Other notable names include actors Hugh Jackman, Seth Rogen, James Franco, actress Anne Hathaway and musician Peter Gabriel. In a press release issued by the Oscar Academy, its president Sid Ganis said, "It"s this kind of talent and creativity that makes up the Academy, and I welcome each of them to our ranks". And, Rahman duly acknowledged the invitation on his blogging page. "Thanks the Academy for the invitation to membership."
Story first published: Thursday, July 2, 2009, 14:32 [IST]