The Mozart of Madras, A.R. Rahman has won a Golden Globe nomination in the Best Original Score category for his music in 127 Hours.
The Indian musician had won a Golden Globe and two Oscars in 2008 for his score in Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire. Coincidentally, 127 Hours is also directed by Danny Boyle.
Other nominees in the Best Original Score category include: Alexandre Desplat for The King’s Speech, Danny Elfman for Alice in Wonderland, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for The Social Network and Hans Zimmer for Inception. Rahman’s compositions in 127 Hours have been described by critics as “haunting tracks with wonderful crescendos”.