16 Bollywood Movies That Were Selected For Oscar!

Hey Friend! Welcome back to Humor Nation. Oscar is the biggest achievement to any movie. It is considered as the biggest award of all, a lifetime achievement. Only movies and actors which have performed legendary throughout their career, and movies which are exceptionally exemplary are given this auspicious award.The to be proud thing is that, our country have also made such movies, which have been nominated in Oscar Awards. Whether we may or may not have achieved the award, even the nomination is seen as admirable and highly adulating. It fills our chest with enormous self pride to explore and present such things before our readers.Also,  all such movies have filled our hearts with happiness and joys.

However, these movies have managed to explain us some vital concepts of life, history, relationships, prejudices, and many stories that we won’t have even known if movies were not made. From historical events to how world has been shaped through theories of Newton, these movies shaped us. May be not us but our parents might surely have watched these movies and have felt the real messages inside them. All these movies have made them names written on golden palette which will always be remembered through generations. The hard work and efforts of any director, actor, producer and other crew members id adulated with such grand nominations. So, today we will set before your eyes, 16 movies which through their exemplary performance made their names record in Oscar nominations.

So, let us have a look over 16 Indian movies which have been nominated for Oscar Award:

1. Mother India 

Directed by Mehboob Khan, released in year 1957, this was India’s first film nominated for the award. Mother India is one of the greatest Indian films ever made. It stars Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar, Nargis in the titular roles. Film was nominated at the 30th Oscar Ceremony.

2. Shahib Biwi Aur Ghulam

This movie was delivered by Guru Dutt and director was Abrar Alvi in the year 1962. It takes inspiration from a Bengali novel. The motion picture gained immense crowd following and was put together by India for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 35th Oscar Ceremony.

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3. The Last Letter- Aakhiri Khat

The director and writer of this 1966 motion picture is Chetan Anand. Featuring Rajesh Khanna and Indrani Mukherjee, this was put together by India for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 40th Oscar Ceremony

4. Manthan

It’s a 1976 Hindi motion picture in view of spearheading the Milk agreeable development. This amazing motion picture on white revolution (milk revolution) was consequently put together by India for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 50th Oscar Ceremony.


5. Saaransh

Featuring Anupam kher, Rohini Hattangadi and Soni Razdan, this movie was coordinated by Mahesh bhatt in the year 1984. It was been India’s legitimate passage to the Oscars and where it wasn’t nominated. This film was put together by India for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 57th Oscar Ceremony.

6. Guide

The film was directed by Dev Anand’s brother Vijay Anand in 1965, Guide is a sentimental show film featuring Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman. This was a blockbuster upon its release and was put together by India for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 38th Oscar Ceremony.

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7. Salaam Bombay

This is one of the main three fortunate Indian films to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The film was directed by Mira Nair and screen-composed by Sooni Taraporevala. This included in the 61st Oscar Ceremony.

8. Hey Ram

Made in Tamil and Hindi this is a film based on the 1947 partition. It was composed, coordinated and created by Kamal Haasan and furthermore featured as a hero in the film. The motion picture was released in the year 2000. This included in 73rd Oscar service.

9. Taare Zameen Par

Titled ‘Like Stars on Earth’ for Disney’s worldwide DVD, this educational dramatization film was releasedin the year 2007. Created and directed by Aamir khan and he additionally assumed the part of an educator in the film. This anyway included in the 81st Oscar Ceremony.

10. Parinda

Highlighted in the 62nd Oscar Ceremony, this is 1989 Indian crime film which was directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra Starring Nana Patekar, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit.

11. Bandit Queen

This is 1994 Indian biopic film which is inspired fromt he life of Phoolan Devi. Featuring Seema Biswas as the title character and this movie was directed by Shekhar Kapur this was delivered by Bobby Bedi’s Kaleidoscope Entertainment. Notwithstanding, this motion picture highlighted in 67th Oscar Ceremony.

12. Barfi!

Featuring Ranbir kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Ileana D’Cruz as the lead characters, this hit film was released in the year 2012. This was highlighted in the 85th Oscar function.

13. Court

It is a 2014 Indian courtroom drama movie which was directed by débutante chief Chaitanya Tamhane. It includes a cast of newcomers and the film inspects the Indian legitimate court framework and legal system through the trials at a Sessions Court in Mumbai. This was anyway highlighted in 88th Oscar

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14. 1947

It depends on Bapsi Sidhwa’s novel, the 1947 partition of India and was released in 1998. Deepa Mehta directed the film and this motion picture highlighted in 72nd Oscar Ceremony.

15. Lagaan

Discharged in the year 2001 and thought to be one of the finest Indian motion pictures, the movie was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in Oscar’s 74th Ceremony. This film stars Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley and some more.

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