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Massive! Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan's film makes its way to the Oscars!

Saturday, October 23, 2021 • Tamil Comments

Vignesh Shivan and Nayanthara's production venture, Koozhangal is India's official entry to Oscars 2022 under the international feature film category. The film is directed by debutant director PS Vinothraj.

Vignesh Shivan took to Twitter to share the poster of 'Koozhangal' and announced the news. He wrote, "There’s a chance to hear this! “And the Oscars goes to“ Two steps away from a dream come true moment in our lives. #Pebbles #Nayanthara @PsVinothraj @thisisysr @AmudhavanKar @Rowdy_Pictures Can’t be prouder, happier & content (sic)."

'Koozhangal' bagged the Tiger Award at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam this year. 'Koozhangal' was the first Tamil film to win the award. The movie was also screened in numerous other international film festivals. The film stars Chellapandi and Karuththadaiyaan in lead roles.

'Koozhangal' is based on the relationship between an alcoholic father and his son. His wife goes back to her parent’s house after being subjected to abuse by her husband. The rest of the plot tracks how the father-son duo manages to gain the trust of the wife /mother.

Fourteen films were reportedly shortlisted as India’s official entry to the 94th Academy Awards. The list included movies such as Malayalam film Nayattu, Tamil movie Mandela and Hindi film Sardar Udham, among others. As per the reports, the announcement was made on Saturday by Shaji N Karun, the chairperson of the 15-member selection committee.

 

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