RESUL POOKUTTY

  • Doordarshan to telecast award winning indie films April 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Prasar Bharati, the statutory body to govern Doodarshan's broadcast policy, has agreed to telecast independent films after 10 PM. As per this decision, the films that have been already shown on the small screen will get Rs 15 lakh while the films that will be aired for the...
  • 'Yaan' First Look: Jiiva, Thulasi Nair sizzle onscreen March 30, 2013

    Jiiva starrer Tamil film 'Yaan' is directed by cinematographer Ravi K Chandran. The film will feature Thulasi Nair in as the heroine i the film. The music is composed by Harris Jayaraj and Oscar winner Resul Pookutty has done sound mixing in the film. ...
  • Snapshot: Rajinikanth seen dubbing for Kochadaiyan March 30, 2013

    Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, Oscarwinning sound editor Resul Pookutty, directors KS Ravikumar and Soundarya Rajinikanth Ashwin at the dubbing of the upcoming film Kochadaiyan in Chennai. ...
  • 'Yaan': Tamil movie inching closer to completion February 18, 2013

    Chennai: Jiivastarrer upcoming Tamil film 'Yaan' is inching closer to completion. The team successfully completed its second schedule Monday and will head to Morocco soon for 20 days. "The second schedule of 'Yaan' was wrapped up on February 18, 2013. Around 65 percent of the film is over. We are...
  • Resul: The 'Slumdog' Friday changed my life January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Resul Pookutty became the first Asian to win an Academy Award in a technical category for 'Slumdog Millionaire' but he had never dreamt of such a great honour during his childhood in Kerala. The simple, natureloving maverick opens up about his life, struggle, philosophies and future endeavours. Q: Is...
  • 'Sounding Off' is simple, brisk and engaging November 7, 2012

    New Delhi: AR Rahman was still a branded name before his Oscar win, but one man who was completely stranger to the common music lovers was the sound designereditor Resul Pookutty, who suddenly became the talk of the town after Slumdog Millionaire won prizes for its sound department at the...
  • 'Audience should get impressed by film's visuals' October 18, 2012

    Oscarwinning sound engineer Resul Pookutty on October 16 said filmmakers should make films with visuals and sounds that so appeal to the audience and persuade them to come to the theatres. "We live in a world driven by internet and a click of a button. Audience can download a pirated version...
  • 'Digitisation ensures bumper openings for films' October 17, 2012

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan Tuesday lauded digitisation of films and said it has changed the scenario by helping reach out to a wider audience and generating bumper openings at the boxoffice. "Today, films across all languages are able to generate bumper openings because of digitisation compared to films that were released...
  • Ananth to direct embittered ISRO scientist's story September 27, 2012

    Actordirector Ananth Mahadevan loves to tell unforgettable human stories through his films and his new venture will see him document the shocking and moving tale of ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan, to be portrayed by Malayalam superstar Mohanlal. Narayanan, who was incharge of overall ISRO's cryogenic project and had introduced the liquid...
  • Amitabh to be a part of Resul's directorial debut? August 31, 2012

    Resul Pookutty seems to have almost finalized his scripts for his debut film. Earlier he was after Anand's much acclaimed novel, Govardhante Yathrakal, which he was planning to adapt for screen. But now the Academy winner sound designer, Resul has decided to launch himself with Amitabh Bachchan on the cast...
  • Big B to play Pak national in Resul Pookutty's film August 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is likely to essay the role of a Pakistani national in Oscarwinning sound designer Resul Pookutty's directorial debut. Bachchan, 69, will play a Pakistani national in Resul Pookutty's film, with the actor verbally agreeing for it. "He (Resul) had come to me... He had met me. He...
  • Tweet Review: Tamil film '3', 1st day, 1st show March 30, 2012

    Chennai: The wait is over for the diehard fans of actors Dhanush and Shruti Haasan. Their Tamil film '3' hits the theatres on Friday. '3' marks the directorial debut of Dhanush's wife and superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya. Shruti and Dhanush play the lead roles in the film. Natasha Doraiswamy watched...
  • Coming up: Live review of '3', 1st day, 1st show March 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Tamil film '3' marks the directorial debut of Dhanush's wife and superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya. It stars Dhanush and actress Shruti Haasan in the lead roles. On March 30, we will review the film live from its first show on the first day of its release. Stay tuned! Aishwarya...
  • Resul Pookutty to work on Tamil film '3' January 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Oscarwinning sound engineer Resul Pookutty, who won the international honour for his work in 'Slumdog Millionaire', has been roped in for megastar Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya's directorial debut '3'. "It's a great pleasure telling you guys that Oscar winner Resul Pookutty sir will be working with us in our film...
  • A makeover for India's Oscar entry 'Adimante' November 23, 2011

