AR Rahman, the Mozart of Madras, has won two Oscars at the 81st Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
A.R. Rahman won the two awards for original score and best song along with Gulzar for Slumdog Millionaire. Rahman perfomed his compositions O Saya and Jai Ho on the stage after he accepted the awards.
India’s Resul Pokutty won the best sound mixing Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire along with Ian Tapp and Richard Pryke.
India-based Smile Pinky won the best short documentary.
OSCAR winning song – Jai Ho with lyrics