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Why hasnt India won a single Oscar award as yet?

Asked by Chinmai Saminathan, 16 Sep '08 09:43 am
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Indian Movies are not the level oscar criteria. not international level
Answered by arun kangath, 16 Sep '08 08:09 pm

 
  
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Because our movies are too melodramatic for other's tastes.
Answered by harishanker, 16 Sep '08 07:46 pm

 
  
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Some of our best movies have not appeared in Oscars. India is only a potential customer for every nation. Even without Oscars we continue to buy whatever these nations sell us. We have had some greatest of movies even in regional languages.
Answered by amrita, 16 Sep '08 07:39 pm

 
  
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Because thinking of indian peopl is very nerrow they d'nt think out of love of rich @ apoor or love of opposit cast so how can we get oscar
Answered by Rajesh Badouria, 17 Sep '08 09:13 am

 
  
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Why Oscar? Nothing Special in it.
It is true that Indian Films are not shouted as Professionally and technically as Hollywood movies are. Apart from that Indian movies are way ahead in other segments like in entertainment factor, in providing good stories, scripts ,,,
It is in human touch that Indian movies follow... not mechanical. Be Happy with that.
Answered by vijay, 17 Sep '08 08:43 am

 
  
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Only singing and dancing (in Bollywood) cannot give Oscar.
Answered by kenbee, 17 Sep '08 08:38 am

 
  
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When the movies produced only with commercial concerned unable to satisfy the conditions to qualify to the oscar award. The movies should be considered as media to develop social, economic, scientific, cultural, political awareness and educate people and also a good means of entertainment.
Answered by ramakrishna boddankodi, 17 Sep '08 08:30 am

 
  
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First of all Oscar is not an award meant for Indian movies and only for American movies. It is for American public and Juries are not representing the whole world. It is for English speaking audiences not for us. It is as irrelevant if you ask why Hollywood movies does not win best film award in India? There is only one category of foreign movies in that many of our best movies got selected, but failed to win any award. Definitely we have best directors like Satyajith Roy who was given Lifttime Achievement Award by Oscar that shows all his films are worth of an Oscar. We are yet to get an International Star like Jackie Chan, Bruce Lee, Jet Li, etc. as their movies are simultaneously made in English and Chinease. It is so absurd like asking why our Abinav Bindra could not get Gold in swimming, etc/
Answered by sridhar srinivasan, 17 Sep '08 06:35 am

 
  
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Every prize has some minimum basic criteria to be fulfilled. May be that our movies do not fulfill all these criteria.
Answered by Anand YNI, 16 Sep '08 10:57 pm

 
  
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Dont worry, in which rate half nude western culture came to India, very soon a Oscar flood will come.
Answered by Mukteswar Roy, 16 Sep '08 10:12 pm

 
  
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