List of awards and nominations received by A. R.

Rahman

A. R. Rahman awards and nominations

Award MTV Asia Awards MTV Video Music Awards Academy Awards BAFTA Awards Golden Globes Critics' Choice Awards Satellite Awards National Film Awards Filmfare Awards Filmfare Awards South Tamil Nadu State Film Awards Totals Awards won Nominations

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This page presents a list of awards and nominations awarded to Indian film composer and instrumentalist A. R. Rahman.

Awards
Honorary
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1995 - Kalaimamani o Contributions to music awarded by the Government of Tamil Nadu 1995 - Mauritius National Award o Contributions to music awarded by Mauritius 1995 - Malaysian Award o Contributions to music awarded by Malaysia 2000 - Padma Shri o Fourth highest civilian award awarded by Government of India 2004 - National Lata Mangeshkar Award [1] o Contributions to music awarded by the Government of Madhya Pradesh 2005 - Mahavir-Mahatma Award [2] 2006 - Swaralaya Yesudas Award o Swaralaya-Kairali-Yesudas Award for outstanding performance in the music field 2006 - Honorary Award from Stanford University [3] 2008 - Rotary Club of Madras o Lifetime Achievement Award 2009 - Honorary Doctorate from Anna University [4]

National

Film awards

National Film Awards o 1993 - National Film Award for Best Music Direction - Roja o 1997 - National Film Award for Best Music Direction - Minsaara Kanavu o 2002 - National Film Award for Best Music Direction - Lagaan o 2003 - National Film Award for Best Music Direction - Kannathil Muthamittal Filmfare Awards o 1995 - Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent o 1996 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Rangeela o 1999 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Dil Se o 2000 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Taal o 2002 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Lagaan

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2003 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Saathiya 2003 - Filmfare Best Background Score - The Legend of Bhagat Singh 2005 - Filmfare Best Background Score - Swades 2007 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Rang de Basanti 2008 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Guru 2008 - Filmfare Best Background Score - Guru 2009 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na 2009 - Filmfare Best Background Score - Jodhaa Akbar

Filmfare Awards South o 1992 - Filmfare Best Music Direction - Roja o 1993 - Filmfare Best Music Direction - Gentleman o 1994 - Filmfare Best Music Direction - Kadhalan o 1995 - Filmfare Best Music Direction - Bombay o 1996 - Filmfare Best Music Direction - Kadhal Desam o 1997 - Filmfare Best Music Direction - Minsaara Kanavu o 1998 - Filmfare Best Music Direction - Jeans o 1999 - Filmfare Best Music Direction - Mudhalvan o 2000 - Filmfare Best Music Direction - Alaipayuthey o 2006 - Filmfare Best Music Direction - Sillunu Oru Kadhal o 2007 - Filmfare Best Music Direction - Sivaji: The Boss Bollywood Movie Awards o 2002 - Best Music Direction - Lagaan o 2003 - Best Music Direction - Saathiya Global Indian Film Awards (GIFA) o 2007 - GIFA Award for Best Music - Rang De Basanti o 2007 - GIFA Award for Best Background Music - Rang De Basanti International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) o 2000 - IIFA Best Music Direction - Taal o 2002 - IIFA Best Music Direction - Lagaan o 2003 - IIFA Best Music Direction - Saathiya o 2007 - IIFA Best Music Direction - Rang De Basanti o 2008 - IIFA Best Music Direction - Guru o 2008 - IIFA Best Background Music - Guru o 2008 - Outstanding contribution by an Indian in International Cinema o 2009 - IIFA Best Music Direction - Jodhaa Akbar o 2009 - IIFA Best Background Music - Jodhaa Akbar o 2009 - IIFA Music Director of the Decade Sangeet Awards o 2004 - Best Music Direction (Critics Award) - Yuva

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2004 - Best Music Arrangement (Critics Award) - Yeh Rishta - Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities

Screen-Videocon Awards / Star Screen Awards o 1998 - Best Non-film Album - Vande Mataram (Non-film category) o 2000 - Best Music Direction - Taal o 2007 - Best Background Music- Rang De Basanti o 2008 - Best Music Direction - Guru o 2008 - Best Background Music - Guru o 2009 - Best Music Direction - Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na o 2009 - Best Background Music - Jodhaa Akbar Tamil Nadu State Film Awards o 1992 - Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction - Roja o 1993 - Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction Gentleman o 1994 - Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction - Kadhalan o 1995 - Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction - Bombay o 1997 - Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction - Minsaara Kanavu o 1999 - Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction Sangamam Zee Cine Awards o 2000 - Zee Cine Award Best Music Director - Taal o 2002 - Zee Cine Award Best Music Director - Lagaan o 2003 - Zee Cine Award Best Music Director - Saathiya o 2007 - Zee Cine Award Best Music Director - Rang De Basanti o 2008 - Zee Cine Award Best Music Director - Guru o 2008 - Zee Cine Award Best Background Music - Guru

