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Poll: Best Official Oscar Entry From India

India has submitted 50 films for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film. Only 3 of them got nominated for the award, but none of them were able to win. Here are the submissions with a minimum of 1,000 votes and an IMDb rating of 7.0 or above.

Which movie do you think was the best bet for winning the Best International Feature Film?

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    Mother India (1957)

    Title used for nomination: Mother India

    Received Oscar Nomination

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    Madhumati (1958)

    Title used for nomination: Madhumati
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    The World of Apu (1959)

    Title used for nomination: The World of Apu
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    Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962)

    Title used for nomination: Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam
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    The Big City (1963)

    Title used for nomination: Metropolis
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    Guide (1965)

    Title used for nomination: The Guide
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    The Chess Players (1977)

    Title used for nomination: The Chess Players
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    Saaransh (1984)

    Title used for nomination: Saaransh
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    Nayakan (1987)

    Title used for nomination: Nayakan
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    Salaam Bombay! (1988)

    Title used for nomination: Salaam Bomaby!

    Received Oscar Nomination

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    Parinda (1989)

    Title used for nomination: Parinda
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    Anjali (1990)

    Title used for nomination: Anjali
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    Thevar Magan (1992)

    Title used for nomination: Thevar Magan
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    Bandit Queen (1994)

    Title used for nomination: Bandit Queen
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    Kuruthipunal (1995)

    Title used for nomination: Kuruthipunal
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    Indian (1996)

    Title used for nomination: Indian
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    Guru (1997)

    Title used for nomination: Guru
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    Earth (1998)

    Title used for nomination: Earth
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    Hey Ram (2000)

    Title used for nomination: Hey Ram
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    Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

    Title used for nomination: Lagaan

    Received Oscar Nomination

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    Devdas (2002)

    Title used for nomination: Devdas
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    A Breath (2004)

    Title used for nomination: The Breath
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    Rang De Basanti (2006)

    Title used for nomination: Rand De Basanti
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    Like Stars on Earth (2007)

    Title used for nomination: Like Stars On Earth
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    Harishchandrachi Factory (2009)

    Title used for nomination: Harishchandra's Factory
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    Peepli Live (2010)

    Title used for nomination: Peepli Live
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    Abu, Son of Adam (2011)

    Title used for nomination: Abu, Son of Adam
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    Barfi! (2012)

    Title used for nomination: Barfi!
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    Court (2014)

    Title used for nomination: Court
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    Visaaranai (2015)

    Title used for nomination: Visaranai
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    Newton (2017)

    Title used for nomination: Newton
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    Gully Boy (2019)

    Title used for nomination: Gully Boy

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