d80797dd21 "Geethu mohandas Liars Dice is Indias official entry to the Oscars!". The Times of India (The Times Group). Year (Ceremony) Film title used in nomination Original title Language Director(s) Result 1957 (30th) Mother India Mother India ( ) Hindi Khan, MehboobMehboob Khan Nominated[Note 1] 1958 (31st) Madhumati Madhumati () Hindi Roy, BimalBimal Roy Not Nominated 1959 (32nd) World of Apu !The World of Apu Apur sansr ( ) Bengali Ray, SatyajitSatyajit Ray Not Nominated 1962 (35th) Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam ( ) Hindi Urdu Alvi, AbrarAbrar Alvi Not Nominated 1963 (36th) Metropolis Mahanagar () Bengali Ray, SatyajitSatyajit Ray Not Nominated 1965 (38th) Guide !The Guide Guide () Hindi Anand, VijayVijay Anand Not Nominated 1966 (39th) Amrapali Amrapali () Hindi Tandon, LekhLekh Tandon Not Nominated 1967 (40th) Last Letter !The Last Letter Aakhri Khat ( ) Hindi Anand, ChetanChetan Anand Not Nominated 1968 (41st) Elder Sister Majhli Didi ( ) Hindi Mukherjee, HrishikeshHrishikesh Mukherjee Not Nominated 1969 (42nd) Deiva Magan Deiva Magan ( ) Tamil Tirulokchandar, A. Wilson Company. The film made it to the final shortlist and was nominated alongside four other films in the category. It came close to winning the Academy Award but lost to Nights of Cabiria by a single vote. Since 1984, India has not submitted a film on only one occasion; in 2003, the FFI controversially chose not make an entry as they felt no film would be in a position to compete with films from other nations. As of 2014, only three Indian filmsMother India, Salaam Bombay! and Lagaan have been nominated for the Academy Award for "Best Foreign Language Film". In 2011, the jury of the 58thNational Film Awards made a recommendation that films winning Best Film at the annual National Film Awards should be the official entry. However, over the next three years, none of the "Best Film" winners was chosen as the official entry. For the 88th Academy Awards, Court, the "Best Film" winner at the 62nd National Film Awards, was submitted by India. But Ray could not personally attend the ceremony as he was ill and lying on a hospital bed. Retrieved 2013-10-02. ^ "The 77th Academy Awards (2005) Nominees and Winners". Sreeram Not Nominated 1996 (69th) Indian Indian () Tamil Shankar, S.S. The Indian Express (Indian Express Limited).
. This is the list of Indians and persons of Indian origin who are Academy Award (informally known as Oscar) winners and nominees. Sathyu Not Nominated 1977 (50th) Manthan Manthan () Hindi Benegal, ShyamShyam Benegal Not Nominated 1978 (51st) Chess Players !The Chess Players Shatranj Ke Khilari ( ) Hindi Urdu Ray, SatyajitSatyajit Ray Not Nominated 1980 (53rd) Payal Ki Jhankaar Payal Ki Jhankaar ( ) Hindi BoseSatyen Bose Not Nominated 1984 (57th) Saaransh Saaransh () Hindi Bhatt, MaheshMahesh Bhatt Not Nominated 1985 (58th) Saagar Saagar () Hindi Sippy, RameshRamesh Sippy Not Nominated 1986 (59th) Swati Mutyam Swati Mutyam ( ) Telugu Viswanath, KasinadhuniKasinadhuni Viswanath Not Nominated 1987 (60th) Nayakan Nayakan () Tamil Ratnam, ManiMani Ratnam Not Nominated 1988 (61st) Salaam Bombay! Salaam Bombay! ( ) Hindi Nair, MiraMira Nair Nominated[Note 2] 1989 (62nd) Parinda Parinda () Hindi Chopra, Vidhu VinodVidhu Vinod Chopra Not Nominated 1990 (63rd) Anjali Anjali () Tamil Ratnam, ManiMani Ratnam Not Nominated 1991 (64th) Henna Henna () Hindi Urdu Kapoor, RandhirRandhir Kapoor Not Nominated 1992 (65th) Thevar Magan Thevar Magan ( ) Tamil , BharathanBharathan Not Nominated 1993 (66th) Rudaali Rudaali () Hindi Lajmi, KalpanaKalpana Lajmi Not Nominated 1994 (67th) Bandit Queen Bandit Queen ( ) Hindi Kapur, ShekharShekhar Kapur Not Nominated 1995 (68th) Kuruthipunal Kuruthipunal () Tamil Sreeram, P. Retrieved 27 June 2013. The Official Academy Awards Database IMDb Academy Awards Page . Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Film portal .