Know where these Indian films and documentaries can find a place in the Oscar nomination 2023 list
Oscar Nominations 2023 List: The nominations of the Academy Awards 2023 are going to be very special for Indians this year. This year there are not one but four contenders for this from the country. The final nomination list for the Oscars will be announced on January 24 and India has high hopes from it. Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams will host the 2023 Oscar nominations this year.
Come, today we give you information related to strong contenders in India.
Indian titles shortlisted for nomination in Oscars 2023
‘The Last Show’ has been officially shipped from India for the upcoming Oscars. Apart from this, the documentary ‘All That Breathes’, the short documentary ‘The Elephant Whispers’ and the song ‘Naatu Naatu’ from RRR have been sent.
Directed by Paan Nalin, Chelo Show (titled ‘Last Film Show’ in English) is a Gujarati-language story of a young boy’s love affair with cinema in a village in Saurashtra. Produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and Dheer Momaya, the film is part of the International Feature Film Shortlist line-up.
According to the Academy’s official website, “The Last Show” will compete with 14 other films, including “Argentina, 1985” (Argentina), “Decision to Leave” (South Korea), “All Quiet on the Western Front” (Germany ) Are included. … This includes ‘Claus’ (Belgium) and ‘The Blue Kaftan’ (Morocco).
natu natu from rrr
The song ‘Naatu Naatu’ from ‘RRR’ has been shortlisted for Best Music (Original Song). This is the third major international nomination for the popular Telugu song ‘Naatu Naatu’ from SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’. ‘Natu Natu’ will compete with 14 other songs at the Oscars, including ‘Nothing Is Lost (You Give Me Strength)’ from ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’, ‘Lift Me Up’ from ‘Black Panther: Wakanda’ . Let us inform here that the track, composed by MM Keeravani and penned by Kaal Bhairav and Rahul Sipliganj, won the Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Awards this year.
all that breathes
Shaunak Sen’s acclaimed film All That Breathes, an internationally co-produced Hindi title, contends for the top five spots in the Best Documentary Feature category. Set in Delhi, the film tells the story of two siblings, Mohammed Saeed and Nadeem Shahzad, who have dedicated their lives to rescuing and treating injured birds, especially hawks.
‘All That Breathes’ wins first World Cinema Grand Jury Prize. The documentary premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, a film gala that promotes independent cinema and filmmakers, and won the Golden Eye Award for Best Documentary at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.
‘The Elephant Whispers’ by Kartiki Gonsalves is a documentary that depicts the unbreakable bond between two abandoned elephants and their caretakers. It is produced by ‘Period End of Sentence’ fame Oscar winner Guneet Monga.