A.R. Rahman Talks BAFTA Breakthrough, ‘Le Musk,’ Covid-19 (Exclusive)

Oscar-, BAFTA-, Golden Globe- and Grammy-winning composer A.R.Rahman (“Slumdog Millionaire”) has provided further details of his recently announced role as the ambassador of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Breakthrough India initiative.“As ambassador, my role is to help BAFTA to recognize breakthrough talent across the breadth of the Indian film industry and help them navigate the diverse and creative landscape of the country,” Rahman told Variety.

“It would also include educating the country about BAFTA and all its work and of course lending a supporting voice to reach the many, very talented individuals across all regions.”As part of BAFTA Breakthrough India, a jury of British and Indian industry experts will select five talents from across India to take part in the year-long mentoring and guidance program.

The chosen participants will receive mentoring, global networking opportunities, free access to BAFTA events and screenings for 12 months,

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