MUMBAI: India's only hope at the Oscars this year, 'Dam999' has failed to make a cut in the final nomination list of the 84th Academy Awards.
Three songs from the film â€?Dakkanaga Dugu Dug', â€?Dam999 Theme Song' and â€?Mujhe Chhod Ke', composed by Kerala-based National Award winning composer Ousephachan's had been shortlisted.
Commenting on the result, Roy said in a statement, I consider this as an achievement that my film travelled this far in the Oscars and I am happy with that....
Steven Spielberg â€?War Horse' and Martin Scorsese 'Hugo' are leading the music categories with three nods each.
This year's Best Original Score nominees included two nods for the legendary John Williams, who was nominated for both â€?The Adventures of Tintin' and â€?War Horse'. â€?Hugo' and â€?War Horse' have received a nomination each in the Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and Original Score categories. Surprisingly, only two movies have been nominated for Original Song this year - Man or Muppet from â€?The Muppets' and Real in Rio from â€?Rio'.
The 84th Annual Academy awards will be held on 26 February at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.
Complete list of nominees for music:
Music (Original Score):
The Adventures of Tintin - John Williams
The Artist - Ludovic Bource
Hugo - Howard Shore
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Alberto Iglesias
War Horse - John Williams
Music (Original Song):
â€?Man or Muppet' - The Muppets - Music and Lyrics by Bret McKenzie
â€?Real in Rio' â€“ Rio - Music by Sergio Mendes and Carlinhos Brown, Lyrics by Siedah Garrett
Drive - Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Ren Klyce
Hugo - Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty
Transformers: Dark of the Moon - Ethan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl
War Horse - Richard Hymns and Gary Rydstrom
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - David Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce and Bo Persson
Hugo - Tom Fleischman and John Midgley
Moneyball - Deb Adair, Ron Bochar, Dave Giammarco and Ed Novick
Transformers: Dark of the Moon - Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Peter J. Devlin
War Horse - Gary Rydstrom, Andy Nelson, Tom Johnson and Stuart Wilson