Sonia congratulates Rahman and Pookutty

February 23rd, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS  

Sonia GandhiNew Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday congratulated A.R. Rahman and Resul Pookutty for winning the Oscars for music and sound mixing.
“I am delighted that A.R. Rahman and Resul Pookutty have won this year’s much coveted Oscars for music and sound editing. I congratulate them,” Gandhi said in her message.

She said all the actors, technicians and support staff who had worked in the movie had made India proud.

While Rahman won two Oscars for best original score and best song, Pookutty won an Oscar for best sound mixing. The two made history with with “Slumdog Millionaire”, the rags to riches story of a boy from the slums of Mumbai, sweeping the annual Academy Awards with eight Oscars.

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