95th Academy Awards:
The Gujarati-language Chhello Show (The Last Show), which is India’s official entry for the 2023 Academy Awards or Oscars awards in the International Feature film category, has been shortlisted for next year’s Academy Awards. Meanwhile, the track Naatu Naatu from SS Rajamouli’s RRR has been shortlisted in the Best Original Song Category. The Academy announced the list of shortlisted entries in 10 categories. The nominations for the Academy Awards will be announced on January 24.
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India’s history with the Oscar entries for the last few years were – Koozhangal, Jallikattu, Gully Boy, Village Rockstars, Newton, Visaranani, all of which have failed to make the Oscar shortlist. The only Indian films to have been nominated for an Oscar so far have been Mother India, Salaam Bombay and Lagaan.
Some important points:
- As far as RRR’s best song category is concerned, 15 songs have been shortlisted from among 81 tunes. Other songs include ‘Nothing Is Lost’ from ‘Avatar: The way Of Water’, ‘Lift Me Up’ from ‘Blank Panther: Wakanda Forever’, ‘Hold My Hand’ from ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ among others.
- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled its shortlists for the 2023 Oscars in 10 categories, including documentary and international features as well as a documentary short subject, makeup and hairstyling, original score, original song, animated short, live-action short, sound and visual effects.
- 15 international feature films advanced out of the films from 92 countries and regions that were eligible. The list includes Close (Belgium), Decision to Leave (South Korea), All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany), Alejandro G. IÃ±Ã¡rritu’s Bardo (Mexico) and Joyland, which gives Pakistan its first shortlisted film in the category.
Oscars awards: FAQ
Q1. When Oscar Award started 2023?
Answer: Oscar 2023 Event is date is 12 March 2023. Oscar Nominations 2023 will be announced in January 2023.
Q2. Which Indian got Oscar award?
Answer: Bhanu Athaiya is the first person from India to win Oscar. She is a famous costume designer who won Oscar for the 1982 historical film Gandhi.
Q3. Is Oscar award given every year?
Answer: It is presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.