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Gandhi Poster

(1982)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1983

Won
Oscar
Best Picture
Richard Attenborough
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Ben Kingsley
Best Director
Richard Attenborough
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
John Briley
Best Cinematography
Billy Williams
Ronnie Taylor
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Stuart Craig
Robert W. Laing
Michael Seirton
Best Costume Design
John Mollo
Bhanu Athaiya
Best Film Editing
John Bloom
Nominated
Oscar
Best Sound
Gerry Humphreys
Robin O'Donoghue
Jonathan Bates
Simon Kaye
Best Music, Original Score
Ravi Shankar
George Fenton
Best Makeup
Tom Smith

Golden Globes, USA 1983

Won
Golden Globe
Best Foreign Film
UK.
Best Director - Motion Picture
Richard Attenborough
Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Ben Kingsley
New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Male
Ben Kingsley
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
John Briley

BAFTA Awards 1983

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Ben Kingsley
Best Direction
Richard Attenborough
Best Film
Richard Attenborough
Most Outstanding Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Ben Kingsley
Best Supporting Actress
Rohini Hattangadi
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Billy Williams
Ronnie Taylor
Best Costume Design
John Mollo
Bhanu Athaiya
Best Film Editing
John Bloom
Best Make Up Artist
Tom Smith
Best Production Design/Art Direction
Stuart Craig
Best Score
Ravi Shankar
George Fenton
Best Screenplay
John Briley
Best Sound
Jonathan Bates
Simon Kaye
Gerry Humphreys
Robin O'Donoghue
Best Supporting Actor
Edward Fox
Best Supporting Actor
Roshan Seth
Best Supporting Actress
Candice Bergen

American Cinema Editors, USA 1983

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
John Bloom

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1984

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

British Society of Cinematographers 1982

Won
Best Cinematography Award
Ronnie Taylor
Billy Williams

David di Donatello Awards 1983

Won
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Richard Attenborough
Best Foreign Producer (Migliore Produttore Straniero)
Richard Attenborough
Won
European David
Richard Attenborough

Directors Guild of America, USA 1983

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Richard Attenborough
David Tomblin (assistant director) (plaque)

Evening Standard British Film Awards 1984

Won
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Actor
Ben Kingsley
For Betrayal

Grammy Awards 1984

Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Ravi Shankar
George Fenton

Guild of German Art House Cinemas 1985

Won
Guild Film Award - Gold
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Richard Attenborough

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1983

Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Richard Attenborough

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1982

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Ben Kingsley

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1984

Won
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
Ben Kingsley

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1982

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Ben Kingsley
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Richard Attenborough

National Board of Review, USA 1982

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Ben Kingsley
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1983

2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Ben Kingsley

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1982

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Ben Kingsley
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Richard Attenborough

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