Indian Films at Cannes

By Pickle  November 24, 2018
Swaham

India has an old association with Cannes with Chetan Anand’s Neecha Nagar having won the Grand Prix award in 1946. Here is the full list of Indian films screened at Cannes

2017
Cinefoundation Selection
Afternoon Clouds
Director: Payal Kapadia

2016
Directors’ Fortnight
Raman Raghav 2.0
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Actors: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vicky Kaushal, Sobhita Dhulipala, Mukesh Chhabra

Cannes Classics
The Cinema Travellers
Director: Shirley Abraham & Amit Madheshiya

2015
Un Certain Regard
Chauthi Koot
Director: Gurvinder Singh
Actors: Suvinder Vikky, Rajbir Kaur, Taranjit Singh Harleen Kaur Masaan
Director: Neeraj Ghaywan
Actors: Richa Chadda, Sanjay Mishra, Vicky Kaushal, Shweta Tripathi

2014
Un Certain Regard
Titli
Director: Kanu Behl
Actors: Shashank Arora, Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial

Critics Week
True Love Story
Director: Gitanjali Rao
Script and Animation: Gitanjali Rao

2013
Midnight Projection
Monsoon Shootout
Director: Amit Kumar
Actors: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Vijay Verma

Special Screening
Bombay Talkies
Director (s): Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap
Actors: Rani Mukherjee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Randeep Hooda, Saqib Saleem

Director’s Fortnight
Ugly
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Actors: Rahul Bhat, Abir Goswami, Sandesh Jadhav

Semaine de la Critique
The Lunchbox
Director: Ritesh Batra
Actors: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Cannes Classics
Charulata
Director: Satyajit Ray
Actors: Madhabi Mukherjee, Soumitra Chatterjee, Sailen Mukherjee

2012
Un Certain Regard                                                                                                       Miss Lovely
Director: Ashim Ahluwalia
Actors: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Niharika Singh, Anil George

Director’s Fortnight
Gangs of Wasseypur Part 1 & 2
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Actors: Manoj Bajpayee, Richa Chadda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Cannes Critics Week
Peddlers
Director: Vasan Bala
Actors: Gulshan Devaiah, Nishikant Kamat, Kriti Malhotra, Siddharth Menon

2011
Special Screening
Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever told
Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Jeff Zimbalist
Actors: Javed Akhtar, Dev Anand, Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and others

2010
Un Certain Regard
Udaan
Director: Vikramaditya Motwane
Actors: Rajat Barmecha, Ronit Roy, Ram Kapoor

2007
All Cinemas of the World section
To commemorate 60 Years of Indian Independence and 60 Years of Cannes Film Festival India was the focus country at Cannes Film Festival in 2007.
The seven Indian movies selected for this section include Saira Directed by Dr Biju,
Missed Call (Directed by Mridul Toolsidass & Vinay Subramanian), Guru ( Directed by Mani Ratnam),
Dosar (Directed by Rituparno Ghosh), Veyil (Directed by Vasanthabalan), Dharm
(Directed by Bhavna Talwar) and Lage Raho Munnabhai (Directed by Raj Kumar Hirani).

2005
Out of Competition Section
Pather Pachali directed by Satyajit Ray
Actors: Subir Bannerjee, Runki Bannerjee,
Uma Das Gupta

2002
Retrospective of Raj Kapoor in 2002
A retrospective of Raj Kapoor:                                                                                        1948’s Aag,                                                                                                          1949’s Barsaat and
1951’s Awaara.

Out of Competition
Devdas directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Actors: Jackie Shroff, Kiron Kher, Aishwarya Rai, Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit

1999
Un Certain Regard
Marana Simhasanam directed by Murali Nair First film
Actors: Lakshmi Raman, Vishwas Njavakkal, Sudhas Thayat

Un Certain Regard
Vanaprastham directed by Shaji N. Karun
Actors: Venmani Haridas, Mohanlal, Suhasini

1997
Un Certain Regard
Gudia directed by Goutam Ghose
Actors: Mithun Chakraborty, Nandana Dev Sen, Pran, Masood Akhtar, Mohan Agashe

1996
Competition Section
Oru Neenda Yathra directed by Murali Nair
Actors: K. G. Ramu, M. M. Roy, Parvati,

1994
Competition Section
Swaham directed by Shaji N. Karun
Actors: Mullenezhi, Gopi, Aswani, Sarath, Vishnu                                                        Bandit Queen
Director’s Fortnight
Director: Shekhar Kapur
Actors: Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, Manoj Bajpayee, Raghuvir Yadav

1993
Section Parallel
Padma Nadir Majhi directed by Goutam Ghose

1989
Out of Competition
Ganashatru directed by Satyajit Ray

Un Certain Regard
Piravi directed by Shaji N.Karun
First film
Mention d’honneur – Caméra d’Or
Actors: Premji, Archana, C.V. Sreeraman

1988
Section Parallel
Salaam Bombay directed by Mira Nair Prix de la Caméra d’Or Long metrage

Un Certain Regard
Antarjali Yatra directed by Goutam Ghose
Actors: Shatrughan Sinha, Promode Ganguli, Mohan Agashe

1986
Competition Section
Genesis directed by Mrinal Sen
Actors: Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri

1984
Competition Section
Ghare Baire directed by Satyajit Ray
Actors: Soumitra Chatterji, Swatilekha Chatterjee

Un Certain Regard
Khandhar directed by Mrinal Sen

1983
Competition Section
Kharij directed by Mrinal Sen

1982
Un Certain Regard
Elippathayam directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Section parallele
Dakhal directed by Goutam Ghose

1980
Competition Section
Ekdin Pratidin directed by Mrinal Sen

1978
Section Parallele
Oka Oorie Katha directed by Mrinal Sen

1976
Competition Section
Nishant directed by Shyam Benegal
Actors: Mohan Agashe, Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Girish Karnad, Amrish Puri

1974
Competition Section
Garam Hava directed by M.S. Sathyu
Actors: Balraj Sahni, Gita Siddharth, Jalal Agha

Section Parallel
Padatik directed by Mrinal Sen

1970
Section Parallel
Bhuvan Shome directed by Mrinal Sen

1962
Competition Section
Devi directed by Satyajit Ray
Actors: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Chhabi Biswas

1958
Competition Section
Paras Pathar Directed by Satyajit Ray
Actors: Tulsi Chakravarthy, Ranibala, Gangapada Basu

Competition Section
Pardesi directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
Actors: Balraj Sahni, Sachdev Achala, Nargis, Oleg Streezhenov, Prithviraj

1956
Competition
Pather Pantchali Directed by Satyajit Ray

1954
Short Films
River of Hope Directed by N. Bhavnani

1953
Feature Film in Competition
Awara directed by Raj Kapoor
Actors: Leela Chintnis, KN Singh, Nargis, Raj Kapoor, Prithviraj

Short films
The Great Experiment Directed by V.R.Sarma

1952
Short Films
Rustic Delights Directed by V.R. SARMA

1946
Competition Section
Neecha Nagar directed by Chetan Anand
Winner of the Grand Prix
Actors: Uma Anand, Rafiq Anwa

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