Cannes Film Festival: These Indian films made ‘Dhak’ at the Cannes Film Festival

Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur in the film The Lunchbox

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Till now there are such films which have made their special place abroad in so many years. Those who were highly appreciated at the Cannes Film Festival, let’s know …

Hindi cinema is ready to leave its mark everywhere. This has happened in the last few years at the Cannes Film Festival, when the films of Indian cinema have made a different identity among the rest of the foreign films. Among them there are many such Bollywood films. now once again Cannes Film Festival ,Cannes Film Festival) is going to have a grand debut. This time the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival will be celebrated with pomp. In such a situation, we are telling you that till now which are those films which have made their special place abroad in so many years. Those who were highly appreciated at the Cannes Film Festival, let’s know…

The Lunch Box

Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur and Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer ‘Lunch Box’ was given a lot of love by the audience. This small cute little film has achieved a huge success. The film was screened at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, after which the film was voted Best Viewers Choice at Critics’ Week. This film directed by Ritesh Batra was produced by Anurag Kashyap.

Salaman Bombay

Another film of Indian cinema’s shining star Irrfan Khan had made a special place in the Cannes Film Festival – Salaam Bombay. This film was also well received by the audience and critics. This film was given a special honor at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival. Directed by Mira Nair, the film chronicled the daily lives of children living in the slum area of ​​Bombay.

A Night of Knowing Nothing

A Night of Knowing Nothing, directed by Payal Kapadia, talks about the life of an Indian student. The one who studies in a reputed university writes a letter to his beloved. Which is far away from him. The film received the Golden Eye Award for Best Documentary at the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival.


‘Khaariz’, based on Rampad Chaudhary’s novel, was also highly appreciated in the country and abroad. In 1983, the film was awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Pathar Panchali

The Indian Bengali film made under the direction of Satyajit Ray also got a lot of love from the audience. The film won the title of Best Human Documentary at the Cannes Film Festival. Satyajit Ray was highly praised for the way the condition of Rural Bengal was presented in the film.

Boot Polish

The audience became very emotional after watching ‘Boot Polish’ directed by Prakash Arora. This film was produced by Raj Kapoor. In the story of this film, there are two brothers who are asked to beg forcibly. In such a situation, instead of begging, these two children choose to earn money respectfully and give it to their aunt. This film won the hearts of all the people present there at the Cannes Film Festival. The film’s child actor Naaz was also given a special honor.

Do Bigha Zameen

Balraj Sahni and Nirupa Roy’s film ‘Do Bigha Zamin’ is considered one of the best films of Hindi cinema. The film was honored with a Special Award at the 1954 Cannes Film Festival. This is the iconic film of Hindi cinema. Even today this film has a special place in cinema.