A R Rahman’s track Elay Keechan for Mani Ratnam’s Kadal is creating the right impact amongst his southern audiences. It pushed his last single Nenjukkule to the second spot and sits on the apex of the I tunes most downloaded singles. Now Hollywood too is celebrating his music and awards are flowing in for the maestro. Reportedly the two times Oscar award winner may give Kollywood yet another reason to smile.
The soundtrack composed by Isaipuyal Rahman for People Like Us has made it to the final list of the 85th Academy Awards. Moreover a composer from Mollywood, has made it to the prestigious list this year. Sreevalsan J Menon, who has composed the music for Saint Dracula will be a strong contender in the race along with 104 other works by internationally acclaimed artists. It is moment of joy for music aficionados. They are enjoying the recognition commercial Indian music is getting worldwide.
The Oscars for this year will be presented on February 24, 2013. They say third time is always lucky. Already winner for the Best Original Music Score and Best Original Song at the 81st Academy Awards in 2009 for Slumdog Millionaire. AR Rahman may as well be lucky to scorch another one this.
Post his successful stint in 2009, a composition for Couples Retreat and the music for Danny Boyle 127 Hours had made to the Oscar list. However he came back empty handed on both occasions. Will ARR get another Oscar at the 85thAcademy Awards?