7 International Award Winning Indian Movies

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The Lunchbox (2013)

This critical hit starring Irrfan Khan won the Grand Rail d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. A tiffin carrier mistake results in lunches being swapped and unusual friendships being established.

Salaam Bombay! (1988)

Critic favourite Mira Nair fiercely told the story of prostitutes and street children effectively, and for her work, the film has won the Camera d’Or & Audience Award at the Cannes Film Festival.

Pather Panchali (1955)

Hailed as one of the greatest films India has produced, Satyajit Ray bagged the 'Best Human Document' award at the 1956 Cannes Film Festival. The movie is the portrayal of the cruel snares of poverty.

Aparajito (1956)

A sequel to Pather Panchali, it was the first ever film to win both the Golden Lion and Critics Award at the 1957 Venice Film Festival. It takes the story of Apu forward as he pursues his education after the death of his father.

RRR (2022)

The first Indian production to win an Oscar, for the hit song 'Naatu Naatu', SS Rajamouli's RRR tells the story of two Indian revolutionaries Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem.

Monsoon Wedding (2001)

Mira Nair once again features with a story about the emotional toll of organising a wedding that won the Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival and received a Golden Globe Award nomination.The movie even inspired its own Broadway musical. It also received nominations for a BAFTA and won a British Independent Film Award.

Liar's Dice (2013)

A story about a woman trying to find her husband and in turn finding an unlikely companion who helps her for money, this film won a special jury award at Sofia International Film Festival. It also won awards at the Pesaro International Film Festival and the Granada Cines del Sur Film Festival

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