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List of Indian film selections and winners at the Cannes Film Festival

Cinema of India at Cannes
Location Cannes, France
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In 1946 Neecha Nagar, directed by Chetan Anand, won the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film at the First Cannes Film Festival. In 1955, Special Mention (child actress) was received by Naaz for her work in Boot Polish directed by Prakash Aurora. In 1956, Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali won the Best Human Document Award. In the same year Gotoma the Buddha by Rajbans Khanna, won Special mention for Best direction.[1][2][3][4]

In 1983 Mrinal Sen's directorial Kharij, won the Jury Prize. In 1988, Mira Nair's Oscar Nominated film Salaam Bombay! won the Caméra d'Or ("Golden Camera"). In 1989, Shaji N. Karun's, Piravi has garnered the Caméra d'Or - Mention Spéciale. The 1999 film Marana Simhasanam directed by Murali Nair also received the Caméra d'Or (Golden Camera) Award.[5] [6][7][8]

On the occasion of 100 Years of Indian Cinema, India was the official guest country at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. Seven indian feature films have been premiered among various sections on the occasion.[9][10][11] Actress Vidya Balan was one of the official Jury of the festival.[12] The first Incredible India Exhibition, a joint participation of the Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Republic of India was inaugurated by Indian delegate Chiranjeevi.[13][14]

Winners, nominees and screenings 1946-1999

list of Indian films which won Awards, Nominations and Screenings at the Cannes Film Festival[15][16]
Year Director(s) Film(s) Categories Result(s)
1946
(1st)
Chetan Anand Neecha Nagar Grand Prix du Festival International du Film Won
Premiered
1951
(4th)
M. D. Bhavnani Festival Time
Private Life of a Silk worm
Rajasthan N degree 1
Short Films in Competition Section Premiered
1952
(5th)
V. Shantaram Amar Bhoopali Feature Film in Competition Section - Palme d'Or Nominated
Premiered
1952
(5th)
M. Ahmed
V. R. Sarma
Green Glory
Rustic Delights
Short Films in Competition Section Premiered
1953
(6th)
Raj Kapoor Awara Feature Film in Competition Section - Palme d'Or Nominated
Premiered
1953
(6th)
M. D. Bhavnani
Krishna Gopal
V. R. Sarma
Kumaon Hills
New Lands For Old People
The Great Experiment
Short Films in Competition Section Premiered
1954
(7th)
Bimal Roy
Kishore Sahu
Do Bigha Zameen
Mayurpankh
Feature Films in Competition Section Premiered
1954
(7th)
M. D. Bhavnani Feminine Fashions
Folk Dances
Short Films in Competition Section Premiered
1955
(8th)
Prakash Aurora
Bimal Roy
Boot Polish
Biraj Bahu
Special Mention - Child Artist
Feature Films in Competition Section
Won
Premiered
1955
(8th)
T. A. Abraham
Pittamandalam V. Pathy
Symphony of Life
The Golden River
Short Films in Competition Section Premiered
1956
(9th)
Satyajit Ray
Shantaram Athavale
Pather Panchali
Shevagyachya Shenga
Best Human Document Award
Feature Films in Competition Section
Won
Premiered
1957
(10th)
Rajbhans Khanna
M. D. Bhavnani
Gotoma the Buddha
Magic of The Mountains
Special Mention - Director
Short Film in Competition Section
Won
Premiered
1958
(11th)
Satyajit Ray
Neil Gokhale
Parash Pathar
Mandu
Feature Film in Competition Section - Palme d'Or
Short Film in Competition Section
Nominated
Premiered
1959
(12th)
Narendra Suri
Mushir Ahmed
Lajwanti
Taj Mahal
Feature Film in Competition Section
Short Film in Competition Section
Premiered
1959
(13th)
Bimal Roy
Ravi Prakash
Sujata
Shringar
Feature Film in Competition Section
Short Film in Competition Section
Premiered
1959
(14th)
N. S. Thapa Kangra ET Kulu Short Film in Competition Section Premiered
1959
(15th)
Satyajit Ray Devi Feature Film in Competition Section Premiered
1959
(17th)
Moni Bhattacharjee
Dr. Gopal Dutt
Mujhe Jeene Do
Himalayan Lakes
Feature Film in Competition Section
Short Film in Competition Section
Premiered
1959
(21st)
Santi S. Varma Akbar Short Film in Competition Section Premiered
1971
(24th)
Guru Charan Singh The Epitaph Short Film in Competition Section Premiered
1974
(27th)
M. S. Sathyu Garm Hava Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) Nominated
1976
(29th)
Shyam Benegal Nishant Official Selection in the Feature Film Category Premiered
1980
(33rd)
Mrinal Sen Ek Din Pratidin Official Selection in the Feature Film Category Premiered
1981
(34th)
Mani Kaul Arising from the Surface Un Certain Regard Premiered
1982
(35th)
Adoor Gopalakrishnan Elippathayam Un Certain Regard Premiered
1983
(36th)
Mrinal Sen
Dasari Narayana Rao
Kharij
Meghasandesam
Jury Prize out of competition
International Critics' Week
Won
Premiered
1984
(37th)
Mrinal Sen Khandhar Un Certain Regard Premiered
1984
(37th)
Satyajit Ray Ghare Baire Feature Film in Competition Section Premiered
1986
(39th)
Mrinal Sen Genesis Feature Film in Competition Section Premiered
1988
(41st)
Meera Nair Salaam Bombay! Caméra d'Or ("Golden Camera") Won
Premiered
1988
(41st)
Goutam Ghose
Rao Singeetam
Antarjali Jatra
The Love Chariot
Un Certain Regard
International Critics' Week
Premiered
1989
(42nd)
Shaji N. Karun
Satyajit Ray
Piravi
Ganashatru
Caméra d'Or - Mention Spéciale
Feature Film Out of Competition
Won
Premiered
1991
(44th)
Aribam Syam Sharma The Chosen One Un Certain Regard Premiered
1992
(45th)
Satyajit Ray Pather Panchali Feature Film Out of Competition (Retrospective) Premiered
1994
(47th)
Shaji N. Karun
Sandip Ray
Swaham
The Broken Journey
Feature Film in Competition Section
Un Certain Regard
Premiered
1995
(48th)
Susant Misra Indradhanura Chhai Un Certain Regard Premiered
1996
(49th)
Srinivas Krishna
Murali Nair
Lulu
Oru Neenda Yathra
Un Certain Regard
Short Film in Competition Section
Premiered
1996
(50th)
Goutam Ghose Gudia Un Certain Regard Premiered
1999
(52nd)
Murali Nair
Shaji N. Karun
Marana Simhasanam
Vanaprastham
Caméra d'Or (Golden Camera)
Un Certain Regard
Won
Premiered

