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Before ‘Natu Natu’ and ‘The Elephant Whispers’, know how many times India got Oscar honors


India Oscar Winners List: The 95th Academy Awards were held on March 13 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. Academy Awards are also known as Oscars and they are one of the most prestigious awards in the film industry. This year Oscar 2023 has been very special for India. In fact, this year India created history by winning two Oscars.

While ‘Naatu Naatu’ from the South Movie ‘RRR’ won the Oscar in the Best Original Song category, Guneet Monga’s ‘The Elephant Whispers’ won the Oscar in the Best Documentary Short Film category. Even before this, many times Indian films have made the country proud on the international stage. Let us know here how many times India has won Oscars.

How many times did India get the Oscar Award

The 1957 film ‘Mother India’, directed by Mehboob Khan from India, was the first to receive a nomination at the 30th Academy Awards in the Best International Film category. However, it was defeated by the Italian film Knights of Cabiria (1957) and Mother India missed out on winning the Oscar Award. After this, these are included in the Indian films which got Oscar.

  • ‘Bhanu Athaiya’ received the Oscar Award in 1983 in the Best Costume Design category
  • Satyajit Ray was awarded the Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award at the Oscars in 1992.
  • Resul Pookutty received the Oscar Award in 2009 for Best Sound Mixing for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’.
  • Gulzar was awarded the Oscar title in the year 2009 for Best Original Song (Jai Ho).
  • AR Rahman received an Oscar in the year 2009 for ‘Slum Dog Millionaire’ in the Best Original Score and the second Best Original Song (Jai Ho) category.
  • ‘The Elephant Whispers’ by Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga has won the Oscar Award in the Best Documentary Short Film category in the year 2023.
  • The Natu-Natu song from the South film RRR has won the Oscar Award in the year 2023 in the Best Original Song category.

Also read- Oscar 2023: Naatu Naatu sets the stage on fire at the Oscar Awards, performance gets standing ovation, watch video

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