Oscar winner sound designer Resul Pookutty to direct first film 'Sarpakal'
Academy-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty is all set to turn director with his upcoming Hindi project "Sarpakal" . The ace sound designer, sound editor and mixer, who bagged the Oscar for his work in "Slumdog Millionaire" a decade ago, has been working on several "high end" content for the past three years.
"My production company Le Penta Motion Pictures has been developing very high-end Indian films and web content in the past three years. 'Sarpakal' is one of them," Resul told PTI. The film is reportedly penned by Kamlesh Pandey who wrote "Rang De Basanti" and "Delhi 6".
Resul, however, says he can't divulge more details at this point apart from the fact that he is in talks with many A-listers. "I'm looking forward to starting my directorial debut in this year and we are in talks with many A list talent in the industry for artistic collaborations. "Some of the subjects are very uniquely India centric at the same time very contemporary ... It's going to be a very exciting creative phase for me," he added.
(With inputs from agencies.)