    Mumbai: Technically too shoddy to make the grade with other contenders, India's official entry to the Oscars the Malayalam film Adimante Makan Abu is currently undergoing a makeover. A group of topnotch technicians have come together to revamp it free of cost. The movie, which won four major National Awards...
  • RA.One tweet review. First day, first show! October 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Bollywood's most expensive film ever RA.One is being projected on about 3,500 screens across the world. IBNLive Movies Editor Rituparna Chatterjee was there inside the theatre on the first day, first show to live tweet the experience. Here's the tweet review of one of the most anticipated...
  • Resuls omission leaves Kerala govt red faced January 31, 2010

    Thiruvanananthapuram: It looks like the Kerala Govt forgot the person who made India and Kerala proud by winning the Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire, when it submitted its list of Padma Shri probables from the state. So, when Maharashtra recommended sound designer Resul Pookutty and he was awarded the Padma Shri,...
  • Rahman visits Ajmer dargah, laments unkempt state November 23, 2009

    Ajmer: Oscar Award winners, musician AR Rehman and sound technician Resul Pookutty visited the Dargah of Moinuddin Chisty in Ajmer on Saturday. Accompanied by acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor, the award winning duo offered a Chadar at the shrine. Rehman and Pookutty who won the coveted Academy award for their work in the...
  • Pookutty now a voting member of Oscars Academy October 12, 2009

    Oscar winning sound techician Resul Pookutty has become a voting member of the Academy of Motion Pictures. He will be joining the league of music maestro AR Rahman and other Hollywood greats. The 38yearold is hopeful that membership in the Academy will boost his profile in Hollywood. He also hopes that this membership...
  • Slumdog at Rashtrapati Bhawan, Rahman felicitated August 4, 2009

    New Delhi: Music maestro A R Rahman was in the national capital for a special screening of Oscar winning film Slumdog Crorepati, the Hindi version of Slumdog Millionaire at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. "It was a great honour watching it with Presidentji," said the humble Oscar winner, much celebrated genius. Oscar winner...
  • Ghajini takes Resul Pookutty to IIFA June 12, 2009

    Having won an Academy Award himself, sound engineer Resul Pookutty is now eager for more Indians to win the honour. Resul Pookutty: This is my first time at IIFA. I am here because I have been nominated for the technical category for Ghajini. And then I am sharing my experience and...
  • Resul Pookutty on almost walking out of Slumdog May 20, 2009

    The Oscar winning sound recordist said he would have been a mistake by walking out of Slumdog Millionaire. ...
  • One more for the shelf: Resul wins another award May 7, 2009

    Mumbai: It's been over two months since sound engineer Resul Pookutty won an Oscars the celebrations back home refuse to die down. On Tuesday evening the talented sound recordist was felicitated by none other than Amitabh Bachchan. The Western India Motion Pictures and Sound Engineering Association honoured Resul on Tuesday....
  • Oscar winner Pookutty speaks about 'om' March 24, 2009

    New Delhi: It was dejavu all over again as Oscar winner Resul Pookutty released K A Francis's The Essence of Aum, Pookutty had earlier emphasiesd the importace of the word in his acceptance speech at the Oscars this year and the ace technician explains why he chose to...
  • Resul receives grand welcome at his village March 7, 2009

    Vilakkupara (Kerala): When Resul Pookutty came to his native village of Vilakkupara in Kerala after his Oscar score, there were thousands gathered to give him a hero's welcome. Right from the Trivandrum airport and along the twohour journey to Vilakkupara, it was a fervour not seen among Malayalees from a...
  • Resul Pookutty gets candid, speaks out March 7, 2009

    Resul Pookutty won his Oscar award for Slumdog Millioanaire . ...
  • In Pics: India welcomes its Oscar heroes February 27, 2009

    It was a royal welcome for India's two Oscar winners who returned home on Wednesday night and also for the child actors of Slumdog Millionaire who returned after their Oscar experience. ...