A R Rahman's live performance at Oscars: A R Rahman, India’s pride at the Oscars this year as well, will give a live performance at the 83rd Academy Awards at Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles on Feb 27 (US Time).
Rahman, who has two nominations (Best Original Score and Best Song) for his work in Danny Boyle’s film 127 Hours will perform live the song ‘If I Rise’ along with Florence Welch. The song has already won praise from critics for its melancholic melody.
The big night would also see actress Gwyneth Paltrow performing the song ‘Coming Home’ from the film ‘Country Strong’.
Randy Newman will perform his nominated song “We Belong Together” from the animated film “Toy Story 3.”
Alan Menken, who is nominated for writing the music for “I See the Light” from the animated film ‘Tangled’, will accompany singers Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi on the piano.