The Kashmir Files, RRR To Get Oscar?
The 95th Academy Awards is slated to take place in 2023. Jury members of the Film Federation of India have already begun looking at movies that could be submitted from India for consideration.
Two of the films include SS Rajamouli’s RRR and Vivek Agnihotri’s The Kashmir Files.
An announcement is expected to be made on October 1st week or before for the Indian official entry for the Oscars. The update was shared by a movie industry tracker and analyst Ramesh Bala on Twitter.
The film RRR has also caught the attention of the West with Variety recently mentioning the film in its Oscar predictions list.
SS Rajamouli’s Great Work could get nominated in three categories
- Best International Feature,
- Best Original Song (Dosti),
- and Best Actor.
Aside from the mention, RRR has been garnering stars in the West. Several filmmakers, including James Gunn, the Russo Brothers, and Edgar Wright, the director of Baby Driver.
Meanwhile the film Kashmir Files depicts the story of the exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits.
It is written and directed by Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri. It stars Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Darshan Kumaar, Pallavi Joshi, and Chinmay Mandlekar.
The film was made tax-free in several states. Audiences praised the film for not shying away from presenting the valley’s horrors.
The Oscar nominations for 2023 will be announced on January 24, 2023. The ceremony is scheduled for March 12 of the following year.