celebrating 50 years of apu trilogy
 
Awards and Honours

1958 Padma Shri Government of India

Best Feature Film in Hindi, 1977

1965 Padma Bhushan Government of India

Best Color Photography, 1977

1967 Ramon Magsaysay Award Ramon Magsaysay Foundation

Best Children's Film, 1978

1971 Star of Yugoslavia Government of Yugoslavia

Best Music, Director, 1980

1973 Doctor of Letters Delhi University

Best Lyrics, 1980

1974 D. Litt.Royal College of Artn

Special Jury Award, 1981

1976 Padma Vibhushan Govt of India

Best Bengali Film, 1984

1978 D. Litt. Oxford University

Best Costume design, 1984

1978 Special Award Berlin Film Festival

Best Bengali Film, 1989

1978 DesikottamVisva-Bharati University

Best Film, 1991

1979 Special AwardMoscow Film Festival

Best Director, 1991

1980 D. Litt.Burdwan University

INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS

1980 D. Litt.Jadavpur University

Winner - 1956 - Best Human Document - Pather Panchali

1981 Doctorate, Benaras Hindu University

Winner - 1956 - OCIC Award - Pather Panchali

1981 D. Litt. North Bengal University

Winner - 1982 - Hommage à Satyajit Ray

1982 Hommage à Satyajit Ray Cannes Film Festival

Nominated - 1956 - Golden Palm for Best Film - Pather Panchali

1982 Special Golden Lion of St. Mark Venice Film Festival

Nominated - 1958 - Golden Palm for Best Film - Parash Pathar

1982 Vidyasagar Award Govt. of W. Bengal

Nominated - 1962 - Golden Palm for Best Film - Devi

1983 FellowshipThe British Film Institute

Nominated - 1984 - Golden Palm for Best Film - Ghare Baire

1985 D. Litt.Calcutta University

Winner - 1957 - Selznick Golden Laurel - Pather Panchali

1985 Dadasaheb Phalke Award Govt

Winner - 1960 - Selznick Golden Laurel for Best Film - Aparajito

1985 Soviet Land Nehru Award

Winner - 1963 - Selznick Golden Laurel - Teen Kanya

1986 Fellowship Sangeet Natak Academy

Winner - 1964 - Silver Bear for Best Director - Mahanagar

1987 Légion d'Honneur Govt

Winner - 1965 - Silver Bear for Best Director – Charulata

1987 D. Litt.Rabindra Bharati University

Winner - 1965 - OCIC Catholic Award – Charulata

1992 Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement

Winner - 1966 - Critics' Prize (UNICRIT Award) - Nayak

1992 Akira Kurosawa Award for Lifetime Achievement

Winner - 1966 - Special Jury Award - Nayak (The Hero)

1992 Bharat Ratna Govt of India

Winner - 1973 - Golden Bear for Best Film - Ashani Sanket

Indian film awards

Winner - 1978 - Special Award

1956 - Best Film - Pather Panchali

Nominated - 1964 - Golden Bear for Best Film – Mahanagar

1956 - Best Feature Film in Bengali - Pather Panchali

Nominated - 1965 - Golden Bear for Best Film - Charulata

1959 - Second Best Feature Film - Jalsaghar

Nominated - 1966 - Golden Bear for Best Film – Nayak

1959 - Best Feature Film in Bengali - Jalsaghar

Nominated - 1969 - Golden Bear - Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne

1960 - Best Film - Apur Sansar 

Nominated - 1970 - Golden Bear for Best Film - Aranyer Din Ratri

1962 - Best Feature Film in Bengali - Teen Kanya

Nominated - 1978 - Golden Bear - Shatranj Ke Khiladi

1963 - Best Feature Film in Bengali - Abhijan

Winner - 1957 - Golden Lion of St. Mark for Best Film – Aparajito

1963 - Second Best Feature Film - Abhijan

Winner - 1957 - Cinema Nuovo Award - Aparajito

1965 - Best Film - Charulata

Winner - 1957 - Critics Award – Aparajito

1967 - Best Screenplay - Nayak 

Winner - 1972 - FIPRESCI Award – Seemabaddha

1968 - Best Directing - Chiriakhana

Winner - 1982 - Special Golden Lion of St. Mark

1969 - Best Film - Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne

Winner - 1991 - FIPRESCI Award – Agantuk

1969 - Best Directing - Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne

Nominated - 1965 - Golden Lion for Best Film – Kapurush

1970 - Best Feature Film- Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne

Winner - 1959 - Silver Medal for Music – Jalsaghar

1971 - Second Best Feature Film - Pratidwandi

Winner - 1979 - Special Award (Honorary Prize)

