"Now, films often take liberties with actual events, with facts and this particular film has also taken a lot of artistic liberties in the depictions of the events that actually happened in Kuwait in 1990," said Mr Swarup, whose 2005 novel Q&A was turned into Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire by director Danny Boyle
The first Hridaynath Award was presented to Lataji. Ashaji, Amitabh Bachchan and veteran actress Sulochana have also received this award in the past. In 2009, Rahman won the Oscar for Best Original Score and Best Original Song, sharing it with lyricist Gulzar, for Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire
The music maestro made history when he became the first Indian to win two Oscars in a year in 2009 for Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire
However, the trailer doesn't reveal much about the movie's plot.
AR Rahman will premiere Jai Ho at Museum of the Moving Image in Manhattan on February 25
Christian Bale had conflicting feelings about the role and concluded that he simply wasn't right for it
Actor Christian Bale may play the role of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, after Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly refused the role
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has quit director Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs' biopic
He says he always took keen interest in filmmaking process, but has no plans to take up direction
He is one of the few Indians to have won two Grammy awards and two Academy Awards, yet he retains the humility of a common man. Celebrated Indian singer-composer A R Rahman, also known by the sobriquet 'Mozart of Madras', says he can never let stardom consume him.
Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar, who played the adolescent version of Frieda Pinto in Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire, is making her Tamil debut with romantic-thriller Sandithen Unnai. Its director is impressed with the 18-year-old.
In a new coffee table book titled Reflections, double Oscar-award winning composer AR Rahman looks back at memorable moments spent with those who have worked with him through the years.