Tollywood Movies Nominated For Oscars:
India has submitted many films in many languages for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film since the year 1957. That a year after the incorporation of this category under which the films are sent now. This prestigious award is given annually by the United States Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to a feature-length motion picture which is produced outside the United States and that contains primarily non-English dialogues.
It’s a very prestigious award ceremony where well deserving movies are being awarded and are internationally recognized. There are many Hindi language movies as well which were being sent for Oscars. There are just 5 Indian movies which are being nominated till now and those are Mother India, Salaam Bombay, Lagaan, Little Terrorist, and Water. Following is the list of Tollywood movies which are being sent for the Oscars. Unfortunately, no movie has been yet nominated from the region.
Year Title name Original Name of the Movie Language Director Result
1969 Deiva Magan Deiva Magan (தெய்வ மகன்) Tamil A. C. Tirulokchandar Not Nominated
1986 Swati Mutyam Swati Mutyam (స్వాతి ముత్యం) Telugu Kasinadhuni Not Nominated
1987 Nayakan Nayakan (நாயகன்) Tamil Mani Ratnam Not Nominated
1990 Anjali Anjali (அஞ்சலி) Tamil Mani Ratnam Not Nominated
1992 Thevar Magan Thevar Magan (தேவர் மகன்) Tamil Bharathan Not Nominated
1995 Kuruthipunal Kuruthipunal (குருதிப்புனல்) Tamil P. C. Sreeram Not Nominated
1996 Indian Indian (இந்தியன்) Tamil S. Shankar Not Nominated
1998 Jeans Jeans (ஜீன்ஸ்) Tamil S. Shankar Not Nominated
2000 Hey Ram Hey Ram (ஹே ராம் हे राम) Tamil Not Nominated
2016 Interrogation Visaranai (விசாரணை) Tamil Vetrimaaran Not Nominated