Posts Tagged ‘AR Rahman’

By • Jul 25th, 2012 • Category: Books, Movies, Music, Televison, Bollywood, Diaspora, India, YouTube Videos

Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman has created a Punjabi track called “Nimma Nimma” for London Olympic’s opening ceremony according to The Wall Street Journal. Guess this should not come as a surprise considering that Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle is directing the opening ceremony for the London Olympics. AR Rahman and Boyle have worked together in [...]



By • Sep 30th, 2010 • Category: Bollywood, Diaspora, India, People, Video, YouTube Videos

Indian film actor Rajinikanth has been on many people’s radar for two reasons: the first is he has a new movie out “Endhiran“ or “The Robot” that releases on Oct 1, 2010 in India, US, UK and other countries. Endhiran stars Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Danny Denzongopa and is directed by S. Shankar with music by [...]



By • Mar 7th, 2010 • Category: Books, Movies, Music, Televison, Americas, Bollywood, Bombay/Mumbai, India, People, Podcast

AR Rahman won 2 Oscars in 2009 for his music composition and song in Slumdog Millionaire. If you like, you can listen to a podcast of this interview . This is Kamla Bhatt. We bring you the second part of our conversation with Oscar-nominated music composer AR Rahman. AR has been nominated for three Oscars [...]



By • Mar 7th, 2010 • Category: Books, Movies, Music, Televison, Bollywood, Bombay/Mumbai, Chennai/Madras, India, People, Web 2.0, YouTube Videos

This is a 2-part interview with Oscar winner AR Rahman. An intensely private person, AR was pretty candid in this 2-part interview where he talks about his journey as a musician. AR entered the Indian film industry as a young boy, and through sheer hard work and determination rose to become one of the top [...]



By • Mar 7th, 2010 • Category: Books, Movies, Music, Televison, Americas, Bollywood, Bombay/Mumbai, Books and Authors, India, People, Podcast, Video, YouTube Videos

This is Kamla Bhatt and today my guest is Danny Boyle who is director of Slumdog Millionaire, the surprise movie of 2008 that has won four Golden Globe awards and has won 10 Oscar nominations. The New York Time Magazine called Slumdog Millionaire “The ultimate Danny Boyle movie”. The film had a shoe string budget [...]



By • Jan 5th, 2010 • Category: Books, Movies, Music, Televison, Bollywood, Bombay/Mumbai, Books and Authors, Diaspora, Ideas, India, Interviews, People, Podcast, San Francisco

A very Happy New Year to all of you. Thank you all for your support and for sending in your feedback & suggestions via comments, emails and tweets. As many of you may already know 2009 was a very interesting year, where my show was featured on Mint and NDTV’s websites. I had an exiting mix of [...]



By • Feb 23rd, 2009 • Category: Books, Movies, Music, Televison, Bollywood, Bombay/Mumbai, India, Interviews, People

This evening the cast and crew of Slumdog Millionaire made a clean sweep at the Oscars by winning 8 awards out of  10 nominations. The tone for the evening was set when Simon Beaufoy, who wrote the screenplay won the first Oscars. The second half of the show was dominated by Slumdog Millionaire.Slumdog Millionaire won the Oscar [...]



By • Feb 5th, 2009 • Category: Books, Movies, Music, Televison, Bollywood, Bombay/Mumbai, India, People, Podcast

The Kamla Show is collaborating with NDTV.com. We will be creating an interesting mix of interviews from our life and people channels for NDTV.com. We are launching with an  interview with British Director Danny Boyle of Slumdog Millionaire. In this exclusive interview Danny talks about the making of Slumdog Millionaire in Mumbai, whether this is [...]



By • Jan 26th, 2009 • Category: Books, Movies, Music, Televison, Bollywood, Bombay/Mumbai, Books and Authors, Global Voices, India, People

For my latest post in Global Voices, I wrote a quick round-up about what bloggers in India had to say about Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire. The movie got mixed reviews in India. I must confess that I liked the movie for its edgy portrait of Mumbai and the message of hope and optimism. Maybe that [...]



By • Jan 12th, 2009 • Category: Books, Movies, Music, Televison, Bollywood, Bombay/Mumbai, Books and Authors, India, People

Slumdog Millionaire won 4 Golden Globe Award for best picture,  best director, music and screenplay. British director Danny Boyle won the award for directing this independent film, film composer AR Rahman won the award for best musical score and Simon Beoufy won for the best screenplay based on Vikas Swarup’s novel Q&A.