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After Oscar its Dr. A R Rahman...
March 4, 2009 12:57:17 PM IST Bollywood Trade News Network
It's raining awards and honours for Music maestro A R Rahman!
As per the latest reports, after bagging 2 Oscars for his heart touching music in SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE now Rahman will be awarded an honorary doctorate by Anna University, Chennai in recognition of his feat and his overall achievements. Anna University will bestow a Ph.D. on A.R Rahman, a Doctorate of Media Sciences, during its forthcoming special convocation as art of its centenary celebrations. Usually doctorates are conferred on politicians and film stars; but now this degree will be conferred upon a musician for the soothing and healing touch his music provides.
Apart from Rahman space scientist Mayilsamy Annadurai and Local Administration Minister M K Stalin will also be awarded the doctorates at the convocation. The special convocation is scheduled for March-end.