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

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
A. R. RahmanDanny BoyleDeparturesFirst Indian OscarHeath LedgerKate WinsletLa Maison en Petitis CubesMan on WireMilkOscarOscar LivePenelope CruzResul PookuttySean PennSimon BeaufoySlumdog MillionaireSmile PinkiSpielzeugland (Toyland)The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonThe Dark KnightThe DuchessThe ReaderVicky Christina BarcelonaWall - E
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  • Amitabh

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

    • Hemz

      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…