23 February 2009

Slumdog Millionaire sweeps the Oscars,A.R.Rahman bags 2 Oscar

'Slumdog Millionaire' sweeps the Oscars

Director Danny Boyle celebrates with actors Azharuddin Ismail (L) and Ayush Mahesh (R) after 'Slumdog Millionaire' won the Oscar for best picture during the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California on February 22, 2009. (REUTERS).... Next >>

Jai Ho for A R Rahman and Slumdog at the Oscars

'Slumdog Millionaire' protests in India don't subside
23 Feb 2009, 1219 hrs IST

Danny Boyle's 'Slumdog Millionaire' is a hit abroad, but in India, protesters have taken to the streets to attack the film.

I simply feel elated, says Pookutty after receiving Oscar
23 Feb 2009, 1103 hrs IST

The 36-year-old Resul Pookutty won the coveted Oscar for best sound mixing for the critically acclaimed film Slumdog Millionaire.

India-inspired 'Smile Pinki' bags Oscar for best short documentary
23 Feb 2009, 1100 hrs IST

Megan Mylan won the best short documentary Oscar for 'Smile Pinki', a tale of a poor Indian village girl whose cleft lip made her a social outcast.

With eight Oscars, 'Slumdog Millionaire' sweeps Academy awards
23 Feb 2009, 1056 hrs IST

After shining at the Golden Globes and BAFTA, the Mumbai-based film swept the 81st Academy awards winning eight Oscars.

'Slumdog Millionaire' sweeps the Oscars
23 Feb 2009, 1052 hrs IST

A R Rahman wins two, Slumdog gets 8 Oscars
23 Feb 2009, 1436 hrs IST

Slumdog not only won the Oscars for best picture and best director, but also for 6 others including two for Rahman. Slumdog's day | Winners | Rahman | Oscars

Chidambaram favours tax exemption to Oscars given to Rahman
23 Feb 2009, 1349 hrs IST

Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday favoured tax exemption to two Oscars bagged by A R Rahman for Slumdog Millionaire.

'India's Oscar triumph will draw global attention to our cinema'
23 Feb 2009, 1317 hrs IST

Javed Akhtar is not surprised by Gulzar, Pookutty and Rahman's win at the Oscars and belives their success will bring global attention to Indian cinema.

Recording slum sounds live for 'Slumdog' was tough: Resul Pookutty
23 Feb 2009, 1302 hrs IST

Recording sounds live in the slums of Mumbai for Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" was chaotic and far from easy, says Resul Pookutty.

India shines at Oscars with multiple awards
23 Feb 2009, 1455 hrs IST

It was India's day at the Oscars with Indian music, Indian song and Indian colours sweeping the Academy Awards

Jai Ho for A R Rahman and Slumdog at the Oscars
23 Feb 2009, 1436 hrs IST, AGENCIES

Slumdog not only won the Oscars for best picture and best director, but also for 6 others including two for Rahman. Slumdog's day | Winners | Rahman | Oscars

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