'Slumdog' Slam Dunk: 2009 Oscars
Danny Boyle’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ won an astonishing eight Oscars including Best Director and Best Film. The Indian participation and presence was remarkable including two Oscars won by composer A.R. Rahman. A Siliconeer photo essay.
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(Above, Clockwise from top): “Slumdog Millionaire” cast (from l to r) Dev Patel, Frieda Pinto and Madhur Mittal with director Danny Boyle at the Oscars, Feb. 22; Resul Pookutty poses with the Oscar in hand for the best sound mixing in “Slumdog Millionaire”; and the Oscar for the Best Motion Picture of the year, goes to “Slumdog Millionaire” produced by Christian Colson (l) and directed by Danny Boyle, seen at the 81st Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif.
(Above, top): Producer Christian Colson accepting the Oscar for the best film of the year for “Slumdog Millionaire,” at the 81st Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., Feb. 22.
(Above, bottom): Oscar Winner A.R. Rahman backstage at the 81st Annual Academy Awards from the Kodak Theatre, in Hollywood, Calif., Feb. 22. Rahman won two Oscars for best music and the best song.