Among the other notable films nominated for the awards are Sound of Metal, Soul, and News of the World
The music of the signature film has been composed by Sushin Shyam.
The shortlisted 15 will now be viewed by the Academy members and five of them will make it to the final five of Oscar nominations.
While the Lijo Jose Pellissery-directorial is out of the Oscars race, the country is still in the fray with short film 'Bittu' advancing to the next round in Best Live Action Short Film segment.
The Swathandryam Ardharathriyil director, Tinu Pappachan, talks about making his second feature, starring Antony Varghese and Chemban Vinod Jose.
Writer S Hareesh isn’t really comfortable communicating in English and it is his wife Viveka, who patiently turns translator and communicator for the interview with The New Indian Express.
Filmmaker Vivian Radhakrishnan is the director of the project which aims to present an in-depth look at the amount of work that went into the film which is the official submission for the Oscars.
The 2019 film by Lijo Jose Pellissery has been entered in the International Feature Film Category, the Film Federation of India declared.
Shane Nigam, Soubin Shahir and Parvathy Thiruvothu were the standout performers of the year, along with some talented debutants making a strong start in the industry.