Nikhil Chinapa asked filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri on Twitter about the status of his film The Kashmir Files at the upcoming Oscars. On Tuesday, the filmmaker put up a poster for a film titled ‘Official Contenders from India’. We have announced the complete list. Some Indian movies are on the list. However, there are four Indian films officially shortlisted. RRR, Chhello Show, All That Breathes, The Elephant Whisperers. (Please also read: Hansal Mehta indirectly digs into Vivek Agnihotri to celebrate Oscar qualification list announcement)
Former VJ Nikhil asked Vivek on Twitter, “What is the official ‘candidate’?” After he put up a Kashmir File poster with the Oscars logo on it. was saying Additionally, the poster claimed that the film was an “Official Candidate for India”.
Others posed questions about Vivek, which celebrates a mere eligibility list. “Why did you make the word ‘competitor’ in small print and the Oscars in big letters so people don’t realize you weren’t shortlisted?” asked another. “There may be many competitors, but is this an achievement?”
Here are the rules for Oscar eligibility as posted on the official Academy Awards website: To be eligible for judging under the rules implemented in the year of the 95th Academy Awards, a feature film must be released in at least one commercial film theater in his six metropolitan areas in the United States. I have. Chicago, Illinois; Miami, Florida; and Atlanta, Georgia for a minimum of 7 consecutive days at the same venue between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022; Complete the qualifiers. Feature films must exceed 40 minutes running time.
Besides Kashmir Files, other Indian films that have passed these very basic qualifications include RRR, Kantara, Gangubai Kathiawadi, Me Vasantrao, Tuzhya Sathi Kahi Hi, Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, Iravin Nizhal, Vikrant Rona. It is included. The Last Film Show was submitted from India as an official entry in the Best International Feature Film category.
Earlier this week, filmmaker Hansal Mehta also dug into Vivek. He announced on Twitter that ‘The Kashmir Files’ was ‘shortlisted for #Oscars2023 on @TheAcademy’s first list.This is his 1 of his 5 films in India’. The final Oscar nominations will be announced on Tuesday, January 24th.