Saturday, January 10, 2009

AR Rahman wins 'Best Composer' gong for 'Slumdog Millionaire'

Washington, Jan 9 (ANI):

AR Rahman has walked away with the Best Music Composer award for Danny Boyle's 'Slumdog Millionaire' at the 14th annual Critics' Choice awards in America.

The movie, which follows the story of the young boy from rags to riches, has walked away with five gongs at the award ceremony, reports Variety.

Director Danny Boyle won Best Director award. Writer Simon Beaufoy, also won an award for the film.

Actor Dev Patel added another trophy to his credit with the young actor/actress award.

Actor Sean Penn walked away with the top award for best actor for his film Milk, while Anne Hathaway for 'Rachel Getting Married' and Meryl Streep, for 'Doubt' won a combined award for best actress.

Heath Ledger was honoured posthumously for his role as a Joker in "The Dark Knight".

Kate Winslet won the supporting actress for her role in "The Reader," and Bruce Springsteen received the song award for "The Wrestler." (ANI)

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