for Slumdog Millionaire because….
A) of his talent shown in the original score and song of the movie
B) he was associated with a film that emphasizes on ‘negative’ side of India
C) one of his best music was in a critically acclaimed movie directed by an English director and Western production.
D) It is written ( எல்லாப்புகழும் இறைவனுக்கே ! )
Whatever it is… congratulations Rahman, you deserve it !!!