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AR Rahman wins two Oscar nominations for 127 Hours

By NewsDesk • Published on January 25, 2011

The nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards are out. AR Rahman won two nominations for Music (Original Score) and Music (Original Song) in Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours. The King’s Speech topped the chart with 12 nominations, including Best Motion Picture, Best Director, Original Screenplay and Best Actor.

Best Director:

Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky

The Fighter, David O. Russell

The King’s Speech, Tom Hooper

The Social Network, David Fincher

True Grit, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Best motion picture of the year:

Black Swan

The Fighter

Inception

The Kids Are All Right

The King’s Speech

127 Hours

The Social Network

 Toy Story 3

 True Grit

Winter’s Bone

Best foreign language film of the year:

Biutiful, Mexico

Dogtooth, Greece

In a Better World, Denmark

Incendies, Canada

Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi), Algeria

Performance by an actress in a leading role:

Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right

Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole

Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone

Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine

Performance by an actress in a supporting role:

Amy Adams, The Fighter

Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech

Melissa Leo, The Fighter

Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit

Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Performance by an actor in a leading role:

Javier Bardem, Biutiful

Jeff Bridges, True Grit

Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network

Colin Firth, The King’s Speech

James Franco, 127 Hours

Performance by an actor in a supporting role:           

Christian Bale, The Fighter

John Hawkes, Winter’s Bone

Jeremy Renner, The Town

Mark Ruffalo, The Kids Are All Right

Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech

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One Response to “AR Rahman wins two Oscar nominations for 127 Hours”

  1. Nihaas Ahmad says:

    A.R. Rehman truly deserves an OSCAR.

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