Indians who made it big in the West
His first British movie was Shekhar Kapur’s ‘Elizabeth: The Second Age’. Thereafter, many of his songs appeared in films like ‘Inside Man’, ‘Lord of War’, ‘The Accidental Husband’, etc. However, it was in 2008 that he scored for his Hollywood film, ‘Couples Retreat’ that won him the BMI London Award for Best Score. Though he’d already won the hearts of many in the country, it was in 2008 that this musical maestro won international accolades for his work in the internationally acclaimed movie, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ for which, he grabbed a Golden Globe and two Academy Awards. Later, he also composed for the Danny Boyle movie, ‘127 Hours, in 2010.