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India at the Oscars
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India at the Oscars
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Kuhu Tanvir, NDTVMov

The first Indian film to ever be a nominee in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Oscars was Mehboob Khan's Mother India.

The film, starring Nargis, Sunil Dutt and Rajkumar was nominated in the year 1957, along with The Devil Came at Night, from the Federal Republic of Germany West, Gates of Paris, from France, The Nights of Cabiria, from Italy and Nine Lives, from Norway.

The Nights of Cabiria won the award that year.

: Oscar nominees 2009

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