Oscar is one of the most prestigious award world wide. It’s a dream of every actor, director, musician, designer to get Oscar home at-least once in a lifetime. Today we would like to tell you about those moments of Oscars which made Indian proud. In 90 years, 5 Indians have been awarded 6 Oscars. Have a look on the series of events:
1. Bhanu Athaiya happens to be the first Indian to win an Oscar.She won Oscar forÂ Best Costume Design for the filmÂ GandhiÂ in the year 1983. The film was a biopic of Mahatma Gandhi. It went up on receivingÂ Best Picture and Best Actor, along with 5 other Oscars.
2.Â Mother IndiaÂ was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film.In he year 1958,Â Mother IndiaÂ was nominated for the Best Foreign language film.
3. Salaam Bombay nominated for OscarsMovie based on theÂ day-to-day lives of the children living on the streets of Mumbai.
4. Ashutosh Gowarikar’sÂ LagaanÂ was blockbuster all over the worldÂ Lagaan was nominated for the Best Foreign Language film in 2002.
5. When Satyajit RayÂ awarded with Honorary Oscar.In the yearÂ 1992, Satyajit was awared withÂ Honorary Oscar for his contribution to cinema.
6. When Resul Pookutty won an Oscar forÂ Slumdog Millionaire.Â He won Oscar in category of Best Sound MixingÂ forÂ Slumdog Millionaire.
7. When A.R Rahman and Gulzar bagged Oscars for the same film.Â For Slumdog music director A. R Rahman and Gulzar bagged Oscar forÂ the Best Original Song for ‘Jai Ho’.
8. When A.R Rahman bagged two Oscars on the same night.Â What you want more than winning two Oscar on same night!
9. Nominated in the Best DocumentaryIn the year 1978,Â K.K Kapil & Vidhu Vinod Chopra got the nomination forÂ Best DocumentaryÂ (Short Subject) category forÂ An Encounter With Faces.
10. Nominated three times at Oscar.FilmmakerÂ Ismail Merchant has been nominated for three at Oscars for the best pictureÂ Â in 1987, 1993 and 1994. Also he was nominated for Best Short Subject (Live Action) in 1961.
11. When Ashvin Kumar’sÂ Little TerroristÂ was nominated.Â He got nomination at Oscar forÂ Best Short Subject (Live Action) forÂ Little Terrorist.Â
12. When Pt. Ravi Shankar got nominated forÂ Gandhi.He wasÂ nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Music Score forÂ GandhiÂ in 1983.
13. When Indian actress Persis Khambatta presented the Oscars.Persis happens to be the first ever Indian to present award at Oscars.
14. Sunny PawarÂ was the toast Academy Awards in 2017
15. Dev PatelÂ nominated for the Best Supporting Actor for his role in the filmÂ LionÂ at the 89th Annual Academy AwardsÂ
16. When Priyanka Chopra presnted the Oscars in 2016.Â Priyanka is making Indians proud in best. She have been to all the top talk show and award functions in best.Â She made India proud when she presented the Oscar in the Best Film Editing category toÂ Mad Max: Fury Road.Â
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