Amrit Pritam Dutta is Now a Member of Oscar Governing Body

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Renown bollywood Sound Engineer Amrit Pritam Dutta made us proud again. This time he has been selected as a member of Oscar governing body. Born in Jorhat, Mr. Dutta has worked on numbers of films as a sound designer. Some of his recent works are PK, Kaabil,Kick, Highway, Jazbaa, Court, Beautiful Lives, Duronir Nirola Poja etc.

Indian cinema’s top-drawer actors, directors and writers are among the global celebrities have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organises the annual Oscar awards.

Here’s the list of Indians who have been invited this year

Actors – Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan, Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Aishwarya Rai
Directors – Mrinal Sen and Goutam Ghose
Writers – Sooni Taraporevala and Buddhadev Dasgupta
Costume designer – Arjun Bhasin
Documentary filmmaker – Anand Patwardhan
Sound Designer – Amrit Pritam Dutta

Earlier, Amrit Pritam along with Resul Pookutty won the Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR in the Foreign Feature Film category in the 63rd Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards for “Roar:Tigers of the Sunderbans”. Amrit Pritam also won the award for the critically acclaimed movie India’s Daughter. He has worked with Resul Pookutty on a number of films like Slumdog Millionaire, Ghajini, Saawariya, Ra.One etc. He had also won a national award for his work in the Malayalam film Keralavarma Pazhassiraja.

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Amrit Pritam (L) and Resul Pookutty (R)
Mr. Dutta has also won various awards including IIFA and GIULD for his precious contribution to the Industry. He graduated in Physics from JB College, Jorhat and later joined Jyoti ChitabanGuwahati in the year 1999 for a three months course. In the year 2002, he along with his friend Debojit Changmai packed their bags and came to Mumbai to follow their dreams. Amrit Pritam’s first break came about in 2003 with Karan Johar’s Kal Ho Naa Ho. Since then he never looked back.
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