Chennai, Jan 30 (PTI) Double Oscar-winning musician A R Rahman today left for the US to attend the Grammy awards function, where he has been nominated for the ‘Slumdog Millionaire score.
The 44-year-old music maestro has been nominated in Best Song Written For Motion Picture for ‘Jai Ho’ and for Best Compilation Soundtrack for the film.
Rahman left for London early this morning by an Emirates flight alongwith his wife and son, airport sources said.
He is expected to leave for Los Angeles from there.
The composer has already picked a Golden Globe trophy and two Academy award, a first for any Indian for ‘Jai Ho’.
If Rahman wins, it will be his first Grammy award, which are considered the Oscar in music.
The the Grammy award ceremony is scheduled to take place in Los Angeles this Sunday.