Slumdog Millionaire has won eight awards in Oscars

Monday, February 23, 2009

Oscars 2009 Winners

* Slumdog Millionaire has won eight awards, including Best Director, Best Music and Best Picture. What an achievement. What a night. The whole cast and crew is up on high. Jai Hindi!
* Best Actor Sean Penn for his role in Milk.
* Best actress goes to Kate Winslet for The Reader! She breaks the 13 year curse and is justly rewarded for her fantastic work
* Best Director goes to Danny Boyle for his Slumdog millionaire. He jumps for joy (literally), and with good reason.
* Best Foreign Film is Departures, a Japanese film.
* Jai Ho has won the Oscar for Best Song! Two Oscars for India’s finest modern musician! What a night to remember. a classy, gracious acceptance speech from Mr Rahman. Well deserved. You’ve made all of India proud.
* Mr Rahman won the oscar for best Original Score
* Best Film Editing is goes to Chris Dickens
* The Best Sound Mixing award goes to Slumdog Millionaire’s Resul Pookutty.
* Best Sound Editing goes to The Dark Knight
* The Academy Award for best Visual Effects is The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
* The best supporting actress is Penelope Cruz for Vicky Cristina Barcelona!
* The Best Original Screenplay goes to Dustin Lance Black for Milk!
* Best Adapted Screenplay goes to Simon Beaufoy for his Slumdog Millionaire.
* Wall-E won the Best Animated Film.
* The Best Animated Short Film goes to La Maison en Petit Cubes.
* The Best Art Direction goes to The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
* Best Costume Design goes to The Duchess (Michael O’Connor).
* Best Make-Up goes to The Curious Case of Benjamin Button!
* Best Cinematography goes to Slumdog Millionaire- Anthony Dod Mantle
* Best Live Action Short Film goes to Spielzeugland (Toyland)
* The Best Supporting Actor goes to Heath Ledger
* Best Documentary (Short) goes to Smile Pinki, a film based in Benares
* The Best Documentary goes to The Betrayal.