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Jai Ho wins again in Belgium

October 23, 2009 12:27 IST

Oscar winner musician A R Rahman's Jai Ho has again won laurels at the World Soundtrack Academy awards in Ghent, Belgium.

The song from Slumdog Millionaire won in "best original song written for film" category at the ninth World Soundtrack Awards announced at Ghent, and the ceremony, in addition to Rahman, was reportedly attended by world film music personalities like Alexandre Desplat, Marvin Hamlisch, Reinhold Heil, Johhny Klimek, Alti Ovarsson, Jerome Lemmonier and Andrew Lockington.

Music for Jai Ho was provided by Rahman; lyrics by Gulzar and Tanvi Shah; and performed by Rahman, Sukhvinder Singh, Tanvi Shah, Mahalaksmi Iyver, and Vijay Prakash.

The World Soundtrack Awards are distributed annually for outstanding achievement in scoring music for motion pictures and other achievements in five categories. Academy is aimed at organising and overseeing the educational, cultural and professional aspects of the art of film music, including the preservation of the history of the soundtrack and its worldwide promotion.

Image: A scene from Slumdog Millionaire

Source: ANI