Oscar academy invites Assamese sound designer Amrit Pritam Dutta as member

  • Oscar academy invites Assamese sound designer Amrit Pritam Dutta as member
29-06-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

Bollywood based popular Assamese sound designer Amrit Pritam Dutta has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organises the annual Oscar awards.
 
Amrit Pritam is known for his work on Slumdog Millionaire (2008), pk (2014), Omkara (2006), Enthiran (2010) and Kaabil (2017).
 
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal congratulated Amrit Pritam Dutta for getting nominated as a member of Oscar Academy along with many stalwarts of World & Indian cinema.
 
Meanwhile, a record number of 744 Indian members have been invited to be the members at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which is more than previous years.
 
Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan, Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Aishwarya Rai are among the invitees from Bollywood.
 
Membership to the academy, which hands out the Oscars every year, is by invitation only. Oscar nominees are eligible, as are candidates proposed by two current Academy members from the same field as the candidate.
 

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