| Updated at: 1227 PST, Saturday, December 18, 2010|
MUMBAI: A. R. Rahaman - the musical genious from India - has been nominated in the Best Original Score for Motion Picture category for the 2011 Golden Globe Awards. The nomination of Rahaman is for his work in Danny Boyle's 127 hours.
The composer himself reacted to the nomination by saying "This is a blessing beyond words."
The Chennai based composer is a double Oscar winner. The two Oscars had been awarded to him in 2009 for the music in Slumdog Millionaire. Slumdog Millionaire too had been Danny Boyle's film. AR Rahaman had also won a Golden Globe in the same year for the same film.
The Golden Globe Awards is being hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for the 68th time in January 2011.
Today, the Golden Globes recognize achievements in 25 categories; 14 in motion pictures and 11 in television.
Danny Boyle's 127 Hours is nominated in two other categories - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) and Best Screenplay (Motion Picture).