One of the Tamil film Soorarai Pottru is all set to enter the Oscar race. The film is directed by Sudha Kongara and also stars Suriya, Aparna Balamurali, Mohan Babu, Paresh Rawal. The film directly released on OTT platform of Amazon Prime Video and had received a thunderous response from the audiences.
The film showcases how a ‘rebel with an idea’ aims to make flying affordable for people. The film will be competing in the general category of Oscar, is in the race for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Composer and Best story writer among other categories.
Meanwhile, the Malayalam film Jallikattu, has been selected as the official Indian entry in the Best International Feature Film category at the upcoming 93rd Academy Awards, 2021. The 2021 Oscars are scheduled to take place on April 25. The shortlist for the Academy Awards will be unveiled on February 9, and nominations will be announced on March 15.