AR Rahman bonds with Hans Zimmer at Oscar concert

The Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel for the second consecutive year, will be held on March 4 here. Rahman shared his moment of “catching up” with celebrated composer Hans Zimmer at the Oscar Concert here on Wednesday. It will air live in India on March 5 on Star Movies and Star Movies Select HD. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
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Published: March 1, 2018 5:39 pm

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It included the world premiere of suites arranged from all five original score Oscar nominees: “Dunkirk” by Zimmer, “Phantom Thread” by Jonny Greenwood, “The Shape of Water” by Alexandre Desplat, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” by John Williams, and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” by Carter Burwell. “Getting ready for the Oscar concert with the LA philharmonic orchestra,” Rahman tweeted before the concert.