Move over, Priyanka Chopra: Here is the sole Malayalee winner at 88th Oscar Awards


Feb,29 2016 18:36 43 IST

Thiruvananthapuram: If Resul Pookutty was the first Keralite to win an Oscar award, Monday saw another Keralite who was part of the success story of Inside Out, which was named the Best Animated Feature Film at the 88th Academy Awards held in Los Angeles.

Representational image. Agencies

Representational image. Agencies

Sajan Skaria worked as the character supervisor in the American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film.

Skaria, who hails from the capital city, after doing his computer science from the National Institute of Technology Kozhikode, moved to the animation industry and has not looked back since.

He now works with the famed Pixar Animation Studio, a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company.

He has worked on seven Hollywood films and was also present at the awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday night.


Published Date: Feb 29, 2016 18:36 PM | Updated Date: Feb 29, 2016 18:36 PM