ndia is a land of many amazing feats of glory. One such feat is of cinematic excellence. This country is not just the land of Hindi films but also of other languages. These have resulted in worldwide recognition and in the cinematic world, it doesn’t get bigger than the Oscars.
It’s an annual award given to a performer, director, technician, etc., of the motion-picture industry for superior achievement in a specific category. The statuettes given in Oscar award are solid bronze and plated in 24-karat gold.
As of now, only 3 movies submitted to the Oscars have been nominated, though none of them have won the award. Here are all the movies that were submitted as India’s official entry to Oscar:
Mother India: 1957 Submission – Nominated
In 1957, Mother India went on to be nominated in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Oscars.
India’s first submission to Oscars, Mehboob Khan directorial starring Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, and Raaj Kumar, lost out to Nights of Cabiria for the award with just one vote.
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The story is centered around a woman named Radha from a poverty-stricken household. Although she struggles to raise her sons, Radha doesn’t step back to turn against society and even her loved ones in order to serve justice, in the end.