The Hollywood film Life of Pi which was shot in Pondicherry bagged the Golden Globe Award. This film is already nominated for Oscar Awards. At this point of time, it has won the Golden Globe Award. This award has been given for the background score.
This award is being considered equal to Oscars. Five films competed in this category. Life of Pi music composer Michael Diana has composed the background score using an array of instruments which included Indian musical instruments. Since the background score was unique, it was nominated for this award.
Earlier music composer A R Rahman had won the Golden Globe Award for composing music for the film Slumdog Millionaire. Life of Pi has Indian actors Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Tabu in the cast. Bombay Jayashri has sung a song in this film. This song has been nominated for Oscar Award. Life of Pi has been directed by the famous Oscar Award winning director Ang Lee.