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Sonia lauds Slumdog Millionaire team on pocketing 8 Oscars

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday congratulated the Slumdog Millionaireteam, particularly A R Rehman and Resul Pookutty for winning this year's Oscars for music and sound editing.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2009 01:11 PM IST

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday congratulated the

Slumdog Millionaire

team, particularly A R Rehman and Resul Pookutty for winning this year's Oscars for music and sound editing.

"I am delighted that A R Rehman and Resul Pookutty have won this year's much coveted Oscars for music and sound editing. They have done India proud, as have all the Indian actors, technicians and support staff who participated in the making of Slumdog Millionaire," Gandhi said in a statement in New Delhi.

"They represent the finest traditions of our film industry and are an inspiration to all of us," she said.

Gandhi also congratulated the producer and the director of the film for their success at the Oscars and other international award events.

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