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>List of awards received by A. R. Rahman

>Honorary

* 1995 – Kalaimamani
o Contributions to music awarded by the Government of Tamil Nadu
* 1995 – Mauritius National Award
o Contributions to music awarded by Mauritius
* 1995 – Malaysian Award
o Contributions to music awarded by Malaysia
* 2000 – Padma Shri
o Fourth highest civilian award awarded by Government of India
* 2004 – National Lata Mangeshkar Award
o Contributions to music awarded by the Government of Madhya Pradesh
* 2005 – Mahavir-Mahatma Award
* 2006 – Swaralaya Yesudas Award
o Swaralaya-Kairali-Yesudas Award for outstanding performance in the music field
* 2006 – Honorary Award from Stanford University
* 2008 – Rotary Club of Madras
o Lifetime Achievement Award
* 2009 – Honorary Doctorate from Anna University

Film awards

* National Film Awards
o 1993 – National Film Award for Best Music Direction – Roja
o 1997 – National Film Award for Best Music Direction – Minsaara Kanavu
o 2002 – National Film Award for Best Music Direction – Lagaan
o 2003 – National Film Award for Best Music Direction – Kannathil Muthamittal

* Filmfare Awards
o 1995 – Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent
o 1996 – Filmfare Best Music Director Award – Rangeela
o 1999 – Filmfare Best Music Director Award – Dil Se
o 2000 – Filmfare Best Music Director Award – Taal
o 2002 – Filmfare Best Music Director Award – Lagaan
o 2003 – Filmfare Best Music Director Award – Saathiya
o 2003 – Filmfare Best Background Score – The Legend of Bhagat Singh
o 2005 – Filmfare Best Background Score – Swades
o 2007 – Filmfare Best Music Director Award – Rang de Basanti
o 2008 – Filmfare Best Music Director Award – Guru
o 2008 – Filmfare Best Background Score – Guru
o 2009 – Filmfare Best Music Director Award – Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
o 2009 – Filmfare Best Background Score – Jodhaa Akbar

* Filmfare Awards South
o 1992 – Filmfare Best Music Direction – Roja
o 1993 – Filmfare Best Music Direction – Gentleman
o 1994 – Filmfare Best Music Direction – Kadhalan
o 1995 – Filmfare Best Music Direction – Bombay
o 1996 – Filmfare Best Music Direction – Kadhal Desam
o 1997 – Filmfare Best Music Direction – Minsaara Kanavu
o 1998 – Filmfare Best Music Direction – Jeans
o 1999 – Filmfare Best Music Direction – Mudhalvan
o 2000 – Filmfare Best Music Direction – Alaipayuthey
o 2006 – Filmfare Best Music Direction – Sillunu Oru Kadhal
o 2007 – Filmfare Best Music Direction – Sivaji: The Boss

* Bollywood Movie Awards
o 2002 – Best Music Direction – Lagaan
o 2003 – Best Music Direction – Saathiya

* Global Indian Film Awards (GIFA)
o 2007 – GIFA Award for Best Music – Rang De Basanti
o 2007 – GIFA Award for Best Background Music – Rang De Basanti

* International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA)
o 2000 – IIFA Best Music Direction – Taal
o 2002 – IIFA Best Music Direction – Lagaan
o 2003 – IIFA Best Music Direction – Saathiya
o 2007 – IIFA Best Music Direction – Rang De Basanti
o 2008 – IIFA Best Music Direction – Guru
o 2008 – IIFA Best Background Music – Guru
o 2008 – Outstanding contribution by an Indian in International Cinema
o 2009 – IIFA Best Background Music – Jodhaa Akbar

* Sangeet Awards
o 2004 – Best Music Direction (Critics Award) – Yuva
o 2004 – Best Music Arrangement (Critics Award) – Yeh Rishta – Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities

* Screen-Videocon Awards / Star Screen Awards
o 1998 – Best Non-film Album – Vande Mataram (Non-film category)
o 2000 – Best Music Direction – Taal
o 2007 – Best Background Music- Rang De Basanti
o 2008 – Best Music Direction – Guru
o 2008 – Best Background Music – Guru
o 2009 – Best Music Direction – Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na
o 2009 – Best Background Music – Jodhaa Akbar

* Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
o 1992 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction – Roja
o 1993 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction – Gentleman
o 1994 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction – Kadhalan
o 1995 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction – Bombay
o 1997 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction – Minsaara Kanavu
o 1999 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Direction – Sangamam

* Zee Cine Awards
o 2000 – Zee Cine Award Best Music Director – Taal
o 2002 – Zee Cine Award Best Music Director – Lagaan
o 2003 – Zee Cine Award Best Music Director – Saathiya
o 2007 – Zee Cine Award Best Music Director – Rang De Basanti
o 2008 – Zee Cine Award Best Music Director – Guru
o 2008 – Zee Cine Award Best Background Music – Guru

Other awards

* Planet-Bollywood People’s Choice Awards
o 2006 – People’s Choice Best Music Award – Rang De Basanti
o 2006 – People’s Choice Best Background Music Award – Rang De Basanti

* Sunfeast Tamil Music Awards
o 2008 – Best Music Composer of the Year – Sivaji: The Boss [5]

* Tata Indicom Mirchi Music Awards [6]
o 2009 – Music Director Of The Year – Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
o 2009 – Technical Award For Film Background Score – Jodhaa Akbar
o 2009 – Album Of The Year – Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
o 2009 – Tata Indicom Mirchi Listeners Choice Song Of The Year – “Kabhi kabhi aditi” (Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na)
o 2009 – Tata Indicom Mirchi Listeners Choice Album Of The Year – Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na

* V. Shantaram Award
o 2007 – Best Music – Guru
o 2008 – Best Music – Jodhaa Akbar

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