Wednesday, 25 February 2009
Slumdog Millionaire Oscars
Finally a film Slumdog Millionaire based on India got 8 Oscars and brought 3 Oscars to India in the 81st Academy Award. The film was based on a novel QnA written by Vikas Swarup.
A.R. Rahman the maestro of Indian film industry got two awards for Best Original song for "Jai Ho" and best background score.
Resul Pookutty won the best sound mixing oscar award along with Ian Tapp and Richard Pryke. Resul Pookutty is from Vilakkupara, Kollam in Kerala. He is the first Indian and only Asian to win the Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing.
Hats of to you guys and Dany Boyle to make India proud
The awards won by Slum dog Millionaire are:-
1. Best Picture
3. Music (Song)
4. Music (Score)
5. Film Editing
6. Sound Mixing
8. Writing (Adapted Screenplay)