Grammy winner Ricky Kej is getting support from the most expected quarters. Popular Bollywood composer Vishal Dadlani showered praise on Kej.
Vishal, while congratulating Indian composer Ricky Kej for his win at 57th Grammy Awards, said India should be proud of his global achievement.
Kej was declared a winner for his collaborative album Winds of Samsara in the New Age Album category. The Bengaluru-based artiste teamed up with South African flautist Wouter Kellerman on the album.
"Composer rickykej, from Bangalore, has won a Grammy for 'Best New Age Album' for 'Winds Of Samsara'. India should be proud!" Vishal tweeted.
Composer @rickykej , from Bangalore, has won a Grammy for "Best New Age Album" for "Winds Of Samsara". India should be proud! :)— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) February 9, 2015
Indian activist Neela Vaswani won a Grammy for a documentary on Malala Yousafzai in the category of Best Children's Album where she turned narrator.
Composer Anoushka Shankar, daughter of late India sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, lost in the best world music album category. It was her third nomination in the category.
Meanwhile, music maestro AR Rahman too joined in to congratulate Kej on his big win.
Congrats on the Grammy win Ricky Kej You have proved yet again that music is a credible choice, no matter where... http://t.co/OyUfPeSmXe— A.R.Rahman (@arrahman) February 10, 2015
AR Rahman is himself a twin Grammy winner. He won it for Slumdog Millionnaire in 2010.