Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman becomes ambassador for BAFTA’s ‘Breakthrough India’ initiative


AR Rahman. (Photo: News18)

A. And. Rehman was on Monday elected ‘Ambassador’ to the Breakthrough Initiative (India) of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). The Netflix-supported initiative aims to find and nurture five talented talents in the Indian film, sports or TV industry.

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  • Latest version:December 1, 2020, 12:01 p.m.

Mumbai Oscar-winning musician A. And. Rehman was on Monday elected ‘Ambassador’ to the Breakthrough Initiative (India) of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).

The Netflix-supported initiative aims to find and nurture five talented talents in India’s film, sports or TV industry. Rahman said he is keen to work with BAFTA and discover new talent in the country

The musician said in a statement, “This is a unique opportunity for promising artists backed by world-renowned organizations, not only to build relationships with other talent around the world … but also to consult with ‘BAFTA’ winners and nominees.” Too. ‘

“I am happy to see selected talent from India around the world,” he said. “Bafta Breakthrough India will help bring British talent and Indian artists together,” a press release said.



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