India’s first official Oscar entry was for Mehboob’s Mom India within the Greatest International Language Movie class. It was the nation’s first official entry for Hindi motion pictures. Since then, Indian illustration on the Academy Awards has been steadily rising over time. Though no Indian movie has obtained 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 Greatest 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 Greatest Image and Greatest Actor. Athaiya was Bollywood’s most iconic costume designer and the primary Indian girl to obtain an Academy Award nomination. Not solely that, she had a traditionally important 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, extensively generally known as one of many biggest filmmakers of the twentieth century. He began as a business artist earlier than changing into fascinated with impartial 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.
Okay.Okay Kapil and Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Greatest Documentary Nomination.
Vidhu Vinod Chopra is a well known title in Bollywood. He has directed a number of standard Hindi motion pictures like 3 Idiots, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S and Lage RahoMunna Bhai. Vidhu Vinod Chopra additionally created a brief documentary movie that obtained nominated for Greatest Documentary on the Academy Awards. ‘An Encounter With Faces’ was a documentary directed by Okay. Okay. Kapil and Vidhu Vinod Chopra. It focuses on a gaggle of youngsters in an Indian juvenile reformatory. The delinquent kids themselves converse in regards to 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 every day life of children residing on the streets of Mumbai. Salaam Bombay obtained nominated for the Academy Award for Greatest 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 Greatest International Language Movie. Not solely was the movie critically lauded, however it additionally went on to turn out to be a worldwide hit.
A.R Rahman bagged two Academy Awards.
In his distinguished profession, A.R Rahman has received two Academy Awards: Greatest Unique Music and Greatest Unique Rating for Slumdog Millionaire. In the identical yr, his track ‘O Saya’ was additionally nominated for Oscars. Rahman obtained 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 numerous initiatives as a movie sound designer, sound editor and audio mixer. ResulPookutty received the Academy Award for Greatest Sound Mixing for his contribution to Slumdog Millionaire in 2009.