The final verdict is out. The critically acclaimed film Slumdog
Millionaire has walked away with the maximum Oscars at the
81st Annual Academy Awards, becoming the fourth film to get the
highest number of Oscar awards.
Slumdog Millionaire bagged eight Oscars out of the 10
nominations. It walked away with the Best Film award, Best Director
award for Danny Boyle, Best Original Score, Best Original Song,
Best Film Editing, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography and
Best Sound Mixing.
This year's Oscars is special for India, as Slumdog
Millionaire is more of an Indian film though it is made by
foreigners. The cast of the film Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Dev
Patel, Freida Pinto, Mohammed Azharuddin Ismail and Rubina Ali are
all Indians. Moreover, the film deals with the story of an Indian
boy from Mumbai slums, who turns a millionaire overnight after
winning a game show.
Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman created history by winning two
Oscars for Best Original Score and Best Original Song (Jai Ho).
Another Indian who shone at the Oscars was Resul Pookutty, who
shared the Best Sound Mixing award with Ian Tapp and Richard