10 May : Popular US talk show host Oprah Winfrey, who plans to visit India soon, seems to have bagged Oscar winner A R Rahman as her tour guide."Seated two seats from A R Rahman who’s agreed to give me a tour of India. I’ve never been," tweeted Winfrey said who attended Time magazine’s celebrity gala.
Winfrey and Rahman were among the Time’s annual list of the year’s 100 most influential people.On her microblogging site, Twitter, Winfrey described the fun she had during the party meeting, actress and friend Whoopi Goldberg and designer Stella McCartney among others.
"So fun Time. My first time. So many interesting, smart peeps. including Twitter guys," wrote Winfrey who recently took to Twittering.Meanwhile Rahman, who landed on Time’s list after composing music for Oscar best picture Slumdog Millionaire, called the feeling "unbelievable."
"I think it was 15 or 16 years of writing music in India for the underground scene that did it," he said.