The Cannes film festival is going on. There are many movies that won at the prestigious awards Cannes film festival.
Here is the list of Indian Movies that won at the Cannes film festival over the years.
- A Night of Knowing Nothing ( 2021)
A Night of Knowing Nothing is a documentary film, directed by Payal Kapadia and released in 2021. An exploration of university student life in India, the film centres on letters written by L., a student at the Film and Television Institute of India, to her estranged boyfriend after they are separated when he is forced to quit film school and denied permission from his family to continue dating L. because she is not of the same caste.
- Massan (2015)
Masaan is a 2015 Indian Hindi-language independent drama film starring Richa Chadda and Vicky Kaushal in lead roles. It is Kaushal’s debut Hindi film and is also the directorial debut of Neeraj Ghaywan. The film deals with the issues of a casteist society and shows the tragic love story between a lower caste boy and an upper-caste girl. It is an Indo-French co-production produced by Drishyam Films, Macassar Productions, Phantom Films, Sikhya Entertainment, Arte France Cinema and Pathé Production.
- The Lunchbox (2013)
The Lunchbox is a 2013 Indian Hindi-language epistolary-romance film written, directed, filmed and edited by Ritesh Batra. It is produced by Guneet Monga, Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar under various studios including DAR motion pictures, UTV Motion Pictures, Dharma Productions, Sikhya Entertainment and NFDC (India). It stars Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur in lead roles with Bharti Achrekar, Nakul Vaid and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in supporting roles. The film was screened at International Critics’ Week at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, and later won the Critics Week Viewers Choice Award also known as Grand Rail d’Or. It was shown at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. The film was released in India on 20 September 2013.
- Salam Bombay! (1988)
Salaam Bombay! is a 1988 Indian Hindi-language drama film, directed, co-written and co-produced by Mira Nair. The screenwriter was Nair’s creative collaborator Sooni Taraporevala. This was the first feature film directed by Nair. The film depicts the daily lives of children living in slums in Bombay (now Mumbai), India’s largest city. It stars Shafiq Syed, Raghuvir Yadav, Anita Kanwar, Nana Patekar, Hansa Vithal and Chanda Sharma.
Nair’s inspiration for the film came from the spirit of Bombay’s street children and how they lived. Production began in early 1988, and the film was co-financed by the National Film Development Corporation of India.
information source- wikipedia.com