Oscar winner Resul Pookutty wins award for best sound for documentary India’s Daughter

Q.  Which sound designer who won the Golden Reel Awards 2016, is also an Oscar winner?
- Published on 29 Feb 16

a. Resul Pookutty
b. Ian Tapp
c. Richard Prayke
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Resul Pookutty
He was honoured with the Motion Picture Sound Editor’s Golden Reel Awards at the 63rd ceremony of this event. He is the first Asian to win this award from MPSE of US for best sound. India’s Daughter has been banned from being screened in the nation. Competing films in the list included “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, “ Deadliest Catch”, “Chef’s Table” and many more. Pookutty has won the Oscars for his sound effects in accolade garnering movie Slumdog Millionaire.

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