RRR, Kantara, Iravin Nizhal, Gangubai Kathiawadi makes the cut as Indian films eligible for Oscars consideration
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences recently announced the list of feature films that are eligible for the 95th Oscars. Previously 276 movies made it to the list and this year the number has increased to 301. 9 spots of these 301 movies have been taken by Indian movies- RRR, Kantara, Iravin Nizhal, Gangubai Kathiawadi, Rocketry, Me Vasantrao, The Kashmir Files, Chhello Show, The Next Morning, and Vikrant Rona.
The said movies have been included in the Academy’s annual Reminder List of Productions Eligible for the 95th Academy Awards, including the performers eligible for consideration in the acting categories.
Here are the names that have been made in the reminder list,
- Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn for Gangubai Kathiawadi
- Parthiban, Anand Krishnan, Chandru K, Robo Shankar, Danny, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Brigida, Priyanka Ruth, Sneha Kumar, Pratiksha Shankar for Iravin Nizhal
- Rishab Shetty, Kishore, Achyuth Kumar, Sapthami Gowda, and Manasi Sudhir for Kantara
- Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher, Darshan Kumaar, and Pallavi Joshi for The Kashmir Files
- Bhavin Rabari, Bhavesh Shrimali, Dipen Raval, Richa Meena, Rahul Koli, Vikas Bala, Vijay Mer, Kishan Parmar, Shoban Makwa for Chhello Show
- Rahul Deshpande, Amey Wagh, Anita Date, Kaumudi Walokar, Pushkaraj Chiruputkar for Me Vasantrao
- Sanjay Kumar Mishra, Chand Halder, Kaakan Debnath, and Mina Ghosh for The Next Morning
- Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt for RRR
- Madhavan, Shah Rukh Khan, Rajit Kapur, Simran, Sam Mohan, and Meesha Ghoshal for Rocketry
- Dr Sanjay Madhavrao Gaikwad and Karmanya Sanjay Mukhedkar for Tujhya Sathi Kahi Hi
- Sudeep, Nirup Bhandari, and Neetha Ashok for Vikrant Rona
Aside from these Indian movies other movies like Top Gun: Maverick, Avatar: The Way of Water, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever have been included in this list. The 9,579 eligible voting members will start to fill their ballots starting from January 12 to January 17. The official Oscar nominations will be then announced on January 24.