AR Rahman creates history with 2 Oscars

February 23rd, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI  

Oscar awards

Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Composer AR Rahman has created history by scooping two Oscar awards for Best Original score and Best Original song for Slumdog Millionaire.

The award for Best Song Jai Ho was shared by Rahman and renowned lyricist Gulzar.

Ressul Pookutty also walked away with the golden trophy for Best Sound Mixing.

The critically acclaimed film has also won an award for the Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Film editing each.

Danny Boyle has been honoured with the Best Director award for Slumdog Millionaire.

Actor Health Ledger was honoured with the posthumous Oscar in the Supporting Actor for his role as The Joker in The Dark Knight.

Penelope Cruz won the Best Supporting actor gong for Woody Allen’’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona. (ANI)

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