Rahman gets Golden Globe nomination, Satellite Award for Slumdog Millionaire


MUMBAI: Music director A R Rahman has got a Golden Globe nomination for the Best Original Score for his music in Slumdog Millionaire directed by Danny Boyle. The film has also earned three other nominations for Best Picture-Drama, Best Director and Best Screenplay for Simon Beaufoy for 2008 Golden Globe Awards.

Additionally, Rahman also received the Satellite Award for the music. Slumdog Millionaire also received the Satellite Awards for Best Picture-Drama and Best Director for Boyle.

The film tells the heart warming story of an 18-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai who goes on to win a staggering Rs 20 million on India’s Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? game show.

The movie has also won four Excellent Dynamic Activism (EDA) Awards from the Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ), including Best Film and Best Direction.

Slumdog Millionaire is slated to release in India in January.

The movie has also won two awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association – Best Director and Best Music for Rahman. It also won the runner-up prize for Best Cinematography for Anthony Dod Mantle.

The film has also won the Best Cinematography prize from The New York Film Critics’ Circle and earned six Critics Choice Award nominations for picture, director, writer, young actor, composer and song.