This is definitely a proud moment for everyone waiting for the Oscars in India as Slumdog Millionaire has bagged 8 academy awards out of which three awards went to the music department. To be specific about the awards, Rahman bagged two (Best Original Score and Best Song) and Resul Pookutty won one for Sound Mixing.
Here is the detailed list of the awards bagged by Slumdog Millionaire
- Picture – Slumdog Millionaire
- Direction – Danny Boyle
- Original Score – A. R. Rahman
- Song – Jai Ho (A. R. Rahman)
- Film editing – Chris Dickens
- Sound Mixing – Resul Pookutty
- Cinematography – Anthony Dod Mantle
- Screenplay writing – Simon Beaufoy
Overall, Slumdog has bagged 8 awards out its 10 nominations.
We congratulate all the crew of the film for gearing us for the international bandwagon. And adding some spice to the event was a ‘Dhamaakedar’ performance by A. R. Rahman.
Keep rocking winners as you people make us feel proud!