Friends and Fans thronged the chennai airport in the wee hours of 2:30 am thursday to welcome home their hero.
A R Rahman returned by an emirites filight to a rousing welcome at the Anna International Air Terminal after winning two oscars at the 81st Academy awards function the happened in LA on Feb 22nd. The ‘Mozart of Madras’ was cheered as he emerged from the international terminal to the beats of drum specialist Sivamani. While Sivamani’s troupe performed, a little away was another team from Kerala playing traditional music to herald the return of the hero. Rahman will be felicitated March 1 by the Cine Musicians’ Union. Rahman won the Oscars for Best Original Music and Best Song for his compositions in Slumdog Millionaire.