Indian Oscar Nominees List

The Indian Oscar Nominees list includes some of the best films that have been made in India over the years, while many of these films may not have won the coveted Academy Award, their inclusion on this list is a testament to their quality and cultural significance

Indian Oscar Nominees List

The Indian Oscar Nominees List is a reflection of the country’s diverse and vibrant film industry. Over the years, Indian films have received recognition at the prestigious Academy Awards, with notable nominations in categories such as Best Foreign Language Film, Best Original Song, and Best Documentary Feature.

The list includes films that have tackled a wide range of themes and genres, from historical dramas to social issues, and from musicals to biopics. Despite not winning the coveted Oscar trophy, the nominations themselves have brought significant international acclaim and visibility to Indian cinema.

Allison Williams and Riz Ahmed, the actors, revealed the nominations for the 95th Academy Awards. The Indian documentary films All That Breathes and The Elephant Whisperers have both received nominations in the categories of Best Documentary Feature Film and Best Documentary Short Film, respectively. SS Rajamouli’s RRR has earned a nomination in the Best Original Song category for “Naatu Naatu,” but did not receive any other nominations.

The film Everything Everywhere All At Once has taken the lead with 11 nominations at the 95th Academy Awards. The Banshees of Inisherin and All Quiet on the Western Front follow closely with nine nominations each, while Elvis has received eight nominations. Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans has secured seven nominations, while Todd Field’s Tar and Joseph Kosinski’s Top Gun Maverick have both earned six nominations.

List of Indian Nominess and Winners of the Academy Awards

Mother IndiaMother IndiaBest Foreign Language FilmNominated
Ismail MerchantThe Creation of WomanBest Short Subject (Live Action)Nominated
Fali BilimoriaThe House That Ananda BuiltBest Documentary (Short Subject)Nominated
Ishu PatelBead GameBest Animated Short FilmNominated
K. K. KapilAn Encounter with FacesBest Documentary (Short Subject)Nominated
Bhanu AthaiyaGandhiBest Costume DesignWON
Ravi ShankarGandhiBest Original ScoreNominated
A. R. Rahman (Music)NABest Original Song (For “Naatu Naatu”)WON 
Ismail MerchantA Room with a ViewBest PictureNominated
Salaam Bombay!Salaam Bombay!Best Foreign Language FilmNominated
(65th)Ismail MerchantHowards EndBest PictureNominated
1994The Remains of the Day Nominated[20]
2002LagaanLagaanBest Foreign Language FilmNominated
2005Ashvin KumarLittle TerroristBest Short Subject (Live Action)Nominated
2009Resul PookuttySlumdog MillionaireBest Sound MixingWon
 2009Gulzar (Lyrics) Best Original Song (For “Jai Ho”)Won
 2009A. R. Rahman (Music) Best Original ScoreWon
 2009  Best Original Song (For “O… Saya”)Nominated
2011 127 HoursBest Original ScoreNominated
   Best Original Song (For “If I Rise”)Nominated
2013Bombay Jayashri (Lyrics)Life of PiBest Original Song (For “Pi’s Lullaby”)Nominated
Guneet MongaPeriod. End of Sentence.Best Documentary (Short Subject)Won
Rintu Thomas
Sushmit Ghosh
Writing with FireBest Documentary FeatureNominated
Shaunak Sen
Aman Mann
All That BreathesBest Documentary FeatureNominated
Kartiki Gonsalves
Guneet Monga
The Elephant WhisperersBest Documentary (Short Subject) Won
M.M. Keeravani (Music)
Chandrabose (Lyrics)
RRRBest Original Song (For “Naatu Naatu”)Won
List of Nominees and winners for Oscars Award

List of Indian Films Submitted for Oscars

The list features films in several languages, including Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, and Assamese, among others, demonstrating the richness and diversity of India’s culture and regional cinema. The Indian Oscar Nominees List is a testament to the country’s growing influence in global cinema and serves as a source of pride for the Indian film industry and its audiences.

1957Mother IndiaMehboob KhanNominated
1958MadhumatiBimal RoyNot nominated
1959The World of ApuSatyajit RayNot nominated
1962Sahib Bibi Aur GhulamAbrar AlviNot nominated
1963MetropolisSatyajit RayNot nominated
1965The GuideVijay AnandNot nominated
1966AmrapaliLekh TandonNot nominated
1967The Last LetterChetan AnandNot nominated
1968Elder SisterHrishikesh MukherjeeNot nominated
1969Deiva MaganA. C. TirulokchandarNot nominated
1971Reshma Aur SheraSunil DuttNot nominated
1972UphaarSudhendu RoyNot nominated
1973SaudagarSudhendu RoyNot nominated
1974Hot WindsM. S. SathyuNot nominated
1977ManthanShyam BenegalNot nominated
1978The Chess PlayersSatyajit RayNot nominated
1980Payal Ki JhankaarSatyen BoseNot nominated
1984SaaranshMahesh BhattNot nominated
1985SaagarRamesh SippyNot nominated
1986Swati MutyamK. ViswanathNot nominated
1987NayakanMani RatnamNot nominated
1988Salaam Bombay!Mira NairNominated
1989ParindaVidhu Vinod ChopraNot nominated
1990AnjaliMani RatnamNot nominated
1991HennaRandhir KapoorNot nominated
1992Thevar MaganBharathanNot nominated
1993RudaaliKalpana LajmiNot nominated
1994Bandit QueenShekhar KapurNot nominated
1995KuruthipunalP. C. SreeramNot nominated
1996IndianS. ShankarNot nominated
1997GuruRajiv AnchalNot nominated
1998JeansS. ShankarNot nominated
1999EarthDeepa MehtaNot nominated
2000Hey RamKamal HaasanNot nominated
2001LagaanAshutosh GowarikerNominated
2002DevdasSanjay Leela BhansaliNot nominated
2004The BreathSandeep SawantNot nominated
2005RiddleAmol PalekarNot nominated
2006Rang De BasantiRakeysh Omprakash MehraNot nominated
2007Eklavya: The Royal GuardVidhu Vinod ChopraNot nominated
2008Like Stars on EarthAamir KhanNot nominated
2009Harishchandra’s FactoryParesh MokashiNot nominated
2010Peepli LiveAnusha RizviNot nominated
2011Abu, Son of AdamSalim AhamedNot nominated
2012Barfi!Anurag BasuNot nominated
2013The Good RoadGyan CorreaNot nominated
2014Liar’s DiceGeetu MohandasNot nominated
2015CourtChaitanya TamhaneNot nominated
2016VisaranaiVetrimaaranNot nominated
2017NewtonAmit V MasurkarNot nominated
2018Village RockstarsRima DasNot nominated
2019Gully BoyZoya AkhtarNot nominated
2020JallikattuLijo Jose PellisseryNot nominated
2021PebblesP.S. VinothrajNot nominated
2022Chhello ShowPan NalinTBD
Indian Films Submitted for Oscars List

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