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Resul Pookutty Gets Two Nods for Banned Films at USA Awards

  | January 28, 2016 09:40 IST (Mumbai)
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Resul Pookutty dedicated his nomination to Nirbhaya

Mr Pookutty, 44, shared his excitement on being nominated with his fans on Twitter. He dedicated his nominations to Nirbhaya or Jyoti Singh - the 23-year-old medical student who was brutally gangraped and tortured in a moving bus in 2012

Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty has received two nominations for UN.FREEDOM and India's Daughter, films which are banned in India, at the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) 63rd Annual Golden Reel Awards. (Also Read: Resul Pookutty Gets Two Nods for Banned Films at USA Awards)
Mr Pookutty, 44, shared his excitement on being nominated with his fans on Twitter:  
The sound designer and mixer dedicated his nominations to Nirbhaya or Jyoti Singh - the 23-year-old medical student who was brutally gangraped and tortured in a moving bus in 2012.
 
Florida-based director Raj Amit Kumar's debut film UN.Freedom, starring Adil Hussain and Victor Banerjee in key roles, is a contemporary thriller that chronicles a lesbian love story set in New York and New Delhi.
British filmmaker Leslee Udwin's controversial BBC documentary India's Daughter includes interviews of Nirbhaya's parents, doctors, the police, lawyers and one of the rapists.
Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Revenant earned three mentions apiece, the most in the feature-film categories.
The ceremony will be held February 27 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.

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