Indian Regional Movies Contending For Oscars 2016 Nominations
INDIAN REGIONAL FILMS LIKE COURT, JALAM, RANGITARANGA AND NACHOM-IA KUMPASAR ARE VYING FOR A SPOT IN THE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 88TH ACADEMY AWARDS. THE FINAL AWARDS NOMINATIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON JANUARY 14, 2016 AND THE CEREMONY WILL BE HELD ON HELD ON FEBRUARY 28 IN LOS ANGELES
Indian regional films like Court, Jalam, RangiTaranga and Nachom-ia Kumpasar are vying for a spot in the nominations for the 88th Academy Awards along with international films such as The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Jurassic World, which star Indian actors.
The compositions from Malayalam movie Jalam and Indo-Australian film Salt Bridge are among the 74 songs contending for nominations in the Best Original Song category at the 88th Academy Awards. (Also Read: Amol Palekar and Jury Pick Court as India’s Oscar Entry)
Bhoomiyilenghanumundo, Koodu Vaykkan, Pakalppaathi Chaari and Yaathra Manoradhamerum are songs from Jalam fighting for a spot in the category, as mentioned on the official website of the awards.
The film stars Priyanka Nair, Prakash Bare and is directed by M Padmakumar.
As many as seven songs from Salt Bridge, which stars Rajeev Khandelwal and Usha Jadhav, have made it to the long list.
Two Kannada films Rangitaranga and Care of Footpath 2, which stars television actress Avika Gor along with actors Esha Deol and Deep Pathak, are among the 305 movies that made it to the list of eligible movies for the 88th Academy Awards.