Justin Freer talks about A.R. Rahman’s incredible work for the widely acclaimed hit, Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle. This was nominated for a stunning ten Academy Awards in 2009 and won eight, including Best Picture. A.R. Rahman won the 2009 Golden Globe for Best Orig. Score and won two Academy Awards for Best Orig. Score and Original Song for “Jai Ho”. Many consider this score to be his magnum opus!
A.R. Rahman (Allahrakka Rahman) is an Indian composer, singer, music producer, and is one of the most well known composers working in the industry today. In 2010, the Indian government awarded him the Padma Bhushan, the nation’s third-highest civilian award.