India’s first official Oscar entry was for Mehboob’s Mom India within the Finest International Language Movie class. It was the nation’s first official entry for Hindi films. Since then, Indian illustration on the Academy Awards has been steadily growing over time. Regardless that no Indian movie has acquired an Academy Award, some people have made India proud. So, allow us to honour the quite a few Indians that made it to Oscar.
Bhanu Athaiya introduced the primary Oscar to India.
Bhanu Athaiya was nominated for Finest Costume Design for the 1983 movie Gandhi. She is the primary Indian to obtain an Oscar. The Mahatma Gandhi film went on to win 5 Oscars, together with Finest Image and Finest Actor. Athaiya was Bollywood’s most iconic costume designer and the primary Indian lady to obtain an Academy Award nomination. Not solely that, she had a traditionally vital profession as an artist with contemporaries like M. F. Husain.
Satyajit Ray was an Oscar for his contribution to cinema.
Satyajit Ray was an Indian Bengali filmmaker, broadly referred to as one of many best filmmakers of the twentieth century. He began as a business artist earlier than turning into fascinated by unbiased filmmaking. Ray received 32 Indian Nationwide Cinema Accolades, a Golden Lion, a Golden Bear, two Silver Bears, and quite a few different awards at worldwide movie festivals and award ceremonies. The Indian authorities additionally awarded him the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian accolade. In 1992, Satyajit Ray was awarded Honorary Oscar for his contribution to cinema.
Ok.Ok Kapil and Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Finest Documentary Nomination.
Vidhu Vinod Chopra is a widely known identify in Bollywood. He has directed a number of in style Hindi films like 3 Idiots, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S and Lage RahoMunna Bhai. Vidhu Vinod Chopra additionally created a brief documentary movie that bought nominated for Finest Documentary on the Academy Awards. ‘An Encounter With Faces’ was a documentary directed by Ok. Ok. Kapil and Vidhu Vinod Chopra. It focuses on a gaggle of kids in an Indian juvenile reformatory. The delinquent kids themselves communicate concerning the geographical and social panorama they occupy.
Mira Nair’s Salaam Bombay Nomination
Salaam Bombay is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair. The film was praised for its portrayal of the day by day life of children residing on the streets of Mumbai. Salaam Bombay bought nominated for the Academy Award for Finest International Language Movie in 1989.
Ashutosh Gowarikar’s Lagaan Nomination on the Academy Awards.
In 2002, Ashutosh Gowarikar’s extremely acclaimed interval drama Lagaan was nominated for Finest International Language Movie. Not solely was the movie critically lauded, however it additionally went on to change into a worldwide hit.
A.R Rahman bagged two Academy Awards.
In his distinguished profession, A.R Rahman has received two Academy Awards: Finest Unique Tune and Finest Unique Rating for Slumdog Millionaire. In the identical yr, his tune ‘O Saya’ was additionally nominated for Oscars. Rahman acquired two extra nominations for 127 Hours in 2011.
ResulPookutty received an Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire.
ResulPookutty is the Indian most feted sound technician. He labored on varied tasks as a movie sound designer, sound editor and audio mixer. ResulPookutty received the Academy Award for Finest Sound Mixing for his contribution to Slumdog Millionaire in 2009.