Resul Pookutty may return his Oscar
New Delhi, December 18, 2012
First Published: 17:41 IST(18/12/2012)
Last Updated: 01:54 IST(19/12/2012)
Sound designer Resul Pookutty, who won an Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire (2009), says he may return his award.
“I’ve kept my Oscar in a bank vault ... I’m assured it is safe. But if in future I’ll be unable to care for my trophy, I may have to return it,” he told tabloid Mid Day. Costume
designer Bhanu Athaiya has in the meanwhile returned her Academy Award last week.
Indian technician Resul Pookutty, along with Richard Pryke and Ian Tapp won the Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing for the film Slumdog Millionaire.