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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2009

Won
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Christian Colson
Best Achievement in Directing
Danny Boyle
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Chris Dickens
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
A.R. Rahman
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
A.R. Rahman (music)
Gulzar (lyrics)
For the song "Jai Ho".
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Ian Tapp
Richard Pryke
Resul Pookutty
Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
A.R. Rahman
Maya Arulpragasam
For the song "O Saya".
Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Tom Sayers
Glenn Freemantle

Golden Globes, USA 2009

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Danny Boyle
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Simon Beaufoy
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
A.R. Rahman

BAFTA Awards 2009

Won
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
A.R. Rahman
Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Christian Colson
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Simon Beaufoy
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Best Editing
Chris Dickens
Best Sound
Glenn Freemantle
Resul Pookutty
Richard Pryke
Tom Sayers
Ian Tapp
Won
David Lean Award for Direction
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Nominated
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Christian Colson
Danny Boyle
Simon Beaufoy
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Leading Actor
Dev Patel
Best Supporting Actress
Freida Pinto
Best Production Design
Mark Digby
Michelle Day

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Rubina Ali
Tanay Chheda
Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala
Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail
Anil Kapoor
Irrfan Khan
Ayush Mahesh Khedekar
Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar
Madhur Mittal
Dev Patel
Freida Pinto
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Dev Patel

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2009

Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Performance by a Younger Actor
Dev Patel
Best International Film

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2008

Won
AAFCA Award
Top 10 Films
Best Director
Danny Boyle

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2008

Won
EDA Award
Best Picture
Christian Colson
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Won
EDA Special Mention Award
Unforgettable Moment Award
Ayush Mahesh Khedekar

For the scene where young Jamal jumps into poop. Tied with Heath Ledger for The Joker's first scene... More

For the scene where young Jamal jumps into poop. Tied with Heath Ledger for The Joker's first scene in The Dark Knight (2008).

Cultural Crossover Award
Nominated
EDA Award
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy
Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Unforgettable Moment Award
For the eye gouging scene.

Amanda Awards, Norway 2009

Won
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske kinofilm)
Danny Boyle
Loveleen Tandan

American Cinema Editors, USA 2009

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic)
Chris Dickens

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 2009

Won
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Anthony Dod Mantle

Art Directors Guild 2009

Won
Excellence in Production Design Award
Contemporary Film
Mark Digby (production designer)
Abhishek Redkar (art director)
Arwel Evans (stand-by art director)
Manoj N. Bhoyar (assistant art director)
Wahid Shaikh (assistant art director)
Brendan Houghton (storyboard artist)
Praveen Kumar Hendway (graphic designer)
Sushil Kumar Giri (graphic designer)
Michelle Day (set decorator)

Austin Film Critics Association 2008

Nominated
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film

Austin Film Festival 2008

Won
Audience Award
Out of Competition Feature
Danny Boyle (director)
Simon Beaufoy (writer)

Awards of the Japanese Academy 2010

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Film

BMI Film & TV Awards 2009

Won
BMI Film Music Award
A.R. Rahman

Black Reel Awards 2008

Won
Black Reel
Best Actor
Dev Patel
Best Breakthrough Performance
Dev Patel
Best Soundtrack
Nominated
Black Reel
Best Ensemble
Gail Stevens (Casting Director)
Loveleen Tandan (Casting Director)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2008

Won
BSFC Award
Best Film
Tied with WALL·E (2008).
Best Film Editing
Chris Dickens
2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle

British Independent Film Awards 2008

Won
British Independent Film Award
Best British Independent Film
Most Promising Newcomer
Dev Patel
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Most Promising Newcomer
Ayush Mahesh Khedekar
Best Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy
Best Technical Achievement
Anthony Dod Mantle
For cinematography.

British Society of Cinematographers 2009

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Anthony Dod Mantle

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Young Actor/Actress (Under 21)
Dev Patel
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Writer
Simon Beaufoy
Best Composer
A.R. Rahman
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Song
Sukhwinder Singh
A.R. Rahman
Gulzar
For the song "Jaiho".

Camerimage 2008

Won
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Anthony Dod Mantle

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2009

Won
COFCA Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Simon Beaufoy
2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Ensemble
Dev Patel
Freida Pinto
Anil Kapoor
Irrfan Khan
Rubina Ali
Amit Leonard
Madhur Mittal
Ayush Mahesh Khedekar
Tanay Chheda
Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Best Score
A.R. Rahman
Best Picture

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2008

Won
CFCA Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Simon Beaufoy
Most Promising Performer
Dev Patel
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Best Original Score
A.R. Rahman

Chicago International Film Festival 2008

Won
Audience Choice Award
Danny Boyle
Tied with The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008).

