7aum Arivu & Vazhakku Enn 18/9 in Oscar race

Suriya starred and Shruthi Haasan's debut film 7am Arivu and Lingusamy's Vazhaku Enn 18/9 are been nominated from Kollywood by Films Federation as part of the Oscar Nominees.
7aum Arivu & Vazhakku Enn 18/9 in Oscar race
The Film Federation of India (FFI) have chosen two Tamil films along with 10 other films from various languages to go for the Oscars.

The two Tamil films are Suriya's AR Murgadoss directed 7aum Arivu and Balaji Sakthivel's powerful Vazhakku Enn 18/9. The two films chosen by FFI will be screened along with 10 other films from Hindi, Telugu and Malayalam .

A 16 member jury will select one of the films as India's official entry to be nominated in the Best Foreign Language Film Category at the Academy Awards.

Films Federation will be in Hyd from Sep 18-26 to select one movie from the list and will be sent as an official entry for Oscar Awards, in the category of 'Best Foreign Language' movie. Interestingly Eega, the Telugu version of Naan Ee is been also selected as the Nominee, along with Deol [Marathi], Aakashinte Niram [Malayalam], Kaahani [Hindi], Barfi [Hindi], Heroine [Hindi], Ferrari Ki Sawaari [Hindi], Gangs of Wasseypur [Hindi], Dirty Picture [Hindi] and Paan Tomar Singh [Hindi].

The two Tamil films chosen to be screened does not really stand a chance as there are top critically acclaimed Hindi films like Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur,Paan Singh Tomar, The Dirty Picture and last week’s most talked about Barfi.

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  1. Good to hear.. happy if atleast one selected


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