Bollywood Movies Deserved To Win An Oscar:
People go to the theatres to watch movies, directors make movies for people to watch, but what clicks with the audiences is a mystery that no one has been able to crack. Whatever the budget of the movie, it is mostly the storyline of the movie that wins its critical acclaim. Bollywood is a part and parcel of this hit and miss game. And every movie star, producer and director dreams of getting at least a nomination for an Oscar if not the award itself as the epitome of the effort behind the movie. Bollywood has had its fair share of movies that definitely deserved to win an Oscar.
Over the years, Bollywood has been churning out some incredible movies that definitely deserve to win an Oscar. The Oscars or the Academy Awards are given for cinematic excellence. However, despite the innumerable Bollywood movies produced not one has won an Oscar.
1. Do Bigha Zameen
A Bimal Roy classic about an Indian farmer and his struggles to keep afloat. The movie won the Prix International Award at Cannes.
The movie won much critical acclaim worldwide. It trails the life of an unsuccessful poet in an unkind society.
3. Mother India
The first Bollywood movie to have earned a submission in the foreign film category at the Oscars. The movie is known for its iconic brilliance.
This movie touched the hearts of one and all. Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, the movie had stellar performances by Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan.
5. Ardh Satya
This movie earned much acclaim for its storyline. Directed by Govind Nihalani veteran actors like Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Amrish Puri adorned the drama.
6. Black Friday
Directed by Anurag Kashyap, the movie is about Mumbai bomb blasts of 1993.
An adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the movie was directed by Vishal Bharadwaj and was screened at Cannes too.
These movies along with many others definitely deserved to win an Oscar. Cinematic excellence, gripping storyline all contribute to these Bollywood movies being recognized critically.