Other awards

Planet-Bollywood People's Choice Awards o 2006 - People's Choice Best Music Award - Rang De Basanti o 2006 - People's Choice Best Background Music Award - Rang De Basanti Sunfeast Tamil Music Awards o 2008 - Best Music Composer of the Year - Sivaji: The Boss [5] Tata Indicom Mirchi Music Awards [6] o 2009 - Music Director Of The Year - Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na o 2009 - Technical Award For Film Background Score - Jodhaa Akbar o 2009 - Album Of The Year - Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na

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2009 - Tata Indicom Mirchi Listeners Choice Song Of The Year - "Kabhi kabhi aditi" (Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na) 2009 - Tata Indicom Mirchi Listeners Choice Album Of The Year - Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na

V. Shantaram Award o 2007 - Best Music - Guru o 2008 - Best Music - Jodhaa Akbar

International

Film awards

Academy Awards (Oscars) (United States) o 2009 - Best Original Music Score - Slumdog Millionaire o 2009 - Best Original Song - "Jai Ho" - Slumdog Millionaire Golden Globe Awards (United States) o 2009 - Best Original Score - Slumdog Millionaire British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) (United Kingdom) o 2009 - Anthony Asquith Award for Best Film Music - Slumdog Millionaire Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (United States) o 2008 - Critics' Choice Award for Best Composer - Slumdog Millionaire Black Reel Awards o 2008 - Best Original Soundtrack - Slumdog Millionaire Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards (United States) o 2008 - Best Music Score - Slumdog Millionaire New York Film Critics Online Awards (United States) o 2008 - NYFCO Best Score Award - Slumdog Millionaire Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards o 2008 - Best Original Score - Slumdog Millionaire San Diego Film Critics Society Awards (United States) o 2008 - Best Score - Slumdog Millionaire Satellite Awards (United States) o 2008 - Satellite Award for Best Original Score - Slumdog Millionaire

UK Asian Music Awards (United Kingdom) o 2009 - Outstanding Achievement by an Asian in music field

Other awards

MTV Awards o MTV Video Music Awards  1999 - International Viewer's Choice Awards (MTV India) - "Dil Se Re" - Dil Se o MTV Asia Awards  2003 - MTV Asia Award for Favorite Artist India o MTV Immies  2003 - Best Music Composer (Film Category) - "Saathiya" Saathiya

Nominations
National

International Indian Film Academy Awards o 2001 - Best Music Direction - Fiza o 2009 - Best Music Direction - Ghajini Filmfare Awards o 2005 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Swades o 2009 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Ghajini o 2009 - Filmfare Best Music Director Award - Jodhaa Akbar Screen Weekly Awards o 2002 - Best Music Direction - Lagaan o 2002 - Best Background Score - Lagaan Zee Cine Awards o 2005 - Best Music Direction - Swades o 2005 - Best Background Score - Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities

International

Academy Awards (Oscars) (United States) o 2009 - Best Original Song - "O Saya" - Slumdog Millionaire Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

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2008 - Critics' Choice Award for Best Song - "Jai Ho" - Slumdog Millionaire

Asian Film Awards (Hong Kong International Film Festival) o 2009 - Best Composer - Jodhaa Akbar [7] Dora Mavor Moore Awards (Canada) o 2006 - General Theatre Division - Outstanding Musical Direction - The Lord of the Rings (along with Värttinä) [1] Chicago Film Critics Association Awards o 2008 - CFCA Best Original Score - Slumdog Millionaire Houston Film Critics Society Awards o 2008 - Runner-up: Best Original Score - Slumdog Millionaire o 2008 - Runner-up: Best Original Song - "Jai Ho" performed by Sukhwinder Singh, written by A. R. Rahman and Gulzar Laurence Olivier Awards (United Kingdom) o 2003 - Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical - Bombay Dreams Satellite Awards (United States) o 2008 - Satellite Award for Best Original Song - "Jai Ho" - Slumdog Millionaire MTV Awards o MTV India  2006 - MTV Youth Icon of the Year o MTV Movie Awards  2009 - Best Song From a Movie - "Jai Ho" - Slumdog Millionaire

Longlisted
This section refers to awards where Rahman was being considered for a nomination but was not nominated.

Academy Awards [8][9] o 2007 - Best Original Song - "Lukka Chuppi" - Rang De Basanti o 2007 - Best Original Song - "Khalbali" - Rang De Basanti o 2007 - Best Original Song - "Chan Chan" - Water

Top ten lists
Rahman's songs and soundtracks have been included in the following top ten lists:
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2003 - In a BBC World Service poll across 155 countries, Rahman's "Chaiyya Chaiyya" from Dil Se was voted 9th in the top ten songs of all time.[10] 2005 - Rahman's debut soundtrack for Roja was listed in TIME's "10 Best Soundtracks" of all time by film critic Richard Corliss.[11][12]

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