One other movie that appears like a powerful contender is The Storyteller by Ananth Mahadevan, which is predicated on Satyajit Ray’s quick story.
Nandita Das’ Zwigato, starring Kapil Sharma, can also be on the listing of possible movies. A supply has revealed to ETimes that there are a few Marathi and Telugu movies within the race, too. The Marathi movie Vaalvi may need a very good likelihood, if it manages to impress the committee. Additionally there are movies like Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s twelfth Fail and different fashionable Hindi releases that function on the listing, too.
The screening of the movies has begun in Chennai at this time, and the ultimate choice will almost certainly be introduced on September 23. It might be recalled right here that Pan Nalin’s ‘The Final Movie Present’ was chosen as India’s official entry to the Oscars final yr.
Prior to now, Indian films like Mom India, Lagaan and RRR have made their presence felt on the Academy Awards. The music Naatu Naatu from RRR made historical past by changing into the primary Indian movie music to win an Oscar. The blockbuster observe gained Finest Unique Music on the ninety fifth Academy Awards, beating heavyweights like Woman Gaga and Rihanna.