ISBN 9780143067702,Sounding Off: The Memoirs of an Oscar-winning Sound Designer

Sounding Off: The Memoirs of an Oscar-winning Sound Designer



Pengiun Books

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9780143067702

ISBN-10 0143067702


Number of Pages 416 Pages
Language (English)

Biographies & Autobiographies

A stirring memoir of a trailblazer who rose from impoverished anonymity to international renown a true rags-to-riches story! Resul Pookutty, Indias best-known sound designer and audiographer, won an Oscar for his work in Danny Boyles highly successful film Slumdog Millionaire. Sounding Off, his autobiography, is the amazing odyssey of a village boy from Kerala whose resilience and conviction took him to the very cutting edge of cinematic sound technologyfrom struggling in the ruthless film world of Mumbai to winning international glory and becoming one of the biggest off-screen stars of Indian cinema. By turns dramatic and inspiring, Resuls remarkable journey is a celebration of both cinema and life. Already a huge bestseller in Malayalam, this definitive translation is bound to delight not only cinema lovers, but anyone who loves a story well told. About the Author Resul Pookutty is a pioneer of the sync sound technology in India and has worked on blockbusters like Black, Ghajini, Slumdog Millionaire and Endhiran. Baiju Natarajan is a writer. He specializes in Malayalam language and literature.