has always been special. I am very
happy that his hard work is being
recognized at the highest level.
Personally, I am very proud of him."
On chances of Indian movies making
to the Oscars, the director said:
"Slumdog Millionaire is a British
movie. Hopefully a complete Indian
movie will also make it to the Oscars.
But for now, lets celebrate Rahman's
On whether he himself was trying
for an Oscar, Mani said an emphatic