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The Oscar Winners of the 81st Annual Academy Awards

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AR Rahman wins 2 Oscars; clean sweep for Slumdog Millionaire gets 8 Oscars.

It was a dream come true at the Oscars for India. Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, won eight Oscar awards for best feature film, direction, original song, original score, sound mixing, editing, adapted screenplay and cinematography. Smile Pinki, a 39-minute short film in Hindi and Bhojpuri, directed by Emmy-nominated producer Megan Mylan won the best documentary short subject Oscar.

Best Picture - 'Slumdog Millionaire'
Best Director - Danny Boyle for 'Slumdog Millionaire'
Best Actor - Sean Penn for 'Milk'
Best Actress - Kate Winslet for 'The Reader'
Best Supporting Actor - Heath Ledger for 'The Dark Knight'
Best Supporting Actress - Penelope Cruz for 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona'
Best Original Screenplay - Dustin Lance Black for 'Milk'
Best Adapted Screenplay - Simon Beaufoy for 'Slumdog Millionaire'
Best Animated Feature - 'WALL-E'
Best A…