Full Coverage - 81st Academy Awards

81st Academy Awards

From Meerut to LA

Even as Mumbai hogs the limelight with the Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire, the small towns and villages of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar...


Slumdog tax-free in Delhi

Tuesday , 24 February '09

After winning eight Oscars, Slumdog Millionaire has also been given tax-free status in Delhi, Maharashtra and Haryana.
The Oscar winner for sound mixing had almost walked out of Slumdog Millionaire after a tiff.
When Resul almost walked out of Slumdog

Monday , 23 February '09

The sound mixer, who's just picked up the Oscar for Best Sound Mixing had almost walked out of the film after a heated exchange with Boyle.
Kate won her first Oscar for her portrayal of a German woman with a secret Nazi past in 'The Reader.'
Kate Winslet wins best actress Oscar for 'The Reader'

Monday , 23 February '09

Kate won her first Oscar for her portrayal of a German woman with a secret Nazi past in a romantic drama.
Sean Penn took home the Oscar for best actor for his portrayal of slain San Francisco gay rights activist.
Sean Penn wins best actor Oscar for 'Milk'

Monday , 23 February '09

Sean Penn took home the Oscar for best actor for his portrayal of slain San Francisco gay rights activist.
Heath Ledger became the second actor in Oscar's history to win the coveted award posthumously.
Ledger's tryst with the Oscars, wins after death

Monday , 23 February '09

Heath Ledger today became the second actor in Oscar's history to win the coveted award posthumously.
‘My Azhar did what Shah Rukh, Salman could not’

Saturday , 21 February '09

From a shanty town in Mumbai, they are getting ready to walk the red carpet at the glitzy Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.
Slumdog Millionaire’s bosses have confirmed that Rubina Ali along with her co-star will be flown to Los Angele...
'Slumdog Millionaire' child stars to attend Oscars

Friday , 20 February '09

Slumdog Millionaire’s bosses have confirmed that Rubina Ali and Azharuddin Ismail will be flown to Los Angeles.
Danny Boyle’s father has said that Slumdog Millionaire is not his best work.
Boyle's father sleeps through screening of Slumdog

Sunday , 15 February '09

British filmmaker Danny Boyle may have earned critical acclaim worldwide for his film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ but it seems that the film could not particularly impress his father who dozed off during the screening.
Danny Boyle ‘won thousands more hearts and minds with his very charming and heartfelt speech’ at the BAFTA awa...
'Slumdog' set to make a mark at Oscars: UK media

Tuesday , 10 February '09

'Slumdog Millionaire', has built up ‘an extraordinary tidal wave of momentum’ and is poised to sweep across the Atlantic to LA, said the media.
A big night for Slumdog cast at SAG awards

Tuesday , 27 January '09

As the star of Slumdog Millionaire, Dev Patel plays an Indian orphan who competes for a boatload of money on a game show and a girl’s affections...
On R-Day eve, city ‘Slumdogs’ see Millionaire, dream to break free

Monday , 26 January '09

Danny Boyle’s film might have ruffled some feathers with the word ‘dog’ in the title but self-admitted “Slumdogs” from the Capital find nothing offensive about it.
Dev Patel and Freida Pinto after winning the award for outstanding cast for 'Slumdog Millionaire'.
'Slumdog' wins top prize at Screen Actors Guild awards

Monday , 26 January '09

'Slumdog Millionaire' took the top prize at Screen Actors Guild awards, boosting its chances of an Oscar.
Director Danny Boyle with Anil Kapoor and Aamir Khan at the premiere of 'Slumdog Millionaire' in Mumbai.
Danny Boyle is not a British for me: Irrfan Khan

Sunday , 25 January '09

For actor Irrfan Khan, 'Slumdog Millionaire' British director Danny Boyle is an artist beyond geographical limitations, one who has given Indian artistes and technicians their due credit.
Oh Danny Boyle

Saturday , 24 January '09

Indian/foreign, indie/studio, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ blurs old boundaries
Chidamabaram cited the movie as an example to show that young kids from slums are not lagging behind corporate...
PC praises 'Slumdog', says slums buzzing with biz ideas

Saturday , 24 January '09

'Slumdog Millionaire' has a fan in Home Minister P Chidambaram, who said that its theme should inspire banks to provide loans to budding entrepreneurs from slums which are humming with business ideas.
Hamara Slumdog

Saturday , 24 January '09

Our film? Or theirs? The question has steadily been gathering steam since Slumdog Millionaire released late last year to hosannahs in the US and the UK.
Slumdog Saviour

Saturday , 24 January '09

Okay, so it’s not one of those high-definition, slick pieces of art, you know, the ones with an amazing dolby surround sound, fantastic frame and composition and the Eastman colour bar.
Rahman nominated for three Oscars, Slumdog for 10

Friday , 23 January '09

A R Rahman today became the first Indian to get three Oscar nominations for his score in British-Indian movie Slumdog Millionaire which also got the nod in seven other categories....
'Benjamin Button,' 'Slumdog' lead Oscar nominees

Friday , 23 January '09

'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', a costly drama that took decades to make, led the field of Oscar contenders.