Lagaan is a sports film writted and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. Aamir Khan was the lead actor and producer of the film. It was released in 2001 and received critical acclaims and awards at several Indian and International Film Festivals. It became the third Indian film to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film after Mother India (1957) and Salaam Bombay! (1988). Watch how the cast and crew reacted when the film was nominated for Oscars and their spirit after it was out of the prestigious awards.