Anthony Dod Mantle won the second Oscar for Mumbai-based film Slumdog Millionaire in the best Cinematography section.
It was a first Academy for the 53-year-old Briton.
“I should thank thousands but I can’t do that. Of course thank you so much Academy…thank you Danny Boyle and the team,” said Mantle while accepting the Oscar at the star-studded ceremony.
“I just want to thank you so much,” Mantle said.