Friday, September 24, 2010

Peepli live India Oscar entry 2010

Peepli live India Oscar entry 2010

The movie which rocked box office , earned praises from urban Indian youth and Film critics , 'Peepli live' is India 's official oscar entry for the year 2011 . Released in 2010 , Peepli live is chosen as Oscar entry from India is a great news to Aamir khan and his wife kiran rao khan who made this movie. Peepli Live shortlisted in the Best Foreign Film category.

Peepli live is a story about india. Shot in Village outfit it tells about the situation of Indian poor people , corruption , media and other perspectives. Peepli Live is a Hindi film written and directed by Anusha Rizvi in her first directorial venture, and produced by Aamir Khan. The film stars Naya Theatre company member Omkar Das Manikpuri as well as Naseeruddin Shah, Raghubir Yadav, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Shalini Vatsa and Malaika Shenoy along with a number of newcomers. Peepli Live, distributed by UTV Motion Pictures, was released on 13 August 2010 .

Aamir khan has been lucky for oscar. Earlier his movie LAGAAN which was India's official entry for oscars award few years back , made it to top 5 foreign languages film category in Oscar awards.

Last to last year "Slum dog millionaire " music composer A R Rehman won Oscar award for Music and Background score . Though Slumdog was not Indian film hence it was not India's official entry for oscar award but still India artists won it. A matter of proud.

It will be interesting to see whether Peepli live is selected into top five entries or not. And if selected in top 5 films oscar category , can Peepli live win the oscar award or not.

Peepli Live on Wikipedia :

Oscar Awards ( Academy Awards ) on Wikipedia