Dam 999, a Hollywood movie based in India on an old ailing dam, was subjected to many controversy and protests in India since the subject had resemblance to the Mullaperiyar dam issue between TamilNadu and Kerala. Although the critics have panned the movie, three songs from the movie have got listed on the 36 songs list published by Oscar committee for the Original Song category. Dakkanaga Dugu Dugu, DAM 999 Theme Song and Mujhe Chod Ke – these three songs got listed from the album.
The National Award winning (he won it for Ore Kadal) malayalam composer Ouseppachan composed the songs for this movie. He also composed songs for Priyadarshan movies Aakrosh and Khatta Meetha.
The 84th Oscar awards will be declared at the live event on January 24, next year.
Take a look at the nominated songs.