Oscars were just around the corner and left a buzz in the hearts of film fanatics! Every Indian who has a passion for movies never misses this! However, it is also time to realize something important. There are some Indians who spread the desi charm and won Oscar !
In the 90-Year History of Oscars, Indians made us proud several times. In addition, the Indian representation in the Oscars is growing.
Here is a look at these Oscar winners with a desi charm!
Bhanu Athaiya- Indian Spread Desi Charm
Bhanu Athaiya was the first Indian to win an Oscar. Earlier, in 1983 she won Best Costume Design.
This was awarded for her work in the film Gandhi.
Moreover, the Gandhi biopic received several Oscars. The Desi Charm worked and it sweeped the Best Picture award.
In addition, Best Actor, along with 5 other Oscars were presented.
Athaiya remains the first Indian to ever win an Oscar in the 90-year history.
Lagaan- Indian at Oscars
Lagaan became a global hit in the year 2002. It was a critically acclaimed periodic drama.
Ashutosh Gowarikar directed this movie. In addition, it was nominated for Best Foreign Language.
Slumdog Millionaire- Desi Charm sweeps the Oscars
Slumdog Millionaire was a film to remember. Furthermore, everything about it made it memorable for each viewer.
This movie was originally a novel. Hence, it was authored by Vikas Swarup.
Subsequently, the story line was filmed.
Resul Pookutty won the Best Sound Mixing. The Indians again spread the desi charm and got the Oscar.
A.R Rahman And Gulzar
It is no surprise that the two gems in Indian cinema won Oscars. Moreover, these veterans bagged Oscars for the same movie.
They received Best Original Song Oscar Award. “Jai Ho” was one of the best hits from the movie. Eventually, it became a global sensation.