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AR Rahman Slated to Win Two Oscars for Pele: Birth of a Legend

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AR Rahman, the music maestro is all set to bag the Oscars with international hit Pele: Birth of a Legend. The Indian musician is a two-time?Oscar winner for Danny Boyle?s ?Slumdog Millionaire.?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for the 89th Oscar Awards, which is scheduled for February 26, 2017. AR Rahman is nominated for the Best Original Score and the Best Original Song for the Oscars. Moreover, he had won two Oscars for the same category in 2009. However, will the history repeat itself for the magical musician?

AR Rahman was nominated for Pele: Birth of a Legend

Rahman was nominated for two Oscar categories, similar to?his previous nominations for the movie ?Slumdog Millionaire.? The celebrity even won two Oscars for the same two categories in 2009. It seems that he will repeat history after 5 years.

Although the nominations were not announced officially, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has declared the 145 best original score including ?La La Land? and ?Pele: Birth of a Legend,? according to Indie Wire.

Related: Golden Globe Awards 2017 Nominee List: ?La La Land? Leads the Way with 7 Nominations

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AR Rahman has to face tough competition to win the Oscar

The musician was nominated for two categories for his work on Pele: Birth of a Legend. Moreover, ninety-one?original songs are competing with Rahman?s song ?Ginga?. Moreover, Rahman has to beat 145 original scores to win the?Oscar for Best Original Score.

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Besides, the music maestro has to face musical movies like ?La La Land? and high titles like Moana, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story?, and ?Florence Foster Jenkins.?

The nominations for the Oscar will be officially declared on January 24th, 2017. Then, the main event will happen on?Sunday, February 26, 2017. The 89th Oscar Academy Awards is going to be held?at Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles, California.

Also?Read: Grammy Awards 2017 Date, Nominees, Updates: Top Predictions For 2017 Winners

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