1971 - Best Directing – Pratidwandi

Nominated - 1959 - Grand Prix for Best Film - Jalsaghar

1971 - Best Screenplay – Pratidwandi

Winner - 1961 - Golden Seal - Rabindranath Tagore

1971 - Best Feature Film in Bengali - Pratidwandi

Winner - 1976 - Karlovy Vary Prize - Jana Aranya

1972 - Best Film - Seemabaddha

Winner - 1957 - FIPRESCI Award - Aparajito

1973 - Best Music Direction - Ashani Sanket

Winner - 1960 - Sutherland Trophy  - Apur Sansar

1974 - Best Feature Film in Bengali - Ashani Sanket

Winner - 1980 - Wington Award - Apu Trilogy

1975 - Best Feature Film in Bengali - Sonar Kella

Winner - 1956 - Diploma Of Merit - Pather Panchali

1975 - Best Directing - Sonar Kella

Winner - 1960 - Diploma Of Merit - Apur Sansar

1975 - Best Screenplay - Sonar Kella

Winner - 1957 - Golden Gate for Best Picture - Pather Panchali

1976 - Best Directing - Jana Aranya

Winner - 1957 - Golden Gate for Best Director - Pather Panchali

1981 - Best Lyrics - Hirak Rajar Deshe

Winner - 1958 - Golden Gate for Best Picture - Aparajito

1982 - Special Jury Award / Special Mention Sadgati

Winner - 1958 - Golden Gate for Best Director - Aparajito

1985 - Best Feature Film in Bengali - Ghare Baire

Winner - 1958 - International Critics' Award – Aparajito

1990 - Best Feature Film in Bengali - Ganashatru

Winner - 1992 - Akira Kurosawa Award for Lifetime Achievement

1992 - Best Film - Agantuk (India/France)

Winner - 1958 - Best Film - Pather Panchali

1992 - Best Directing - Agantuk

Winner - 1958 - Critics' Award for Best Film - Pather Panchali

1994 - Best Screenplay – Uttoran

Winner - 1959 - Best Foreign Film - Pather Panchali

Filmfare Awards

Winner - 1962 - Golden Boomerang for Best Film - Teen Kanya

1978 - Critics Award for Best Film - Shatranj Ke Khilari

Winner - 1970 - Best Film - Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne

1978 - Best Director - Shatranj Ke Khilari

Winner - 1969 - Silver Cross - Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne

Other Indian film awards

Winner - 1969 - Best Director - Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne

President's Gold & Silver Medals, 1955

Winner - 1974 - Golden Hugo for Best Film - Ashani Sanket

President's Silver Medal, 1959

Winner - 1979 - Best Feature Film - Joi Baba Felunath

President's Gold Medal, 1959

Winner - 1984 - Special Award - Hirak Rajar Deshe

President's Gold Medal, 1961

Winner - 1991 - Special Achievement Award

President's Silver Medal, 1961

Annual film awards

President's Gold Medal, 1961

Winner - 1992 - Honorary Award for Lifetime Achievement

President's Silver Medal, 1962

Winner - 1958 - Best Foreign Film - Pather Panchali

Certificate of Merit, 1964

Winner - 1960 - Best Foreign Film - Apur Sansar

President's Gold Medal, 1964

Winner - 1967 - Best Foreign Film - Pather Panchali

Best Screenplay and Story, 1967

Winner - 1967 - Best Non-European Film - Aparajito

Best Direction, W. Bengal Govt, 1968

Winner - 1967 - Best Non-European Film – Nayak

Award for Best Direction, 1968

Winner - 1969 - Best Non-European Film - Pather Panchali

President's Gold and Silver Medals, 1970

Nominated - 1958 - BAFTA Award - Pather Panchali

Special Award, 1971

Nominated - 1959 - BAFTA Award for Best Film - Aparajito

President's Silver Medal, 1971

Nominated - 1962 - BAFTA Award for Best Film - Apur Sansar

President's Gold Medal, 1972

Other international film awards

PIPRESCI Award, Venice Film Festival, 1972

Vatican Award, Rome, 1956

President's Gold Medal, 1974

Golden Carbao, Manila, 1956

President's Gold Medal for Music Direction, 1973

Golden Laurel for Best Foreign Film, 1958-1959, USA

Best Regional Film, 1973

Special Mention, Montevideo, 1962

President's Silver Medal, 1974

Best Film, Acapulco, 1965

Best Film, Direction and Screenplay, Govt of W. Bengal, 1974

Merit Award, Tokyo, 1970

Best Direction, 1975

Best Feature Film for Children and Young Adults, Tehran, 1975

Best Film, Direction, Screenplay, Govt of W. Bengal, 1975

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