Rahman makes India proud by bagging Oscar

February 23rd, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS  

Slumdog MillionaireLos Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman won the Oscar for his original score in the highly acclaimed movie “Slumdog Millionaire”.
The composer was overwhelmed and interspersed his speech with Hindi as well as Tamil on receiving the coveted trophy here Sunday.

“There is a dialogue from an old Hindi film - “Mere paas ma hai” - which means I have nothing but a mother. My mother is here, I have her blessings. I am glad she could be here,” said Rahman.

He ended the acceptance speech by saying “God is great” in Tamil, something he says after winning every award.

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