Slumdog Millionaire Wins First Oscar

Slumdog Wins Second Oscar – Best Cinematography

Hooray, Danny Boyle’s lovely movie Slumdog Millionaire, which is set amidst the slums of Mumbai, has just won its first Oscar at the 81st Annual Academy Awards ceremony.

Folks, Slumdog Millionaire has just won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay – Simon Beaufoy (the screenplay is based on the novel Q&A by Vikas Swarup).

Slumdog Millionaire beat out the following contenders:

* The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Eric Roth and Robin Swicord
* Frost/Nixon – Peter Morgan
* The Reader – David Hare
* Doubt – John Patrick Shanley

After sweeping the Golden Globes, Slumdog Millionaire received 10 Oscar nominations including three for music maestro A.R.Rahman.

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One Response to "Slumdog Millionaire Wins First Oscar"

  1. Asha Tampa   February 23, 2009 at 12:43 am

    Ohmigosh, Rehman with 2 Oscars! I couldnt have asked for more! Responds:

    It needed a Danny Boyle to get Rahman an Oscar.

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