best Original Score of the year’.

The other two for the category are, ‘Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film’.

However it’s a great disappointment for all buffs of Rahman as he hasn’t been nominated for the category of ‘Film Composer of the Year’.

Musicians Danny Elfman, Carter Burwell, Alexandre Desplat, Michael Giacchino and Hans Zimmer are vying for the honour.

Winners of 2009 World Soundtrack Awards will be announced at the closing ceremony of this year’s Ghent International Film Festival on October 17.

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