1. India’s entry “Koozhangal” out of Oscar race, documentary “Writing With Fire” makes the cut
According to shortlists announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences early Wednesday, India’s hope now lies in “Writing With Fire,” which has entered the next round.
2. Not only Priyanka Chopra, Purab Kohli also appears in “The Matrix Resurrections” by Keanu Reeves
“About last night. Or was it the day before last night. Lost track of time in this absolutely fantastic week at #SanFrancisco Lucy and I at the #thematrixresurrections premiere so happy to be a part of the #TheMatrix movies . Never imagined it would have been possible when I was first blown away in 1999! “Kohli wrote on social media after attending the film’s premiere in San Fransico.
3. The producer “partner” Parag Sanghvi sent to prison until December 25 after his arrest in a cheating case
Bollywood film producer Parag Sanghvi, CEO of Alumbra Entertainment & Lotus Film Company who produced films like Salman Khan and Govinda-starrer Partner, Bhoot Returns and The Attacks of 11/26, was recently arrested by Mumbai police for cheating. He was sent to prison until December 25.
4. Actor Siddharth Claims Producers Lie About Box Office Figures, Calls It “Pan-Indian Dishonesty”
He wrote, “How much is the commission or rate going these days to fake film collection reports?” Producers have been lying about BO’s figures for ages … Now “commerce” and “media” have started their “official” figures … All languages, all industries … ditto. Dishonesty of Pan India (sic).
5.List of Indian films that have been submitted and those that have qualified for the 2022 Oscar nominations
Deepak Reddy’s short Manasanamaha also qualified for the 2022 Oscars in the Live Action Short category. The Telugu film is a love story that comes and goes in its narrative style. It stars Viraj Ashwin and Drishika Chander in the lead roles. In an interview with Pinkvilla, director Deepak Reddy said of the film: “Love stories are stereotypical. Costs?”