INDIA: Indian Cinema lovers rejoice! 2022 can be marked as a golden year for Indian Cinema as it has given multitudes of films to make their names on Oscars Shortlist. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences unveiled the list featuring films that are eligible for nominations.
The Oscars reminder list includes those films that are eligible for Academy Award nominations. However, it doesn’t guarantee that the movies on the list will make it to final nominations.
RRR has embarked on a dream run since its release, and it has created ripples on the global level. SS Rajamouli’s directorial film continues to astound and amaze prominent figures from Hollywood. The Telugu film has also carved its name on the Oscars shortlist.
Now another good news has arrived for Indian cinemagoers. It appears that our excitement is set to double as more Indian films bagged a nod on the reminder list.
The 95th Academy Awards unveiled the shortlist, which includes a total of 301 feature films across the globe. The icing on the cake is that 10 Indian films have carved their way onto the Oscars reminder list, among other international featurettes.
The list assures that Indian Cinema is ruling the list with its wonders of films from the Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, and Hindi film industries. Vivek Agnihotri’s The Kashmir Files, Rishab Shetty’s Kantara, and many more have joined the prestigious list.
Indian Films on Oscars reminder list
- SS Rajamouli’s RRR (Telugu)
- Vivek Agnihotri’s The Kashmir Files (Hindi)
- Rishab Shetty’s Kantara (Kannada)
- Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi (Hindi)
- Nipun Avinash Dharmadhikari’s Me Vasantrao (Marathi)
- Dr Sanjay Madhavrao’s Tujhya Sathi Kahi Hi (Marathi)
- R Madhavan’s Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (Hindi-Tamil)
- Pan Nalin’s The Last Film Show (Gujarati)
- Anup Bhandari’s Vikrant Rona (Kannada)
- R Parthiban’s Iravin Nizhal (Tamil)
Among the mentioned films, Pan Nalin’s The Last Film Show/Chello Show is the official entry for Oscars 2023.
Following the reminder list unveiled, Vivek Agnihotri and Rishab Shetty expressed their views on Twitter.
Now that films have been added to the list, they have a long road ahead of them in terms of final Oscar nominations. To cover the huge mark, the voting session will commence on January 12, 2023, and it will conclude on January 17, 2023.
Once the vote has been cast by the jury members, films with a sufficient number of points will make it to the final nominations. The 95th Academy Awards will unveil the final nomination list on January 24, 2023.
All the winners in the multitude of categories will be finally revealed on March 12, 2023.
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