A R Rahman has made it to the longlist in two categories for the 89th Academy Awards
"Watched Pele in d flight. Brilliant, moving & inspirational. Highlight of d movie was music by our own @arrahman.:)," Anupam Kher tweeted.
Mr Rahman met Pele on his birthday, which was celebrated in Kolkata along with cricket legend Sourav Ganguly and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee."It was fantastic. It was a dream come true. Going to Kolkata, meeting the chief minister, meeting the prince Ganguly, it was like the icing on the cake," said A R Rahman
An elated Mr Rahman wrote on Twitter: With the CM of West Bengal, The Prince of Kolkata & The King of Soccer. Mamata Banerjee, who shared photographs from the event on Facebook, wrote: The legend Pele is in Kolkata after 38 long years. We are indeed very happy to have him with us on the eve of Durga Puja, our biggest festival