Chlotrudis Awards 2009

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle

Cinema Audio Society, USA 2009

Won
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Motion Pictures
Resul Pookutty (production mixer)
Ian Tapp (re-recording mixer)
Richard Pryke (re-recording mixer)

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize 2010

Nominated
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Danny Boyle
UK.

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 2010

Nominated
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2009

Won
CDG Award
Excellence in Contemporary Film
Suttirat Anne Larlarb

César Awards, France 2010

Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Danny Boyle
UK.

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2008

Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Danny Boyle
2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy

David di Donatello Awards 2009

Won
David
Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
Danny Boyle

Directors Guild of America, USA 2009

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Danny Boyle
Sanjay Kumar (unit production manager) (plaque)
Raj Acharya (first assistant director) (plaque)
Avani Batra (second assistant director) (plaque)
Sonia Nemawarkar (second second assistant director) (plaque)

European Film Awards 2009

Won
Audience Award
Danny Boyle
Won
European Film Award
Best Cinematographer
Anthony Dod Mantle
For Antichrist
Nominated
European Film Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Dev Patel
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Screenwriter
Simon Beaufoy

Evening Standard British Film Awards 2009

Won
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Technical Achievement
Mark Digby (production designer)
Nominated
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Most Promising Newcomer
Dev Patel (actor)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 2009

Won
FCCA Award
Best Foreign Film - English Language
Danny Boyle

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2008

Won
FFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy

Gaudí Awards 2010

Nominated
Gaudí Award
Best European Film (Millor Pel·lícula Europea)
Danny Boyle

Golden Eagle Awards, Russia 2009

Won
Golden Eagle
Best Foreign Film
Danny Boyle
Volga

Goya Awards 2010

Won
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Danny Boyle

Grammy Awards 2010

Won
Grammy
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Gulzar
A.R. Rahman
Tanvi Shah
For the song "Jai Ho".
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
A.R. Rahman (producer)
H. Sridhar (Mixer)
Pallikonda Adrushta Deepak (Mixer)
Vivianne Chalk (engineer)

Hollywood Post Alliance, US 2009

Won
HPA Awards
Outstanding Editing - Feature Film
Chris Dickens

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2008

Won
HFCS Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy
Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Picture

Humanitas Prize 2009

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
Simon Beaufoy (writer)

Image Awards 2009

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Dev Patel

International Cinephile Society Awards 2009

Nominated
ICS Award
Best Editing
Chris Dickens

International Online Film Critics' Poll 2009

Won
IOFCP Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Best Film
Top Ten Films
For Atonement , Into the Wild , Låt den rätte komma in , Michael Clayton , No Country for Old Men , Ratatouille , The Dark Knight , There Will Be Blood and WALL·E
Nominated
IOFCP Award
Best Production Design
Chris Dickens
Best Film Editing
Chris Dickens
Best Original Score
A.R. Rahman
Best Director
Danny Boyle

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2009

Won
IFC Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Danny Boyle

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2009

Won
Silver Ribbon
Best European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Europeo)
Danny Boyle

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2008

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Film
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Simon Beaufoy

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2009

Won
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Simon Beaufoy
British Film of the Year
British Director of the Year
Danny Boyle
Nominated
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
Danny Boyle
British Actor of the Year
Dev Patel

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2008

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Music
A.R. Rahman
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle

MTV Movie Awards 2009

Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Movie
Breakthrough Performance Male
Dev Patel
Breakthrough Performance Female
Freida Pinto
Best Kiss
Dev Patel
Freida Pinto
Best WTF Moment
Ayush Mahesh Khedekar
Jumping in the poop shed.
Best Song from a Movie
A.R. Rahman
For the song "Jai'Ho (You Are My Destiny)".

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2009

Won
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR in a Foreign Feature Film
Glenn Freemantle (supervising sound editor/designer)
Tom Sayers (supervising sound editor/designer)
Gillian Dodders (supervising dialogue editor/supervising adr editor)
Hugo Adams (supervising foley editor)
Lee Herrick (dialogue editor)
Niv Adiri (sound effects editor)
Ben Barker (sound effects editor)
Peter Burgis (foley artist)
Ricky Butt (foley artist)
Jack Stew (foley artist)
Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film
Niv Adiri (supervising music editor)

National Board of Review, USA 2008

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Breakthrough Performance by an Actor
Dev Patel
Best Adapted Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2009

Won
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle
3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2008

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
Anthony Dod Mantle
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Tied with Happy-Go-Lucky (2008).

