Gulzar To MM Keervani: List Of All The Indians Who Have Won The Oscars So Far

Gulzar To MM Keervani: List Of All The Indians Who Have Won The Oscars So Far

The 95th Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars will go down in the history as the one that made Indian cinema do Naatu Naatu on the Oscar platform. From beyond Fridays, and box-office numbers, Indian cinema is now on the global map, they are talking about us, they are screaming, they are clapping, who could’ve imagined all of this, even in the wildest dreams, no one could have dreamt of something like this.

In the world, various awards are given in the field of cinema. But the Oscars is considered to be the world’s biggest award given in the field of entertainment. At the 30th Academy Awards Oscars, India’s first submission for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film category was Mehboob Khan’s 1957 Hindi-language film, Mother India. It was nominated alongside four other films, but it was defeated by the Italian film Nights of Cabiria (1957). The first Indian to win an Academy Award was Bhanu Athaiya for designing the costumes (55th Academy Awards). Take a look at the list of Indians who won the Academy Awards.

Today, we are going to give you the list of Indians who won the prestigious Oscar awards so far.

1. Satyajit Ray

Category – Honorary Award
Year – 1992

Satyajit Ray’s works are studied as case studies by filmmakers globally. He is a man with extraordinary filmmaking skills. In 1955, he won Best Human Document at the Cannes film festival. And in 1992, he was awarded Oscar for Lifetime Achievement.

2. Resul Pookutty

Category – Best Sound Mixing
Year – 2009

He won the award for the movie Slumdog Millionaire for Best Sound Mixing at the 81st Oscars.

3. Gulzar

Category – Best Original Song
Year – 2009

The great lyrist Gulzar won the Oscar for the song Jai Ho in the Best Original song category.

4. A.R. Rahman

Category – Best Original Score and Best Original Song
Year – 2009

A.R. Rahman was the first Indian to be nominated in 3 categories. He won 2 awards, one for the original score and another for the track Jai Ho.

5. Bhanu Athaiya

Category – Best Costume Design
Year – 1983

She is the first person from India to win an Oscar. She won the award for Best Costume Design for the film Gandhi.

6. Kartiki Gonsalves, Guneet Munga

Category – Best Documentary Short Film
Year – 2023

Along with RRR, this documentary short from India has made everyone proud. Mainstream and art houses should co-exist together in order a create a creative ecosystem for filmmaking in India. This 2023, and these Oscars proved it.

7. MM Keeravani and Chandrabose

Category – Best Original Song
Year – 2023

What to say, the heart is brimming with child-like joy. Tears rolling down, heart screaming. Each and every organ of the body were tuning to Naatu Naatu, the moment they announced the oscar goes to Naatu Naatu. Remember dream big, keep it local, do your work, and stay silent, the time will come, and miracles do happen. RRR is the proof.

All hail SS Rajamouli.

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