List of accolades received by Lagaan

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List of accolades received by Lagaan
A photograph of Aamir Khan.

Aamir Khan received many awards and nominations for producing and acting in the film.

Total number of awards and nominations[a]
Totals 47 19
References

Lagaan (English: Taxation) is a 2001 Indian sports drama film, written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. The film stars Aamir Khan, who also produced the film, and Gracy Singh in the lead roles.[1] Yashpal Sharma, Raghubir Yadav, Rachel Shelley, and Paul Blackthorne feature in supporting roles.[2] The film was edited by Ballu Saluja, with music and cinematography provided by A. R. Rahman, and Anil Mehta respectively.[3] Lagaan is set in India in 1893, during the British Raj. The film tells the story of a small village whose inhabitants are oppressed by high taxes. They are challenged to a cricket match by an arrogant officer as a wager to avoid the taxes.[4][5]

Lagaan was released on 15 June 2001.[6] The film grossed over 1.3 billion (US$19 million) globally on a production budget of 250 million (US$3.7 million).[7][8] It received nominations, and awards in several categories both in India and internationally, with particular praise for its direction, acting and landscapes.

Lagaan was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 74th Academy Awards, becoming the third Indian film to be nominated in the category after Mother India (1957), and Salaam Bombay! (1988).[9] At the 49th National Film Awards, the film won a total of eight awards, including for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. It also won eight honours at the 47th Filmfare AwardsBest Film, Best Director, and Best Story awards for Gowariker and the Best Actor award for Khan. At the 8th Screen Awards, Lagaan received nominations for Best Story, and Best Actor, going on to win Best Film and Best Director. The film also won nine awards at the 3rd IIFA Awards, including Best Actor, and Best Movie.

Channel 4 listed Lagaan at number 14 in its list of "Top 50 Films to See Before you Die".[10] In 2010, the film was ranked at number 55 in the Empire list of "The 100 Best Films of World Cinema".[11] In 2011, it was listed in Time's list of "The All-Time 25 Best Sports Movies".[12][13] The film was also included in CNN-IBN's list of the "100 greatest Indian films of all time" in 2013.[14]

Accolades

Award Date of ceremony[b] Category Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Result Ref.
Academy Awards March 24, 2002 Best Foreign Language Film Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Nominated [15]
American Choreography Awards October 20, 2002 Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film Khan, SarojSaroj Khan, Vaibhavi Merchant, Ganesh Hegde, Terence Lewis, and Raju Khan Won [16]
Bergen International Film Festival 2001 The Jury's Award Lagaan Won [17]
European Film Academy December 1, 2001 European Film Award for Best Non-European Film Lagaan Nominated [18]
Filmfare Awards February 16, 2002 Best Film Lagaan Won [19]
Best Director Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Won
Best Story Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Won
Best Actor Khan, AamirAamir Khan Won
Best Music Director Rahman, A. R.A. R. Rahman Won
Best Lyricist Akhtar, JavedJaved Akhtar Won
Best Playback Singer – Male Narayan, UditUdit Narayan (for song "Mitwa") Won
Best Playback Singer – Female Yagnik, AlkaAlka Yagnik (for song "O Rey Chhori") Won
International Indian Film Academy Awards April 6, 2002 Best Film Lagaan Won [20]
[21]
Best Director Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Won
Best Actor Khan, AamirAamir Khan Won
Best Story Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Won
Best Actress Singh, GracyGracy Singh Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Kharbanda, KulbhushanKulbhushan Kharbanda Nominated
Best Comedian Vivek, RajeshRajesh Vivek Nominated
Best Villain Blackthorne, PaulPaul Blackthorne Nominated
Best Playback Singer – Male Narayan, UditUdit Narayan (for song "Mitwa") Nominated
Best Playback Singer – Female Bhosle, AshaAsha Bhosle (for song "Radha Kaise Na Jale") Won
Best Lyricist Akhtar, JavedJaved Akhtar Won
Best Music Director Rahman, A. R.A. R. Rahman Won
Best Editing Ballu Saluja Won
Best Sound Recording Sridhar, H.H. Sridhar Won
Leeds International Film Festival October 16, 2001 Audience Award Gowarikar, AshutoshAshutosh Gowarikar Won [22]
Locarno International Film Festival August 12, 2001 Audience Award Gowarikar, AshutoshAshutosh Gowarikar Won [23]
National Film Awards July 26, 2002 Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment Gowarikar, AshutoshAshutosh Gowarikar, Aamir Khan Won [24]
[25]
Best Music Direction Rahman, A. R.A. R. Rahman Won
Best Playback Singer – Male Narayan, UditUdit Narayan (for song "Mitwa")[c] Won
Best Audiography Sridhar, H.H. Sridhar, Nakul Kamte Won
Best Lyricist Akhtar, JavedJaved Akhtar (for song "Radha Kaise Na Jale" and "Ghanan Ghanan") Won
Best Costume Design Athaiya, BhanuBhanu Athaiya Won
Best Art Direction Desai, Nitin ChandrakantNitin Chandrakant Desai Won
Best Choreography Raju Khan Won
NatFilm Festival April 14, 2002 Audience Award Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Won [26]
Portland International Film Festival February 23, 2002 Audience Award for Best Film Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Won [27]
Screen Awards January 18, 2002 Best Film Lagaan Won [28]
[29]
Best Director Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Won
Best Story Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Nominated
Best Screenplay Gowarikar, AshutoshAshutosh Gowarikar, Kumar Dave, and Sanjay Daima Won
Best Dialogue Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker, K. P. Saxena Nominated
Best Actor Khan, AamirAamir Khan Nominated
Most Promising Newcomer – Female Singh, GracyGracy Singh Won
Best Villain Blackthorne, PaulPaul Blackthorne Nominated
Best Art Direction Desai, Nitin ChandrakantNitin Chandrakant Desai Won
Best Cinematography Mehta, AnilAnil Mehta Won
Best Editing Ballu Saluja Won
Best Sound Design Nakul Kamte Nominated
Best Playback Singer – Male Narayan, UditUdit Narayan (for song "Mitwa") Nominated
Best Playback Singer – Female Bhosle, AshaAsha Bhosle (for song "Radha Kaise Na Jale") Won
Best Lyricist Akhtar, JavedJaved Akhtar (for song "Radha Kaise Na Jale") Nominated
Best Music Director Rahman, A. R.A. R. Rahman Nominated
Best Background Music Rahman, A. R.A. R. Rahman Nominated
Best Choreography Khan, SarojSaroj Khan Nominated
Zee Cine Awards January 11, 2002 Best Film Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Won [30]
[31]
Best Director Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Won
Best Story Gowariker, AshutoshAshutosh Gowariker Won
Best Actor Khan, AamirAamir Khan Won
Best Debut – Female Singh, GracyGracy Singh Won
Best Supporting Actress Shelley, RachelRachel Shelley Nominated
Best Playback Singer – Male Narayan, UditUdit Narayan (for song "Mitwa") Nominated
Best Playback Singer – Female Bhosle, AshaAsha Bhosle (for song "Radha Kaise Na Jale") Won
Best Music Director Rahman, A. R.A. R. Rahman Won
Best Lyricist Akhtar, JavedJaved Akhtar (for song "Radha Kaise Na Jale") Won

