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Resul Pookutty to provide scholarship to three FTII students

Sound engineer Resul Pookutty, who won an Oscar for Best Sound Mixing for Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire in 2009, has collaborated with IIFA Foundation to provide three new scholarships to students from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.

Pookutty launched the Resul Pookutty-IIFA Foundation which will provide annual scholarship worth $5,000 (Rs.224,000) in 2010, to promote the budding technical talent in the Indian film industry.
They began in 2010 with one scholarship as a part of programme. In 2011, they initially planned to give two scholarships but now they are giving three scholarships.

Resul Pookutty was an alumnus of the FTII and passed out in 2005.As he struggled a lot, he wants to give something to the students of this institution who are willing to carve a niche for themselves in the Indian film industry.

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