How many Indians have won an Oscar?
1) Bhanu Athaiya won Best Costume Design (with John Mollo) for Gandhi (1982)
2) Satyajit Ray received an honorary Academy Award in 1991.
3) AR Rahman won Best Score and Best Original Song (music) for Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
4) Russell Pookutty won Best Sound Mixing (with Ian Tapp and Richard Pryke) for Slumdog Millionaire (2008).
5) Gulzar won Best Song (lyrics) for Slumdog Millionaire (2008). * [He was not present at the ceremony to collect his Oscar.}