IBNS: RRR, The Kashmir Files, Kantara, and Gangubai Kathiawadi are among the Indian films that have made it to the shortlist of the 95th Academy Awards.
The other films are Me Vasantrao, Tujhya Sathi Kahi Hi, Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, Iravin Nizhal and Vikrant Rona.
They will now have a contest with 301 other films in various categories to win the Oscars.
Reacting to the shortlist, The Kashmir Files director Vivek Agnihotri tweeted, “BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: #TheKashmirFiles has been shortlisted for #Oscars2023 in the first list of @TheAcademy.
“It’s one of the 5 films from India. I wish all of them very best. A great year for Indian cinema.”
Pan Nalin’s Chhello Show (Last Film Show) is India’s official entry into the Oscars 2023.