Indians who has won the Oscar Awards

The prestigious Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, worship the best talent in movies, be it Hollywood or an International cinema. While India exports an official entrance to the Oscars every year, no Indian movie has won under the Best Foreign Movie category. While Indian themes have overlooked and won at the prestigious awards celebration, for example, Gandhi and Slumdog Millionaire, very few Indians have stepped away with the Golden statue. Here’s a look at those Indians who’ve given the country proud at the Academy Awards. 'Bhanu Athaiya' She’s a name to considered within Indian cinema. An outfit designer, she fashioned many Bollywood actors and worked on some of the best movies in Bollywood with noted moviemakers such as 'Guru Dutt, Yash Chopra, Raj Kapoor, and Ashutosh Gowariker'. Bhanu presented India proud when she won an Academy Award for Best Costume Design for her efforts in the movie Gandhi in1982 simultaneously with John Mollo. Presenting 'Ben Kingsley' as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the movie focused on the story of the Father of the Nation. Bhanu was also the leading Indian ever to win the prestigious Oscar award. 'Satyajit Ray' has been a motivation to moviemakers beyond the world and his legacy persists even today. Considered as one of the excellent directors of Indian and Bengali cinema, Satyajit Ray has had an excellent body of work to his credit. So affected was the world with his imagination and depiction of cinema that in 1992, 'The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded Ray' an 'Honorary Oscar' in 1992 for his dedication to the movies and Lifetime Achievement. 'AR Rahman' this great music composer and singer-songwriter and also music producer and musician need no introduction. Acknowledged as one of India’s most honored music directors, Rahman is a legend in himself. Rahman and Gulzar won an Oscar for Best Original Song 'Jai Ho' for the movie Slumdog Millionaire. But that was not all. It seemed as if the Academy wasn’t pleased and offered a second Oscar on him. Rahman won once again for Best Original Score for Danny Boyle’s 'Slumdog Millionaire'. In his receiving speech, Rahman recited the popular Hindi dialogue from the movie Deewar, 'Mere pass maa hai' and appreciated his mother on stage. Indian movie sound designer and sound editor, and mixer, 'Resul Pookutty' was one of the successful artists to receive an Oscar for his efforts in the Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire. 'Gulzar and AR Rahman' won an Oscar for 'Jai Ho' for Best Original Song at the 81st Academy Awards. Gulzar who penned the lyrics once again proved his strength as the song went on to become an impression even in Hollywood. Unfortunately, he could not accompany the awards function.