Oscar 2022: Suriya’s Tamil socio-drama ‘Jai Bhim’ nominated for Best Featured Film
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the list of 276 films that is eligible for consideration at the 94th Oscars, yesterday. Among these films, Suriya’s hard-hitting Tamil socio-drama Jai Bhim is India’s entry into The Academy.
‘Jai Bhim’ which has gained a nomination for best feature film, is in competition with other acclaimed flicks like ‘Jockey,’ ‘Cruella,’ ‘Dune, ‘Eternals,’ ‘Godzilla VS Kong,’ ‘King Richard,’ among other movies.
The courtroom drama directed by TCJ Gnanavel is inspired by a real-life incident from the 1990s in Tamil Nadu.
Jai Bhim is the fourth Indian film to get nominated for Oscars after Mother India, Salaam Bombay, and Lagaan.
Malayalam superstar Mohanlal’s latest period drama Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham has also officially made it to the Oscars 2021 list. The film has been nominated for the Global Community Oscar Awards 2021.