Assamese film ‘Village Rockstars’ has reached the Oscars
National film award winner Rima Das’s Assamese film ‘Village Rockstars’ has been selected as India’s official film in the foreign cinema category at this year’s Oscars.
The 91st Oscar Film Awards will be presented on April 24 next year at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles. The official film race from India for the Oscars included the names of superhit films like Padmavati and Sanju. An official announcement has been made by the Film Federation of India today. Village Rockstars, directed by Rima Das, has been selected as the official film from India in the Foreign Cinema category. We tell you that this picture was selected by a 12 member jury headed by SV Rajendra Singh Babu. Rima Das’s film Village Rockstars is the story of a ten year old girl who dreams of forming a rock band. Bonita Das plays the girl who sets out in the village in search of an electronic guitar to form a band. The budget of this film, made without the handicam of Kalardia village and without any well-known actor, was very low.
Speaking of last year, the film Newton starring Prince Rao and Pankaj Tripathi entered the Oscars from India.
This time there were 29 films in front of the jury in the foreign film category of the Oscars. These include Alia Bhatt’s Razi, Bansali’s Padmavat, Rani Mukherjee’s Hitchhiker, Varun Dhawan’s October, Marathi film Gulab Jamun, Bhogda, Love Sonia, Mahanati, Pihu, Kadvi Hawa, Manto, Reva, Biscopwala, 102 Not Out, Pad Man, Fear . , Naked and abusive Gulian was also involved.
For the foreign cinema category, Lebanon chose Kafarnam Films, Indonesia chose Marlina the Murder in Four Acts, Norway chose What Will People She.
Only three films from India have reached the finals since the foreign division started at the Oscars. These include Mehboob Khan’s Mother India, Mira Nair’s Salam Bombay and Ashutosh Gowariker’s Lagan.