Wish of Billions of Indians- Dream of AR Rahman- Oscar Award

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“Oscar Award” is a prestigious award to win in the Cinema field for achievements in various categories of film making. Many talented people of Indian Cinema working in various categories of film making have a dream and passion to win “Oscar Award”. However, so far only two Indians have won “Oscar Awards”:-

  • Bhanu Athaiya (for costume design in “Gandhi”)/ In 1982, “Gandhi” was nominated for 11 and won eight.
  • Satyajit Ray who was given an honorary Oscar for his contribution to films.

Now, nominations have been made for the achievements in various categories for “Oscar Awards” to be announced/awarded on the 22nd February 2009.

“Slumdog Millionaire” a film about India acted by Indian actors has got ten nominations, including three for the Indian Music Maestro AR Rahman, who recently bagged the “Golden Globe Award” for the best music in the same film “Slumdog Millionaire’ for his music score in the song “Jai Ho”.

The film “Slumdog Millionaire” has been nominated for the following10 categories:-

1. Cinematography

2. Directing

3. Film Editing

4. Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)

5. Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song)/”Jai Ho”

6. Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song)/”O Saya”

7. Sound Editing

8. Sound Mixing

9. Screenplay

10.The Best Motion Picture of the Year

Indians, especially the fans and admirers of AR Rahman are waiting with excitement to hear the good news of Indian film winning Oscar Award/s and the Music Maestro Rahman becoming “Oscar Winner”, immediately after becoming the first Asian/Indian “Golden Globe Award Winner”.

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List of Nominees:-

Achievement in Cinematography

  1. CHANGELING
  2. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  3. THE DARK KNIGHT
  4. THE READERTHE READER
  5. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE(1)

Achievement in Directing

  1. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  2. FROST/NIXON
  3. MILK
  4. THE READER
  5. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE(2)

Achievement in Film Editing

  1. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  2. THE DARK KNIGHT
  3. FROST/NIXON
  4. MILK
  5. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE(3)

Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)

  1. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  2. DEFIANCE
  3. MILK
  4. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE(4)/AR RAHMAN(1)
  5. WALL-E

Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song)

  1. WALL-E “Down to Earth”
  2. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE “Jai Ho”(5)/ AR RAHMAN(2)
  3. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE “O Saya”(6)/ AR RAHMAN(3)

Best Motion Picture of the Year

  1. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  2. FROST/NIXON
  3. MILK
  4. THE READER
  5. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE(7)

Achievement in Sound Editing

  1. THE DARK KNIGHT
  2. IRON MAN
  3. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE(8)
  4. WALL-E
  5. WANTED

Achievement in Sound Mixing

  1. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  2. THE DARK KNIGHT
  3. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE(9)
  4. WALL-E
  5. WANTED

Adapted Screenplay

  1. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  2. DOUBT
  3. FROST/NIXON
  4. THE READER
  5. SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE(10)

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

  1. Richard Jenkins-THE VISITOR
  2. Frank Langella-FROST/NIXON
  3. Sean Penn-MILK
  4. Brad Pitt-THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  5. Mickey Rourke-THE WRESTLER

Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

  1. Josh Brolin-MILK
  2. Robert Downey Jr.-TROPIC THUNDER
  3. Philip Seymour Hoffman-DOUBT
  4. Heath Ledger-THE DARK KNIGHT
  5. Michael Shannon-REVOLUTIONARY ROAD

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

  1. Anne Hathaway-RACHEL GETTING MARRIED
  2. Angelina Jolie-CHANGELING
  3. Melissa Leo-FROZEN RIVER
  4. Meryl Streep-DOUBT
  5. Kate Winslet-THE READER

Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

  1. Amy Adams-DOUBT
  2. Penélope Cruz-VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA
  3. Viola Davis-DOUBT
  4. Taraji P. Henson-THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  5. Marisa Tomei-THE WRESTLER

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

  1. BOLT
  2. KUNG FU PANDA
  3. WALL-E

Achievement in Art Direction

  1. CHANGELING
  2. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  3. THE DARK KNIGHT
  4. THE DUCHESS
  5. REVOLUTIONARY ROAD

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Achievement in Costume Design

  1. AUSTRALIAAUSTRALIA
  2. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  3. THE DUCHESS
  4. MILK
  5. REVOLUTIONARY ROAD

Best Documentary Feature

  1. THE BETRAYAL (NERAKHOON)
  2. ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD
  3. THE GARDEN
  4. MAN ON WIRE
  5. TROUBLE THE WATER

Best Documentary Short Subject

  1. THE CONSCIENCE OF NHEM EN
  2. THE FINAL INCH
  3. SMILE PINKI
  4. THE WITNESS – FROM THE BALCONY OF ROOM 306

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Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

  1. The Baader Meinhof Complex
  2. The Class
  3. Departures
  4. Revanche
  5. Waltz With Bashir

Achievement in Makeup

  1. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  2. THE DARK KNIGHT
  3. HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY

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Best Animated Short Film

  1. La Maison en Petits Cubes
  2. LAVATORY – LOVESTORY
  3. OKTAPODI
  4. PRESTO
  5. THIS WAY UP

Best Live Action Short Film

  1. AUF DER STRECKE (ON THE LINE)
  2. MANON ON THE ASPHALT
  3. NEW BOY
  4. THE PIG
  5. SPIELZEUGLAND (TOYLAND)

Achievement in Visual Effects

  1. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
  2. THE DARK KNIGHT
  3. IRON MAN

Original Screenplay

  1. FROZEN RIVER
  2. HAPPY-GO-LUCKY
  3. IN BRUGES
  4. MILK
  5. WALL-E

UPDATE:

Wish of Billions of Indians and Dream of AR Rahman comes true,AR Rahman bagged Two Oscar Awards.

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One Response to "Wish of Billions of Indians- Dream of AR Rahman- Oscar Award"

  1. Hey u have good article or i can say news on your blog. Hey u can read my post on Movie Slumdog Millionaire. As u know this movie has already won 4 Golden Global awards and now yesterday nominated for 10 Oscar. WOW….

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