It was back in 2009 that Indian composer A.R. Rahman was honoured with two Oscars for his song “Jai ho”. Cut to 2020, the foot-tapping number made it to an original song montage at this year’s Oscars ceremony here.

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Rahman had struck gold for original score and original song in Danny Boyle’s “Slumdog Millionaire“.

Oscars 2020: A.R. Rahman's 'Jai Ho' Makes It To Original Song Montage
Oscars 2020: A.R. Rahman’s ‘Jai Ho’ Makes It To Original Song Montage

On Sunday night, American composer-lyricist-actor Lin-Manuel Miranda presented the montage that included hits from “Slumdog Millionaire“, “Titanic” and “Wayne’s World“.

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The clip ended with Eminem from the 2002 film “8 Mile“. Then the rapper himself hit the stage to perform “Lose yourself“. He even got a standing ovation after his performance.

“Look, if you had another shot, another opportunity… Thanks for having me @TheAcademy. Sorry it took me 18 years to get here,” Eminem tweeted.

Lose yourself” was the first rap song to win an Oscar for best original song.

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