A.R. Rahman Bags Entertainer Of The Year Award
A.R. Rahman bagged the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year award 2009 in the entertainment category. The editor-in-chief of IBN Network 18, Rajdeep Sardesai, on Thursday said,"Rahman has redefined contemporary Indian music and is the pride of the entire nation. He is also an idol to millions for making a mark on the global music arena.”
The others who had been nominated in this category included megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Prince Group of Orissa and Colors Entertainment Channel.
Oscar winning music maestro A.R. Rahman will be felicitated at the award ceremony to take place on Dec 21 at Hotel Taj Palace in Delhi. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be the chief guest at gala event.