As the countdown for the Oscars begins, we hear that one of the Tamil films is all set to enter the Oscar race.
According to reports in Times Of India, last year’s release Soorarai Pottru headlined by Suriya is going to enter the Oscar race. As theatres were shut for the longest time of 2020, films that released on OTT platforms are also going to be included for the Academy this year. Soorarai Pottru had dropped on Amazon Prime last year and according to a statement, the film will be competing in the general category of Oscar, is in the race for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Composer and Best story writer among other categories.
What’s more, from today the Tamil film is also available at the Academy Screening Room for the academy members for votes and nomination. Now that’s a big one for the entire team of the film. The film is directed by Sudha Kongara and also stars Aparna Balamurali. Soorarai Pottru was one of the first Tamil films to be aired on OTT and had received a thunderous response from the audiences. All the best to the entire team for their excellent work and making noise worldwide.