The movie, 'The Good Road' directed by Gyan Correa, which was India's Oscar entry has not made it into the 9 films short-listed for the honour, according to official reports from Oscar.
Yet, Indians are not losing hope as Indian movie, 'Kamasutra 3D' by Rupesh Paul is still running on the right tracks for the 86 Academy Awards with selection in the three categories - Best Motion Picture, Original Score and Original Song with 5 songs. It is the only movie from India contending in the music category lists. The 86th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 16, 2014, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Presented by Dr. George John (GJ Entertainments) and produced under the house of Rupesh Paul Productions Ltd. (RPPL), in co-production and project design by Sohan Roy, 'Kamasutra 3D' is the only Indian movie, in the history of Academy Awards, with 5 songs after 'The Great Gatsby' to be selected in the Original Song category. The songs include - "Aygiri Nandini", "Saawariya", "I Felt", "Of Soil" and "Har Har Mahadeva" - composed by Chennai based music directors, Sachin & Sreejith while its lyrics are penned by Rupesh Paul and Pratyush Prakash.
After the Oscar success of Rasool Pookutty and A. R. Rehman, India now looks forward to the success of 'Kamasutra 3D' and is all hopeful to bag the sworded-man at least in one category, if not all.