Resul Pookutty is an Academy Award winner for Best Sound Mixing. He is an Indian film sound designer, sound editor and mixer. Resul made his debut in sound design with the 1997 film private detective: two plus two plus one. Resul has given his remarkable contribution to a number of successful Indian films like black, Musafir, Zinda, Traffic signal, Gandhi - My Father, Saawariya and Dus Kahaniyaan. In 2010, he was awarded the national film award for the best audiography for his work in Pazhassi Raja. In the same year, Resul was awarded with the Padma Shri by the government of India.