Oscars 2021: The Malayalam film Jallikattu was nominated by India for the 93rd Oscar Award, but now the film is out of the race. The film has not managed to make it to the top 15. Films from 93 countries were included in this list. Which was the highest ever in the history of Oscar. However, India’s expectations still remain at the Oscars. Bittu is still on the live action short film list.
India had high expectations from Jallikattu. The film reached the Oscar nomination after beating films like Shakuntala Devi, Shikara, Gunjan Saxena, Bhonsle, Gulabo Sitabou, Serious Man, Bulbul, Kamaal, The Pink Sky.
These films were nominated
The films which have been nominated for this. Among them are Quo Vadis Aida of Bosnia, TheMole Agent of Chile, Charlatan of the Czech Republic, Another Round of Denmark, Two of Us, France’s Two of Us, Guatemala’s La Lorona ( La Llorona), Hong Kong’s Better Days, Iran’s Sun Children, Ivory Coast’s Night of the Kings, Mexico’s I’m No Longer Here (I am No Longer Here) , Norway’s Hope, Romania’s Collective, Russia’s Dear Comrades and Taiwan’s A Sun.
The film was first premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on 6 September 2019, where it was widely praised. Subsequently it was released in the state of Kerala on 4 October 2019. The film was also screened at the Busan International Film Festival. The film director is Lijo Jose Pellisserie. He received the award for Best Director. This film has received many awards.