Malayali Film To Put India in Oscar Race

Malayali Film To Put India in Oscar Race

Film Federation of India had announced  India’s Official Entry to the Nominations of the Prestigious Oscar Awards. Malayalam film, Jallikattu will be India’s entry to compete in the Best Foreign Film language category. It is a critically-acclaimed film as well as a commercial success too in Malayalam.

A jury headed by Bollywood film director, Rahul Rawail picked up the film after watching twenty-seven films nominated by various industries across the country. The movie was dubbed into Telugu under the same title and is pushed as an Exclusive Online Release on AHA Video App.

The movie is directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery with a screenplay by S. Hareesh and R. Jayakumar. It is based on the short story Maoist by Hareesh and stars Antony Varghese, Chemban Vinod Jose, Sabumon Abdusamad, and Santhy Balachandran. Let us see if India stands a chance with this film.