Slumdog Millionaire has triumphed at the Oscars taking home eight awards including that of the best picture and the best director for Danny Boyle.
Indian musical maestro A R Rehman scooped two awards – best original score and best soundtrack at the Academy Awards which took place on Sunday.
The rags-to-riches story using Indian actors and landscape was shot in the teeming slums of Mumbai.
The other India-based film to capture the Oscar attention is Smile Pinki. The film, made by Megan Mylan, has won the best short documentary prize after contesting against four others in the same genre.
A complete list of Oscar awards for Slumdog Millionaire:
Director: Danny Boyle
Adapted Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy
Original Score: A R Rahman
Original Song: A R Rahman and Gulzar