Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman missed getting the Oscar in the 'Best Original Score' and 'Best original Song' categories. The Oscar for Best Original Score went to the duo Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for their soundtrack in Inception. The Oscar for Best original Song went to to Randy Newman for ' We Belong Together'.
A.R. Rahman and British pop singer Florence Welch performed 'If I Rise' from 127 Hours at the prestigious Academy Awards ceremony. Notably, this is the second time Rahman is performing at an Oscar awards ceremony. Earlier, Rahman performed at the Oscars in 2009, when he won two Academy Awards for Slumdog Millionaire.