12 Indian Movies That Received Accolades & Made Us Proud On The International Arena

For an Indian movie to make it onto a list of the all time greatest movies around the world and win an international film festival award is always a challenge. Thankfully some of the Indian movies had broke this barrier and won international acclaim, & brought us international pride with their impeccable craft.

Here are some Indian movies that made us proud abroad.

1. Nayakan (1987)

NayakanFeatured on TIME Magazine list of ‘ All Time 100 Best Films’

2. Charulata (1964)

CharulataFeatured in the 1982 Sight & Sound critic’s poll

3. Pyaasa (1957)

PyaasaFeatured on Time Magazine’s list of 100 best films of all time

4. Dil Se (1998)

Dil SeWon the Netpac Award at the 1999 Berlin International Film Festival

5. Lagaan (2001)

LagaanNominated for an Academy Award

6. Pather Panchali (1955)

Pather PanchaliFeatured on The Village Voice’s top 250 Best Films of the Century

7. Mother India (1957)

Mother India1st Indian movie to be nominated for an Oscar

8. Court (2014)

CourtWon Best Film in the Venice International Film Festival

9. Apur Sansar (1959)

Apur SansarFeatured in the 1982 Sight & Sound critic’s poll

10. The Lunchbox (2013)

The LunchboxWon the Grand Rail D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival

11. Gangs Of Wasseypur (2012)

Gangs Of WasseypurWon 4 nominations at the Asia-Pacific Film Festival

12. Pather Panchali (1955)

Pather Panchali (2)Was the first Independent Indian film to receive acclaim abroad

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