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    Oscar winning Indian musician AR Rahman is in the race to win his second Golden Globe after being nominated in the Best Original Score category for his music in the Danny Boyle directed film '127 Hours' on Tuesday.

    The 44-year-old singer-composer had won his first Golden Globe in 2009 in the same category for 'Slumdog Millionaire', the Mumbai based potboiler which was again directed by British filmmaker Boyle.

    Rahman's music in the film, starring James Franco as real-life mountain climber Aron Ralston, who cut off his arm to escape from beneath a boulder after being trapped for more than five days, had received good reviews for it's "haunting tracks" and "wonderful crescendos."

    The soundtrack includes 'If I Rise', a collaboration between Rahman and American popstar Dido.

    The nominations to the coveted award were announced in Los Angeles on Tuesday and Rahman's competition includes Alexandre Desplat who was nominated for 'The King's Speech', Danny Elfman who was nominated for 'Alice in Wonderland', Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross who were jointly nominated for 'The Social Network' and Hans Zimmer who won a nod for his score in 'Inception'.

    The musician, known as the 'Mozart of Madras' had won two Oscars for his score in 'Slumdog Millionaire' at the 2009 Oscars, taking the film's total haul to eight.
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