A.R. Rahman in Oscar Race yet again

rahmanIt could be a double whammy for Music maestro A.R. Rahman who has found a spot on the list of Oscar contenders for the year for his work on sports biopic “Pele: Birth of a Legend”.

In the 89th Academy Awards, Rahaman name features in the Original Score category and also “Ginga” number is competing for a spot in the final nominations for the Original Song category.

Final nominations for the 89th Academy Awards will be announced on January 24 and the presentation ceremony will be on February 26 at the Dolby Theatre at Highland Center in Hollywood. Rahman is the first Asian to win two Oscars in the same year.