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​​Bhanu Athaiya (Best Costume Design)

The first Indian to get accoladed with an Academy Award for “best costume design” in 1983 for her work on “Gandhi.”


Satyajit Ray (Honorary Award)

Satyajit Ray received an Honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement from the Academy in 1992.


​Rosul Pookutty (Best Sound Mixing)

Pookutty received an Academy Award for his contribution to the movie Slumdog Millionaire at the 81st Academy Awards in 2009. He shared the honor with Ian Tapp and Richard Pryke.


Gulzar (Best Original Song)

The lyrics of “Jai Ho” were written by Gulzar, who also received a share of the ‘Best Original Song’ Oscar alongside A R Rahman. Gulzar also received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest honor, in 2013.


AR Rahman (Best Original Score and Best Original Song)

Rahman received two Academy Awards for his work in Slumdog Millionaire at the 2009 Oscars. He received the prize for Best Original Score for the track “Jai Ho” in the film.


​Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga (Best Documentary Short)

Gonsalves made her directorial debut in 2022 with ‘The Elephant Whisperers’. Guneet Monga was the producer. The Elephant Whisperers was named ‘Best Documentary Short’ at the 95th Academy Awards.


​MM Keeravani and Chandrabose (Best Original Song)

At the 95th Academy Awards, the song “Naatu Naatu” from the film RRR was named Best Original Song. MM Keeravani composed the song, with lyrics by Chandrabose and sung by Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava.


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