Gujarati film shortlisted for India’s Oscar nomination list

Ahmedabad, 21 September 2012

Gujarati film Veer Hamirsinhji Gohil is one of the 17 Indian films shortlisted for Oscar Nomination for the category of Best Foreign Language Film.

In the history of Oscar, only three Indian movies Mother India, Salaam Bombay and Lagaan — have managed to make it to the Oscars listing.

The films shortlisted by the Film Federation of India for Oscar Nomination for the category of Best Foreign Language Film includes the names of 17 critically acclaimed Indian movies among which there are 11 Hindi films including-Paan Singh Tomar, Barfi!, Kahaani, The Dirty Picture, Heroine, Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 & 2. These films face competition from 6 other regional films including Gujarati film Veer Hamirji – Somnath ni sakhate and SS Rajamouli’s Eega.

Race to the Oscars:-
1)Eega (Telugu)
2)7am Arivu (Tamil)
3)Vazhakku Enn 18/9 (Tamil)
4)Akasathinte Niram (Malayalam)
5)Heroine (Hindi)
6)Paan Singh Tomar (Hindi)
7)Kahaani (Hindi)
8)Barfi! (Hindi)
9)GoW – part 1 & 2 (Hindi)
10)Arjun – The Warrior Prince (Hindi)
11)Gattu (Hindi)
12)Jalpari (Hindi)
13)The Dirty Picture (Hindi)
14)Ferrari Ki Sawari (Hindi)
15)Deool (Marathi)
16)Veer Hamirji – Somnath Ni Sakhate (Gujarati)
17)Anhey Ghore Da Daan (Punjabi)

The Film Federation of India will select and send one movie as Indian nomination for the category. The finalisation process for the Oscar entry will start from September 18th in Hyderabad and will last until the 26th of this month.

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