See also

Footnotes

  1. ^ Certain award groups do not simply award one winner. They recognize several different recipients and have runners-up. Since this is a specific recognition and is different from losing an award, runner-up mentions are considered wins in this award tally.
  2. ^ Each date is linked to the article about the awards held that year, wherever possible.
  3. ^ Also won the award for the song "Jaane Kyon" from Dil Chahta Hai (2001).

References

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  2. ^ "Lagaan (PG)". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved 11 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  4. ^ Ebert, Roger (7 June 2002). "Lagaan: Once upon a time in India". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 13 January 2008. 
  5. ^ Singh, Kuljinder (18 June 2001). "Film Review: Lagaan (Tax) (2001)". BBC. Retrieved 13 January 2008. 
  6. ^ Gupta, Pratim D. (15 June 2011). "'Lagaan made me brave'". The Telegraph. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Top Lifetime Grossers Worldwide (IND Rs)". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 15 October 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "Aamir Khan causes traffic jam". The Tribune. 1 June 2001. Retrieved 20 January 2008. 
  9. ^ "100 Filmfare Days: 91- Lagaan". Filmfare. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  10. ^ "Film buffs reveal "must see" list". BBC. 23 July 2006. Retrieved 17 December 2008. 
  11. ^ "The 100 Best Films of World Cinema". Empire. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  12. ^ Corliss, Richard (22 September 2011). "The All-Time 25 Best Sports Movies". Time. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  13. ^ Corliss, Richard (22 September 2011). "Lagaan". Time. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  14. ^ "100 Years of Indian Cinema: The 100 greatest Indian films of all time". CNN-IBN. 13 April 2013. Archived from the original on 13 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 
  15. ^ "The 74th Academy Awards (2002) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  16. ^ Toushin, Abbi (24 October 2002). "'Alias,' 'Lagaan' step up". Variety. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  17. ^ "Bergen International Film Festival: The Norwegian Film Institute's award for Import". Bergen International Film Festival. Archived from the original on 19 January 2008. Retrieved 12 January 2008. 
  18. ^ "Lagaan: Once Upon a Time In India (2001)". The New York Times. Retrieved 13 January 2008. 
  19. ^ Dixit, Rekha; Misra, Anshika (16 February 2002). "Filmfare gives Lagaan a 7-star salute". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  20. ^ Kumar, S. R Ashok (7 April 2002). "It was `Lagaan' all the way at the IIFA awards nite". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  21. ^ Talwaar, Pooja (5 June 2015). "IIFA Rewind: 13 Years Ago in Malaysia, There Was Aamir's Lagaan". NDTV. Archived from the original on 9 October 2015. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  22. ^ "Indian film scoops top Leeds award". BBC. 16 October 2001. Retrieved 12 January 2008. 
  23. ^ Cunha, Uma Da (13 August 2001). "Lagaan wins Audience Award at Locarno". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  24. ^ "49th National Film Awards". Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  25. ^ "Lagaan sweeps national film awards". The Times of India. 27 July 2002. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  26. ^ Neiiendam, Jacob (17 April 2002). "Danish fest audience awards Lagaan distribution cash". Screen International. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  27. ^ "Portland International Film Festival 2002". Northwest Film Center. Retrieved 12 January 2008. 
  28. ^ "'Lagaan', 'DCH' sweep Screen awards". The Tribune. 19 January 2002. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  29. ^ "Screen Awards 2001". Star Screen Awards. 18 January 2002. Star Plus. 
  30. ^ Dubey, Bharati (11 January 2002). "Lagaan sweeps the FairGlow Zee awards". Rediff.com. Retrieved 18 March 2013. 
  31. ^ "Zee Cine Awards Video Gallery". Zee Cine Awards. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 

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