AR Rahman honoured at IIFA

It was yet another honour for A R Rahman, when he was named the best music director for Bollywood film ‘Rockstar’, at the 13th IIFA awards in Singapore on Saturday night.

In his acceptance address, the Oscar-Grammy winner said, “I thank the crew of Rockstar, including Mohit Chauhan and Ranbir Kapoor, for their cooperation. Thanks to Javed Akhtar, we can all have our rights to our music now that the Copyright Act has been amended.”

The awards were given away at a glittering ceremony attended by the who’s who of Indian film industry, especially Bollywood. One of the highlights of the show was the stunning dance performance by Prabhu Deva.

Vidya Balan was named the best actress for her portrayal as Silk Smitha in ‘The Dirty Picture’. The actress received the trophy from Kamal Hassan and renowned Hollywood producer Barrie M Osborne.


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