The feel good movie of the year ‘Slumdog Millionaire‘ bagged 8 Oscars. A R Rahman and Resul Pookutty made India proud, rather the whole move made India proud. India was celebrating and to add more to the celebration Smile Pinki: A real world fairly tale, which celebrates the work of the plastic surgeon Subodh Kumar Singh in providing free surgery to fix the cleft lip of poor young children, won the Oscar in the Best Documentary (short) category. Four Indians have bagged Oscars as of now.
- Bhanu Athaiya – Best Costume Design for ‘Gandhi’ in 1982
- Satyajit Ray – Honorary Oscar for Lifelong contribution to cinema in 1992
- Resul Pookutty – Best Achievement in Sound for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ in 2009
- A R Rahman – Best achievement in music written for motion pictures, original score, original song for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ in 2009. Lyric – Gulzar, Song – ‘Jai Ho..’
|Best Achievement in Cinematography||Anthony Dod Mantle||
|Best Achievement in Directing||Danny Boyle||Won|
|Best Achievement in Editing||Chris Dickens||Won|
|Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score||A.R. Rahman||Won|
|Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
||A.R. Rahman (music)
Sampooran Singh Gulzar (lyrics)
For the song “Jai Ho”.
|Best Achievement in Sound
|Best Motion Picture of the Year||Christian Colson||Won|
|Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
|Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song||A.R. Rahman
For the song “O Saya”.
|Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Here are few snaps :
Check out all winners by Visiting the OSCAR site.