Oscars Current Affairs - 2019

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Tamil film Visaranai selected as India’s official entry to Oscars 2017

The Tamil film “Visaranai” has been selected as the India’s official entry to Oscars 2017 (89th Academy Awards) in the Foreign Language Film category. The film has been directed by Vetrimaran and is produced by actor Dhanush’s Wunderbar Films. It is based on M.Chandrakumar’s novel Lock Up. Key Facts The film is based on true Read More…

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Marathi film ‘Court’ selected as India’s official entry to Oscars

Critically acclaimed Marathi film ‘Court’ has been selected as India’s official entry to the Best Foreign Language category of the 88th Academy Awards 2016 (popularly known as Oscars). The film was shortlisted from 30 other films by a Film Federation of India (FFI) jury headed by film-maker and director Amol Palekar. It should be noted Read More…

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Amol Palekar appointed as Chairman of India’s Oscar jury

Veteran actor and director Amol Palekar has been appointed as the Chairman of India’s Oscar jury by Mumbai based Film Federation of India (FFI). He will head the 17-member jury panel which will select the Indian films official entry in the best foreign film category of the 88th Academy Awards which will be held in Read More…

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Michael Blake, Oscar-winning ‘Dances With Wolves’ writer passes away

Michael Blake, the Oscar-winning writer of ‘Dances With Wolves’ novel passed away in Tucson, Arizona, after a long battle with cancer.  He was 69. The novel Dances With Wolves after adapted into movie in 1990 was a major hit and had earned Blake an Academy Award (Oscar) for the screenplay. The movie had won seven Read More…

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George Clooney marries his lady love

George Clooney considered to be the most eligible bachelor in Hollywood has married his British Lady love Amal Alamuddin, a British human rights attorney. They tied the knot in a private ceremony at Venice. The wedding has been much awaited in the international media circles since a long time. The venue came naturally to Clooney Read More…

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