Resul Pookutty is an Indian film sound designer, sound editor and sound mixer. He, along with Richard Pryke and Ian Tapp, won the Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing for Slumdog Millionaire. He has worked in Hollywood, Hindi Cinema, Tamil Cinema and Malayalam Cinema. Pookutty made his debut in sound design with the 1997 film Private Detective: Two plus Two plus One, directed by Rajat Kapoor. He got his big break with the critically acclaimed 2005 film Black, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He subsequently engineered sound for major productions like Musafir(2004), Zinda (2006), Traffic Signal (2007), Gandhi, My Father (2007), Saawariya (2007), Dus Kahaniyaan, Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (2009) and Enthiran (2010).