Jan 24, 2009

SlumDog Millionaire Premiere Photo Gallery

A.R. Rahman has bagged three Oscar nominations on Thursday, one for original score and two in the original song category — ‘Jai Ho,’ with lyricist Gulzar and ‘O saya’ with lyricist Maya Arulpragasam — it is a dream come true for India.

Kareema Begum, Rahman`s mother, said, “ Its all God’s blessings. I feel on top of the world, I am so elated.”

Gibran, a friend, Craig and Pooja

Simbu, Dharan, Vijay and Darsana

Cinematographer PC Sreeram

Madhavan`s wife, Sarita, at the premiere

Narain with wife, Manju

Silambarasan said that he was determined not to reveal his new look for his next film but could not help but make an appearance as he couldn`t afford to miss watching this film

N Ram, Editor, The Hindu, at the premiere

Sundar C with wife, Kushboo

Suhasini and Kushboo were all smiles at the premiere

Rahman’s sister Raihana

Kadhija, the pretty little daughter of Rahman, was shy to talk but told Sify.com that she is proud of her dad and is 90 per cent sure that he will win the first Oscar for India.

Rahman who is busy at his studio in Chennai was conspicuous by his absence at the premiere. He is currently mixing the music of Delhi 6.

Rahman’s mother Kareema Begum was the cynosure of all eyes on the red carpet at the Chennai premiere of Slumdog Millionaire held at Sathyam Cinemas on Thursday night. She came with her two daughters and Rahman’s daughter Kadhija.