Jallikuttu has been selected as the Indian entry to the 2021 Oscars. Entry in the International Feature Film category. This was announced by the Film Federation of India. This is the first time since 2011 that Malayalam cinema has received an Oscar nomination.
Malayalam film 'Jallikattu' India's official entry at Oscars in International Feature Film category: Film Federation of India
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Directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, the film has already won several awards. Based on the story of S. Harish’s Maoist, S. Harish and R. Jayakumar’s screenplay has overtaken Jallikattu’s leading films to become India’s Oscar entry. Jallikattu was selected from 27 films. The film stars Anthony Varghese, Chemban Vinod, Sabumon and Shanthi Balachandran in the lead roles.
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Guru, directed by Rajeev Anchal, is the first Malayalam film to get an Oscar entry. In 2011, the film directed by Salim Ahmed, Abu, son of Adam, won an Oscar entry from India.
Last year’s Oscar-winning Indian film was Zoya Akhtar’s Gallibo. But the nomination was not shortlisted.
The Academy Awards will be announced on April 25. The award is usually announced on the second Sunday in February.