2.0 nominated for 'highest recognition in sound design'
The Shankar-directorial has been nominated for the Golden Reel Award for sound editing in the foreign language category
Rajinikanth-starrer 2.0, which released in theatres in November 2018, seems to be continuing to get recognised to across the globe. The Shankar-directorial has now been nominated for the Golden Reel Award for sound editing in the foreign language category. Sharing the news on Twitter, Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty, who worked in 2.0, dubbed the nomination “the highest recognition in Sound Design”.
The Golden Reel Awards is presented by The Motion Picture Sound Editors to honour sound editing achievements across cinema and television. Critically acclaimed films like Roma, A Quiet Place, Mission Impossible: Fallout and First Man have also found a place in the nominations.
According to reports, 2.0 has also been nominated in the feature film (foreign) category. The film, which marked the Tamil debut of Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, was promoted as the ‘most expensive Indian film ever made’.
Resul Pookutty's sound work in the film, in which he used 4D SRL sound for the first time in Indian cinema, was widely appreciated. Pookutty, who has been constantly been experimenting with sound, has used live surround sync sound for the first time in India for his most recent release, Praana.