Kerala assembly congratulates Rahman, PookuttyFebruary 24th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) The Kerala assembly Tuesday congratulated music maestro A.R. Rahman and sound technician Resul Pookutty of “Slumdog Millionaire” for bagging Oscars at the 81st annual Academy Awards.
Speaker K. Radhakrishnan said the assembly is happy for Tamil Nadu’s Rahman and Pookutty, a Keralite who grew up near Anchal in Kollam district. He congratulated the two immediately after the question hour came to a close.
“We are happy as this is an achievement for our country and more importantly they have dedicated this to the country,” he said.
Pookutty won the award for sound mixing while composer Rahman bagged two Oscars - for best original song and best original score.