Tuesday, June, 18,2024

The Kashmir Files Joins Oscar 2023 Race!

RRR appears to not be the only movie competing for an Oscar at the 2023 Academy Awards. The 301 feature films that are eligible for an Oscar nomination were announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday. These films include RRR by SS Rajamouli, Gangubai Kathiawadi by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, The Kashmir Files by Vivek Agnihotri, and Kantara by Rishab Shetty. It should be noted that while being on the list of movies that qualify for nomination, these movies have not yet received an Oscar nomination for the year 2023. 

Vivek Agnihotri took to Twitter and reacted to the list. He tweeted, “BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: #TheKashmirFiles has been shortlisted for #Oscars2023 in the first list of @TheAcademy. It’s one of the 5 films from India. I wish all of them very best. A great year for Indian cinema."

Actor Anupam Kher, in an interview opened up about The Kashmir Files being eligible for a nomination at the Oscars 2023. “The film has been recognised. We have been trying to bring out what was done to Kashmiri pandits and this has been recognised," he said.

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