Who was the First Oscar winner from India

(A) Satyajit Ray
(B) Bhanu Athaiya
(C) Ravi Shankar
(D) Mira Nair

Correct Answer : Bhanu Athaiya
The first Oscar winner from India was Bhanu Athaiya. She won this award in 1983 for designing the costumes for Richard Attenborough's Gandhi. Indian musician A.R. Rahman has also been nominated for 127 Hours and Slumdog Millionaire, for which he won two Oscars, has made it to the list for three of his films consisting of Hollywood movies “The Hundred-Foot Journey” and “Million Dollar Arm” and “Rajinikanth-starrer” Tamil film Kochadaiiyaan. When congratulations were given by fans on twitter, Rahman tweeted in Tamil "All praise is for God."
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