Screenings and Awards 2001-Present

list of Indian film Screenings at the Cannes Film Festival
Year Director(s) Film(s) Categories Result(s) Ref.
2001
(54th)
Mira Nair Monsoon Wedding Marché du Film Premiered [17][18]
2002
(55th)
Sanjay Leela
Mani Shankar
Devdas
16 December
Film(s) Out of Competition Premiered [19]
2002
(55th)
Manish Jha A Very Very Silent Film Jury Prize
Short Film in Competition Section
Won
Premiered
[20]
2003
(56th)
Murali Nair
B. Narsing Rao
Arimpara
Hari Villu
Uncertain Regard
International Critics' Week
Premiered [21][22]
2004
(57th)
Mehboob Khan Mother India Cannes Classics Premiered [23]
2005
(58th)
Ketan Mehta
Sanjay Leela
Subhash Ghai
Roger Christian
Shripal Morakhia
Nagathihalli
The Rising
Black
Kisna
American Daylight
Naina
Amrithadhare
Marché du Film Premiered [24][25][26]
2006
(61st)
Gitanjali Rao Printed Rainbow Grand Rail d’Or Audience Award
Kodak Discovery Award
Young Critics Award for Best Short Film
International Critics' Week
Won
Premiered
[27]
2007
(60th)
Rajkumar Hirani
Mani Ratnam
Vivek Agnihotri
Bhavna Talwar
Vasanthabalan
Dr. Bhiju
Rituparno Ghosh
Lage Raho Munna Bhai
Guru
Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal
Dharm
Veyil
Saira
Dosar
Tous Les Cinemas du Monde (World Cinema) Premiered [28]
2007
(60th)
Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar Maathaad Maathaadu Mallige Marché du Film Premiered [29]
2008
(61st)
Rao Singeetam Ghatothkach International Critics' Week Premiered [30][31]
2008
(61st)
Ram Gopal Varma
Goldie Behl
Rumi Jaffery
Sarkar Raj
Drona
God Tussi Great Ho
Marché du Film Premiered [32][33]
2009
(62nd)
Deepti Naval
Rituparno Ghosh
Rituparno Ghosh
Buddhadeb Dasgupta
Do Paise, Chaar Aane
Shob Charitro Kalponik
Abohoman
Janala
Marché du Film Premiered [34][35]
2010
(63rd)
Vikramaditya Motwane Udaan Un Certain Regard Premiered [36]
2011
(64th)
Vimukthi Jayasundara
Rakeysh Omprakash
Chatrak
Bollywood Story
Directors' Fortnight
Out of Competition
Premiered [37]
2012
(65th)
Ashim Ahluwalia
Anurag Kashyap
Vasan Bala
Ritu Varma
Miss Lovely
Gangs of Wasseypur
Peddlers
Anukokunda
Un Certain Regard
Directors' Fortnight
International Critics' Week
Court Metrage (Short Film Corner)
Premiered [38]
2013
(66th)
Anthology Film
Amit Kumar
Anurag Kashyap
Ritesh Batra
S. S. Rajamouli
Satyajit Ray
Manjeet Singh
Akash Srivatsa
Bombay Talkies
Monsoon Shootout
Ugly
The Lunchbox
Eega
Charulata
Chenu
Sulle sathya
Gala Screening
Midnight Screening
Directors' Fortnight
International Critics' Week
Marché du Film
Cannes Classics
L’Atelier
Court Metrage (Short Film Corner)
Premiered [39][40]
2013
(66th)
Ritesh Batra The Lunchbox Grand Rail d’Or Audience Award Won [41]
2014
(67th)
Kanu Behl
Gitanjali Rao
Chaitanya Krishna
Titli
True Love Story
Peek-a-Boo
Un Certain Regard
International Critics' Week (Short animation film)
Court Metrage (Short Film Corner)
Premiered [42]

See also

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