This film has been produced by Ekta Kapoor, Guneet Monga and Tahira Kashyap under the Indian Woman Rising Initiative. Now, members of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch will see if the film should be removed from the nomination.
Jallikattu, which was sent in the official entry by India at this year’s Oscars Awards, is now out of the race. This film could not confirm its place in the 15 feature films selected for the top 5 films. ‘Jallikattu’ was sent by the Indian side for the Best International Feature category of the 93rd Academy Awards. But India still has hope left. Yes, let me tell you, in the live action film category, India’s film ‘Bittu’ has been shortlisted.
This film has been produced by Ekta Kapoor, Guneet Monga and Tahira Kashyap under the Indian Woman Rising Initiative. Now, members of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch will see if the film should be removed from the nomination. The film is based on a true story and tells the story of 2 school friends. Other films shortlisted in this category include – Da Yi, Feeling Through, The Human Voice, The Kixled Choir, The Letter Room, The Present, Two Distant Strangers and The Van and White Eye.
At the same time, Ekta Kapoor congratulated the Puri team while talking about this film. The producer wrote, “This is very exciting news for us women who are working on it.” Congratulations to the entire team. ”
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Posting this film on social media, Guneet wrote, “Bitt has been shortlisted for the 93rd Academy Awards. Very grateful to the film and the wonderful team. ”
Urging to support the film, Tahira wrote, “Bittu has been in the top 10 for the 93rd Academy Awards. This is the first project of Indian Woman Rising and is very special. ” The final nominations for the Oscars will be announced on 15 March. The prize ceremony will be held on 25 April.