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Its History: Resul & Rahman (2) wins the First set of Oscars for India

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The List of Awards for Slumdog Millionaire

Best Picture
Best Director – Danny Boyle
Best Music – Song – A. R. Rahman
Best Music – Score – A. R. Rahman
Best Film Editing
Best Sound Mixing – Resul Pookutty, Ian Tapp and Richard Pryke
Best Cinematography
Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Slumdog Millionaire does a clean sweep at the Academy Awards where it won in all the categories it was selected. 8 Awards out of 9 nomiations (2 nominations in Song category – for Jai Ho and O Saye).

Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Actor in Leading Role: Sean Penn for Milk

Best Actress in Leading Role: Kate Winslet for The Reader

Best Director: Danny Boyle for Slumdog Millionaire. He really deserves it. He is the Man of the Moment.

Best Foreign Language Film: Departures

The Award tally at the moment.

Slumdog Millionaire: 6
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: 3
The Dark Knight: 2

Best Music (Song): Rahman Scores again for Jai Ho

Best Music (Score): A. R. Rahman for Slumdog Millionaire

A. R. Rahman at the Oscar

Its so unfortunate to be living in this part of country. The Power is gone. I can’t see the Oscars. :(:(:(:(:(:(

Live Report: I am online watching for Slumdog’s achievement… 🙂

Best Video Editing: Slumdog Millionaire

History Made: First Indian, Resul Pookutty to win an Oscar.

Best Sound Mixing: Resul Pookutty, Ian Tapp and Richard Pryke for Slumdog Millionaire

Resul Pookutty

Resul after handed over the Oscar: “History has been handed over to me”

Best Sound Editing: The Dark Knight

Best Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Documentry Short Subject: Smile Pinki

Best Documentry: Man on Wire

Best Actor in Supporting Role: Heath Ledger for Batman: The Dark Knight

Best Short Film: Spielzeugland (Toyland)

Best Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Make up: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Costume Design: The Duchess

Best Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Short Animated Movie: La Maison en Petitis Cubes

Best Animation Movie: Wall – E

Andrew Stanton takes the award for Wall.E

Adapted Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy wins Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire.

Adapted Screenplay – Simon Beaufoy

Original Screenplay: Dustin Lance Black for Milk

Dustin Lance Black at Academy Awards

Best Actress in supporting role: Penelope Cruz for Vicky Christina Barcelona.

Penelope Cruz at the Academy Awards
2 Comments
  1. Amitabh says

    Hmmm… You missed out Gulzar. Click on my name to see what I predicted on Slumdog *before* the Oscars.
    Cheers!

    1. Hemz says

      Yes, I had noticed that and just forgot to update it. If you might have read in the post, the power went off and had to rely on Internet to get news…

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