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Life of Pi wins Oscar for cinematography, visual effects

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    Life of Pi wins Oscar for cinematography, visual effects
    Los Angeles: Ang Lee's Life of Pi, a fantasy adventure drama widely shot in India, won the 85th Academy Award for best cinematography and best visual effects here on Sunday night.

    Claudio Miranda received the cinematography award. It is his first Oscar award, but he had received his first nomination for the 2008 film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. For the visual effects trophy, Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R Elliott collected the trophy.

    An adaptation of Canadian author Yann Martel's 'Man Booker' Prize-winning eponymous novel, it narrates the journey of an Indian boy who survives a storm. In the best cinematography category, the film was competing alongside Anna Karenina (Seamus McGarvey), Django Unchained (Robert Richardson), Lincoln (Janusz Kaminski) and Skyfall (Roger Deakins).

    The films which were in competition with Life of Pi in the best visual effects category included The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Marvel's The Avengers, Prometheus and Snow White and the Huntsman.

    However, Life of Pi stars our own Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Tabu in the important roles. Click here to see the stills of Life of Pi.

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