New York Film Critics, Online 2008

Won
NYFCO Award
Best Film
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Loveleen Tandan
Best Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Best Use of Music
A.R. Rahman
Top Films of the Year

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2008

Won
NTFCA Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Picture

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2008

Won
OFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Adapted Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy
Top Ten Films

Online Film & Television Association 2009

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Breakthrough Performance - Male
Dev Patel
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Christian Colson
Best Youth Performance
Dev Patel
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Simon Beaufoy
Best Music, Original Score
A.R. Rahman
Best Music, Original Song
A.R. Rahman (music and performed by)
Gulzar (lyrics by)
Sukhwinder Singh (performed by)
Tanvi Shah (performed by)
Mahalakshmi Iyer (performed by)
Vijay Prakash (performed by)
For the song "Jai Ho".
Best Film Editing
Chris Dickens
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Best Sound Mixing
Richard Pryke
Resul Pookutty
Ian Tapp
Best Titles Sequence
For the "Jai Ho" musical number / closing credits sequence.
Best Cinematic Moment
For the final question on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?".

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2009

Won
OFCS Award
Best Editing
Chris Dickens
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Simon Beaufoy
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Best Original Score
A.R. Rahman
Breakthrough Performance
Dev Patel

PGA Awards 2009

Won
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Christian Colson

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2009

Won
Breakthrough Performance Award
Freida Pinto

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2008

Won
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Performance by a Youth - Male
Ayush Mahesh Khedekar
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Medium
Simon Beaufoy
Best Film Editing
Chris Dickens
Breakout on Camera
Dev Patel

Robert Festival 2010

Won
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
Danny Boyle

Rotterdam International Film Festival 2009

Won
Audience Award
Danny Boyle
Loveleen Tandan
Won
MovieZone Award
Danny Boyle
Loveleen Tandan

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2008

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Simon Beaufoy
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Best Editing
Chris Dickens
Best Score
A.R. Rahman

Satellite Awards 2009

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Overall DVD

Satellite Awards 2008

Won
Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Original Score
A.R. Rahman
Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Simon Beaufoy
Best Film Editing
Chris Dickens
Best Original Song
A.R. Rahman
Gulzar
For the song "Jaiho".

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2008

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Simon Beaufoy
2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Picture

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2008

Won
SLFCA Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Foreign Language Film
India/UK
Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Film
Best Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy
Best Cinematography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Most Original, Innovative or Creative Film

St. Louis International Film Festival 2008

Won
Audience Choice Award
Best International Feature
Danny Boyle

Teen Choice Awards 2009

Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie: Drama
Choice Movie Actor: Drama
Dev Patel
Choice Movie Actress: Drama
Freida Pinto
Choice Movie Fresh Face Female
Freida Pinto
Choice Movie Fresh Face Male
Dev Patel
Choice Movie Liplock
Dev Patel
Freida Pinto

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle

Toronto International Film Festival 2008

Won
People's Choice Award
Danny Boyle

USC Scripter Award 2009

Won
USC Scripter Award
Simon Beaufoy (screenwriter)
Vikas Swarup (author)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2009

Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Director
Danny Boyle

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2008

Won
WAFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy
Best Breakthrough Performance
Dev Patel
Best Director
Danny Boyle
Best Film

World Soundtrack Awards 2009

Won
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Song Written for a Film
A.R. Rahman (music by/performer)
Gulzar (lyrics by)
Tanvi Shah (lyrics by/performer)
Sukhwinder Singh (performer)
Mahalakshmi Iyer (performer)
Vijay Prakash (performer)
For the song "Jai Ho".
Nominated
World Soundtrack Award
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
A.R. Rahman
Best Original Song Written for a Film
A.R. Rahman (music by/lyrics by/performer)
Maya Arulpragasam (music by/lyrics by/performer)
For the song "O Saya".

Writers Guild of America, USA 2009

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Simon Beaufoy

Young Artist Awards 2009

Won
Young Artist Award
Outstanding International Feature Film Ensemble
Ayush Mahesh Khedekar
Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail
Rubina Ali
Tanay Chheda
Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala
Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar
Farzana Ansari
Chirag Parmar
Siddesh Patil

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