First printed March 27, 2022, 11:50 AM IST
Regardless that no Indian movie has received an Oscar, some have made India proud. From costume designer Bhanu Athaiya to composer AR Rahman and plenty of different Indians have obtained Oscar trophy
India’s meet with the Academy Award (Oscar) started in 1957 with Mehboob Khan’s Mom India, which was formally nominated within the Finest International Language Movie class. Since then, movies like Lagaan and Salaam Bombay have been nominated for Finest International Language Movie. Regardless that no Indian movie has received an Oscar, some have made India proud. See which Indians have been Oscar winners previously…
Satyajit Ray (Honorable):
Satyajit Ray, a revolutionary filmmaker, produced masterpieces in Indian cinema. His movies are used as case research in lots of filmmaking schools around the globe. The legendary filmmaker made a reputation for himself in each Hindi and Bengali movies. Ray obtained an honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement from the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences in 1992. Sadly, the filmmakers couldn’t attend the ceremony attributable to being within the hospital, so that they gave their acceptance speech by way of stay broadcast.
Bhanu Athaiya (Gandhi)
Bhanu Athaiya was the primary Indian Oscar winner to take residence the trophy for Finest Costume Design. He received the award for the 1982 historic drama Gandhi. Bhanu Athaiya has labored with distinguished folks like Guru Dutt, Yash Chopra, Raj Kapoor, BR Chopra, Vijay Anand and Raj Khosla and contributed to over 100 movies. He has additionally collaborated with worldwide figures reminiscent of Conrad Roux and Richard Attenborough.
AR Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire)
AR Rahman created historical past by strolling away with two Oscars for Finest Unique Rating and Finest Tune (Jai Ho). For his rating in a British-Indian movie, composer AR Rahman grew to become the primary Indian to be nominated in three classes on the Academy Awards. The composer was beforehand nominated for Finest Unique Rating for the movies 127 Hours and If I Rise.