Which of the Films nominated for Oscar awards?

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Q. Which of the Films nominated for Oscar awards?

(A) Mother India

(B) Devdas

(C) Salaam Bombay

(D) Lagaan

(E) Gadar

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

1. B, C and D only

2. A, C and D only

3. C, D and E only

4. A D and E only

Correct Ans: (2)

Explanation: Several Indian films have been nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best International Feature Film (formerly known as Best Foreign Language Film).

(A) Mother India: Directed by Mehboob Khan, “Mother India” was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1957. It was the first Indian film to receive this honor and is considered a classic in Indian cinema.

(B) Devdas: Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, “Devdas” is a critically acclaimed film, but it was not nominated for an Academy Award.

(C) Salaam Bombay: Directed by Mira Nair, “Salaam Bombay” was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1988. The film offers a poignant look at the lives of street children in Mumbai.

(D) Lagaan: Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, “Lagaan” was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2001. The film is set in the British colonial period and revolves around a group of villagers who challenge the British to a cricket match to avoid paying taxes.

(E) Gadar: Directed by Anil Sharma, “Gadar” was a highly popular film, but it was not nominated for an Academy Award.

Thus, the films that were nominated for the Oscars are Mother India, Salaam Bombay, and Lagaan.

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