For his outstanding work in the Slumdog Millionaire, the musical master A.R. Rahman is very happy to be nominated for the Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Original Score. This nomination is not just a challenge for Rahman, it is a kind of honor for almost every Indian. The Golden Globe Awards is considered to be the trailer or smaller version of the Oscars. Also, these Golden Globes are one of the most prestigious and valuable Hollywood awards, the leading option in movie industry that carries an excellent value. Also, it is truly inspiring to see that this musical superstar got nominated for the celebrated award.
Competing against this musical master at Golden Awards are Clint Eastwood for Changeling, Hans Zimmer for Frost/Nixon, James Newton Howard for Defiance and Alexander Desplat for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Considering the point that this Indian singer and musician have won Best Music Award in the Los Angeles Film Critic’s Association for the movie Slumdog Millionaire, Rahman’s chances are proving to be strong. The Golden Globe Awards is being awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that includes about 90 international and foreign journalists. These awards will be offered on the 11th of January, 09 and will also be telecasted all over the 150 countries of the world.
Basically, the Slumdog Millionaire is the movie that is based on an interesting novel. The well-known Simon Beaufoy, a British screenwriter, has adapted the marvelous novel into this film’s script. With Danny Boyle as the director but carried on with shooting in India, the movie traces the daily life of some poor Jamal, the slum dweller, who strives for his luck at the Kaun Banega Crorepathi. And to his surprise, the poor man eventually wins the contest. The movie is actually not a first Hollywood assignment for the musical master Rahman as he has composed for films like Elizabeth, Bombay Dreams, The Lord of the Rings and Heaven and Earth.