A. R.Rahman won two oscars

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Rahman won the awards for the Best Original Song for ‘Jai Ho… .’ and the Best Original Score.

This is the first time that an Indian is walking away with two Oscars and also this is the first time that two Indians are receiving Oscars in the same year. Resul Pookutty has received an award for the best sound mixing.

He dedicated his Oscars to his “loving” mother Kareema Begum.

Rahman is yet to sleep as he arrived in the wee hours of February 25. "Nothing like this has ever happened to me," he says with a chuckle. "There were 6,000 people at the airpor

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.