Mother India to Lagaan: 7 Finest Indian Oscar Nominations

India's cinematic brilliance has shone on the global stage. Let's journey through 7 Indian films that made entry in oscars.

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Mother India(1957)

Directed by Mehboob Khan, it was the first Indian film to be nominated for an Academy Award.

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Rang De Basanti(2006)

Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, this film received widespread critical acclaim and struck a chord with audiences globally.

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The Lunchbox(2013)

Directed by Ritesh Batra, this heartwarming film gained international attention and was praised for its unique story and performances.

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Directed by Chaitanya Tamhane, this courtroom drama received accolades at various film festivals and was India's official entry for the 88th Academy Awards.

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Directed by Amit V. Masurkar, this satirical film was India's official entry for the 90th Academy Awards and garnered international acclaim.

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Gully Boy(2019)

Directed by Zoya Akhtar, this film was selected as India's official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards and received praise for its portrayal of hip-hop culture in Mumbai.

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Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, this epic sports drama made it to the final shortlist of nominations and was a significant international success.

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