Peepli Live goes to the Oscars September 25, 2010Posted by Gyaniz in News You Can Use.
Tags: Aamir Khan, Academy Awards, Anusha Rizvi, Best Foreign Film, Best Foreign Film category, Film Federation of India, India official entry to oscars, Oscar awards, Peepli Live, Suparn Sen
Aamir Khan’s “Peepli Live”, depicting the growing rural-urban divide in India, has been selected as India’s official entry to next year’s Oscars in the Best Foreign Film category.
“‘Peepli Live’ has been selected as India’s official entry for the Oscars out of 27 films,” Supran Sen, secretary general of the Film Federation of India. Directed by debutant Anusha Rizvi, the film stars theatre actors and was shot in a small village in Madhya Pradesh.