Slumdog millionaire received four awards so for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography,Best Sound Mixing and Best Film Editing.
However, the surprise came in the form of ‘Smile Pinki’ winning a short documentary film award. The filmÂ depicts the real story of a girl named Pinki from an Indian Village Mirzapur. The documentary is about Pinki’s journey from being ostracised to being treated like a normal girl after a social worker helped her undergo surgery.
“We didn’t have any money for the surgery and I used to wish that she would die. But things changed after the operation. And I really wish that the film wins at the Oscars,” said Pinki’s mother before the ceremony.