New Delhi: February 6, 2009 – This year’s race for the Oscars for best original song and best original score is getting way more attention than usual.
September 23, 2008 – Mera bachha daud sakta hai toh use daudnahi chahiye. Isliye mujhe jo karna hai woh toh main karunaga [If my child can run, I will see to it that he will be in a race],” says Ravi Rai, who produced the Marathi film, Tingya. The critically acclaimed film lost out to Aamir Khan’s Taare Zameen Par, as India’s official entry to the 81st Annual Academy Awards in the Foreign Films category.
February 24, 2008 -Oscars or any other awards, very good movies are often overlooked. Formerly there used to be 10 and the number was reduced to 5, and thus deprived most of the good movies to gain the honor of Oscars or any other prestigious award. It is obvious that there can be error in judgement, but if those very good movies are excluded for nomination, it is unfortunate and unjust.
Mumbai: October 19, 2007 – The Film Federation of India (FFI) has decided on Monday to send Eklavya: The Royal Guard to the Oscars, ending days of controversy over its entry. The FFI decided its nomination before Wednesday, the deadline given by the AAA to FFI.
With 11 Oscar nominations, and 2 golden globe awards already in its kitty, Aviator is all set to hit South Asian Shores and India this Friday.