Oscar Winner Resul Pookutty Debuts In Pollywood With Maurh! Here’s All You Need To Know

The Punjabi Film Industry is soon going to welcome an extremely talented and renowned sound editor. We are talking about Resul Pookutty who is going to mark his debut in Pollywood with the upcoming and very anticipated movie ‘Maurh’. 

The film’s team released the poster of the movie and with it also unveiled the details about the team working on this project. And in the caption, we found out, the sound of Maurh has been designed by Resul Pookutty. 


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But do you know why this man’s presence has enhanced the overall value of Maurh? Do you know, Resul Pookutty has been an Oscar winner?  Yes, this is right and there is a lot more about Resul Pookutty that you still need to know. In this article, we will introduce you to the Oscar winning sound editor of India Resul Pookutty in detail. But before we get into the information about his profession and more, let’s tell you who Resul Pookutty is.

Who Is Resul Pookutty?

Resul Pookutty is an internationally known Indian sound designer, sound editor and audio mixer. He has been continuously working in Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and British films. In 2009 he was honoured with Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing along with Ian Tapp and Richard Pryke for his work in Slumdog Millionaire.

His popular projects in Indian Cinema include movies like Saawariya, Highway, Pushpa, and more. Apart from the Academy award, Rekul Pookutty has also been facilitated with more acclaimed awards and recognitions. 

Resul Pookutty’s Awards & Net-Worth

Though it is not officially revealed anywhere, according to Wikipedia, Resul Pookutty’s net worth is 1.5 million dollars. The amount is equal to 12,40,32,750 INR.

Now coming to awards and recognition, Resul Pookutty has won various awards at national and international levels. According to Wikipedia, the following is the list of awards won by Resul; 

2019: Golden Jury Film Award for the best sound design for Sax by Julius

2016: Golden Reel award for the best sound for documentary 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: honorary Doctorate (D.Litt.) by Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit

2010: Padma Shri by Government of India

2009: Asianet Film Awards – Special Honour Jury Award

2009: Chakkulathamma Swaravarsha Award

2009: Bahadoor Award

2009: Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing along with Ian Tapp and Richard Pryke for his work in Slumdog Millionaire

2009: BAFTA Award for Best Sound along with 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

Resul Pookutty Controversies

Resul Pookutty has not been involved in many controversies in his career, but there is one major controversy associated with the blockbuster hit movie RRR. After RRR’s massive success, Resul Pookutty criticised the film by publicly calling it a ‘Gay Love Story’.

He was badly criticised and slammed by the public for his opinion on the magnum hit film. Jr. NTR and Ram Charan starrer RRR’s producer Yarlagadda also gave a befitting reply to Resul. It became a hot controversy and was trending for a couple of days. 

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Resul Pookutty has indeed made the nation proud at the international level, and now he is ready to impress the people of Punjab with his exceptional talent. Though nothing specific about the music and playlist of the upcoming Punjabi movie Maurh has been promised or revealed, we have high hopes for the product because Resul is a pivotal part of it.

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