Resul Pookutty (conceived 30 May 1971) is an Indian film sound planner, sound proofreader and sound blender. He won the Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing, alongside Richard Pryke and Ian Tapp, for Slumdog Millionaire. Pookutty has worked in Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam dialects notwithstanding British movies.
Naturally introduced to a family in Vilakkupara, close to Anchal around 40 km from Kollam, Kerala, India. He was the most youthful of ten kids. His dad was a confidential transport ticket checker. Pookutty needed to walk 6 km to the closest school and concentrate in the radiance of a lamp fuel light as his town had no power.
He did his four year certification in material science from Milad-E-Sherief Memorial College, Kayamkulam during 1987-1990. He joined Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram for concentrating on Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, notwithstanding, he couldn’t finish it. In 1995, he moved on from Film and Television Institute of India in Pune. In 2014, he composed the leftover LLB test papers. Pookutty said that it was his dad’s longing to make him a backer.
Pookutty moved to Mumbai after his graduation. He named it as “a characteristic movement as an alum of the foundation.” He brought up that “95% of the experts of the Mumbai movie industry are graduated class of FTII, Pune.” Pookutty made his presentation in sound plan with the 1997 movie Private Detective: Two Plus Two Plus One, coordinated by Rajat Kapoor. He stumbled upon the opportunity of a lifetime with the widely praised 2005 movie Black, coordinated by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He accordingly designed sound for significant creations like Musafir (2004), Zinda (2006), Traffic Signal (2007), Gandhi, My Father (2007), Saawariya (2007), Dus Kahaniyaan, Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (2009) and Enthiran (2010).
Pookutty is married to Shadia. They have a son Rayaan and a daughter, Salna.
2019 :Golden Jury Film Award the best solid planning for Sax by Julius
2016 :Golden Reel grant the best solid for narrative India’s Daughter
2012 : Zee Cine Award for Best Sound Design for his work in Ra.One.
2010 : National Film Award for Best Audiography for his work in Pazhassi Raja
2010 : privileged Doctorate (D.Litt.) by Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit
2010 : Padma Shri by Government of India
2009 : Asianet Film Awards – Special Honor Jury Award
2009 : Chakkulathamma Swaravarsha Award
2009 : Bahadoor Award
2009 : Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing alongside Ian Tapp and Richard Pryke for his work in Slumdog Millionaire.
2009 : BAFTA Award for Best Sound alongside Glenn Freemantle, Richard Pryke, Tom Sayers and Ian Tapp for his work in Slumdog Millionaire.
2005 : Zee Cine Award for Best Audiography for his work in Musafir.