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Aamir Khan opens up about losing the Oscar 

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 • Hindi Comments

Aamir Khan opens up about losing the Oscar 

'Lagaan' is arguably the most iconic film of Aamir Khan's career. The film also brought international recognition to the Hindi film industry as it was nominated for an Oscar. Although the film did not win, it still remains a much appreciated masterpiece of Bollywood. Lead actor and producer, Aamir Khan was recently asked about his feelings when 'Lagaan' failed to grab the award.

Aamir shared, "Of course I was disappointed I would have liked to win. Many have asked me if the songs and length of the film was an issue for the Academy members? The fact that the film was nominated and was in the top five, says that the members loved it. It’s not easy to be nominated. You have to understand you cannot compare films. Can you compare Lagaan and Dangal? Both are good films."

Taking his point about subjectivity even further, Aamir stated, "It just means that a certain jury found another film better. Sports doesn’t have subjectivity. Either you’ve run the fastest or you have not. Cinema is subjective. Oscar widens the reach of your film globally. The people who had no clue what Lagaan was all about also saw the film. Biggest award for me is people loving the film and they did."

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