Among the following, which Indian has won an oscar?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

(A) Hrithik Roshan

(B) Madhuri Dixit

(C) Raju Hirani

(D) A.R. Rahman

Among the options, A.R. Rahman was the Indian who won an oscar award. He won this prestigious award for his brilliant music composing skills in a Bollywood film. A.R. Rahman is an Indian composer, singer, and music producer.

Who is A R Rahman?

AR Rahman is not a new name in the film industry of India. He has been awarded by the National Film Award six times. Some important facts related to this artist are mentioned below.

  • A. S. Dileep Kumar was his given name.
  • The first Indian to win two Oscars.
  • He won two Academy Awards, one for the Slumdog Millionaire original score and the other for the song Jai Ho.
  • He represents the Sikkim government’s brand.

Apart from this, Bhanu Athaiya was the first Indian to win an Oscar award. In 1983, Bhanu Athaiya received the Oscar for Best Costume Design. There are only 5 Indians who have won the Oscars, namely.

  1. Bhanu Athaiya in 1983.
  2. Satyajit Ray in 1992.
  3. Gulzar in 2008.
  4. A.R. Rahman in 2008.
  5. Resul Pookutty in 2008.


Among the following, which Indian has won an oscar? (A) Hrithik Roshan (B) Madhuri Dixit (C) Raju Hirani (D) A.R. Rahman

A.R. Rahman was the only Indian to receive an Oscar among the options. He has been awarded by several National film awards for his music composing skills. He is the brand ambassador of the Sikkim State Government.

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