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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2002

Nominated
Oscar
Best Foreign Language Film
India.

American Choreography Awards, USA 2002

Won
American Choreography Award
Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film
Saroj Khan
Raju Khan
Ganesh Hegde
Vaibhavi Merchant
Terence Lewis

Awards of the International Indian Film Academy 2002

Won
Award for Technical Excellence
Best Sound Recording
H. Sridhar
Best Editing
Ballu Saluja
Won
Popular Award
Best Picture
Direction
Ashutosh Gowariker
Actor in a Leading Role
Aamir Khan
Music Direction
A.R. Rahman
Best Story
Ashutosh Gowariker
Lyrics
Javed Akhtar
For "Radha Kaise Na Jale".
Female Playback Singer
Asha Bhosle
For "Radha Kaise Na Jale".
Nominated
Popular Award
Actress in a Leading Role
Gracy Singh
Actor in a Supporting Role
Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Performance in a Comic Role
Rajesh Vivek
Performance in a Negative Role
Paul Blackthorne
Male Playback Singer
Udit Narayan
For "Mitwa".

Bergen International Film Festival 2001

Won
Jury Award
Ashutosh Gowariker

European Film Awards 2001

Nominated
Screen International Award
Ashutosh Gowariker
India.

Filmfare Awards 2002

Won
Filmfare Award
Best Film
Ashutosh Gowariker
Best Director
Ashutosh Gowariker
Best Actor
Aamir Khan
Best Music Director
A.R. Rahman
Best Lyricist
Javed Akhtar
For the song "Radha Kaise Na Jale".
Best Playback Singer - Male
Udit Narayan
For the song "Mitwa".
Best Playback Singer - Female
Alka Yagnik
For the song "O Re Chhori".
Best Story
Ashutosh Gowariker
Nominated
Filmfare Award
Best Lyricist
Javed Akhtar
For the song "Mitwa".

Leeds International Film Festival 2001

Won
Audience Award
Ashutosh Gowariker

Locarno International Film Festival 2001

Won
Audience Award
Ashutosh Gowariker

NatFilm Festival 2002

Won
Audience Award
Ashutosh Gowariker

National Film Awards, India 2002

Won
Golden Lotus Award
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment
Ashutosh Gowariker (director)
Aamir Khan (producer)
Won
Silver Lotus Award
Best Audiography
H. Sridhar
Nakul Kamte
Best Music Director
A.R. Rahman
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Udit Narayan
For Dil Chahta Hai
For the song "O Mitwa".
Best Lyricist
Javed Akhtar
For the song "Radha Kaisa Na Jale" and "Ghanan Ghanan".

Portland International Film Festival 2002

Won
Audience Award
Best Film
Ashutosh Gowariker
Tied with The Tunnel (2001).

Screen Weekly Awards 2002

Won
Screen
Best Film
Best Director
Ashutosh Gowariker
Best Playback Singer - Female
Asha Bhosle
For the song "Radha Kaise Na Jale".
Best Screenplay
Ashutosh Gowariker
Kumar Dave
Sanjay Dayma
Best Editing
Ballu Saluja
Best Cinematography
Anil Mehta
Best Art Direction
Nitin Chandrakant Desai
Most Promising Female Newcomer
Gracy Singh
Nominated
Screen
Best Actor
Aamir Khan
Best Performance in a Negative Role
Paul Blackthorne
Best Background Score
A.R. Rahman
Best Music Director
A.R. Rahman
Best Playback Singer - Male
Udit Narayan
For the song "O Mitwa".
Best Lyrics
Javed Akhtar
For the song "Radha Kaise Na Jale".
Best Story
Ashutosh Gowariker
Best Dialogue
Ashutosh Gowariker (english)
K.P. Saxena (avadhi)
Best Sound Recording
Nakul Kamte
Best Choreography
Saroj Khan
For the song "Radha Kaise Na Jale"

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2001

Nominated
UFCA Award
Best Non-English Language Film
India

Zee Cine Awards 2002

Won
Popular Award
Best Film
Ashutosh Gowariker
Best Actor
Aamir Khan
Best Debut - Female
Gracy Singh
Best Director
Ashutosh Gowariker
Best Story
Ashutosh Gowariker
Best Music Director
A.R. Rahman
Best Lyricist
Javed Akhtar
For the song "Radha Kaise Na Jale".
Best Playback Singer Female
Asha Bhosle
For the song "Radha Kaise Na Jale".
Nominated
Popular Award
Best Supporting Actress
Rachel Shelley
Playback Singer Male
Udit Narayan
For the song "O Mitwa".

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