Fri, 03 Aug 2012 12:05:27 GMT | By PTI

'Rockstar' leads GIMA nomination

Imtiaz Ali's 'Rockstar' is leading the 3rd Global Indian Music Academy (GIMA) awards with 11 nominations.


'Rockstar' leads GIMA nomination

Music maestro AR Rahman, who has given music in the film, has been nominated for a total of 7 awards for his exceptional work in the Ranbir Kapoor starrer.

These include Best Music Arranger and Programmer, Best Background Score, 2 nominations for Best Playback Singer Male along with Javed Ali and Mohit Chauhan, Best Music Director, Best Film Song and Best Film Album.

It is closely followed by Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Ra.One' and Zoya Akhtar's 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara'. Both the films have bagged 8 nominations.

Hrithik Roshan-Sanjay Dutt starrer 'Agneepath', released earlier this year, has also received 5 nominations.

'Delhi Belly' and 'The Dirty Picture' have also been nominated for the best film album category.

Vishal Shekhar have a total of 5 nominations for their work in 'The Dirty Picture', 'Kahaani' and 'Ra.One'.

Shreya Ghoshal has also garnered three nominations in the Best Playback Singer category for films 'Agneepath', 'Shor in the City' and 'The Dirty Picture'.

Newcomer Ayushmann Khurrana has been nominated in two categories for Best Debut Composer and Best Lyricist & Singer for the soulful "Paani Da Rang" from 'Vicky Donor'.

Newcomer Kamal Khan has also been nominated in the Best Debut category for the song "Ishq Sufiana" which gained massive popularity.

International artiste Akon and Mika Singh have also been nominated in the Best Playback Singer category for "Chammak Challo" and "Subah Hone Na De".

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