MUMBAI: Music Maestro AR Rahman has been nominated for the 68th Annual Golden
Globe Awards, which were announced last evening. He is nominated in the Best Music
category for Danny Boyle's 127 Hours.
Hours also bagged nominations for Best Actor (Drama) and Best Screenplay.
the success of Slumdog Millionaire, Boyle had once again teamed up with
Fox Searchlight Pictures, producer Christian Colson, writer Simon Beaufoy and
Rahman for the action drama starring James Franco.
film is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's (played by Franco) adventure
to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an
isolated canyon in Utah.
the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally
discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means
necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally
his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers (Clemence Poesy), family, and the
two hikers (Amber Tamblyn and Kate Mara) he met before his accident; wondering
if they will be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet.
Hours is slated for release in India in January 2011 by Fox Star India.
Star Studios India CEO Vijay Singh said, "AR Rahman being nominated once
again for his brilliant music score in the film makes it very special for every
Indian. We are looking forward to the January release and believe that the Indian
audiences will appreciate this film just like Slumdog Millionaire.