India's 'Jallikattu' is out of Oscar race, Majid Majidi's 'Sun Children' among 15 movies shortlisted for International Feature Film category at Academy Awards 2021. Full list
Malayalam film "Jallikattu", directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery was India's official entry in the Best International Feature Film category at the 93rd Academy Awards. However, the critically-acclaimed movie has failed to make it to the list of 15 movies that have been shortlisted to compete further in the category. Movies directed by Majid Majidi, Philippe Lacote and Andrei Konchalovsky are among those to have made the cut. Here are the 15 movies that have progressed from 93 entries worldwide.
Malayalam moviegoers love Lijo Jose Pellissery. The Film Federation of India's decision to send 'Jallikattu' to compete in International Feature Film category of the Academy Awards might thrill Keralites but definitely won't surprise them. Here are five movies directed by the 42-year-old that proves his versatility and calibre.
Russell Ire Crowe was born on April 7, 1964 in Wellington in a family with acting legacy. The Oscar-winning actor, best known for playing Gen. Maximus Decimus Meridius in 'Gladiator' and Sgt. Wendell "Bud" White in 'LA Confidential', is one of the finest actors alive. Here are nine little known facts about the New Zealander that you might be unaware of.
In 2019, the year dominated by period epics such as '1917', 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' and 'The Irishman', the film academy decided to go to South Korea instead! Bong Joon Ho's masterfully produced class satire 'Parasite' has become the first non-English language film to win 'Best Picture' in the decades-long history of the Academy Awards, along with bagging three more awards for best director, international feature and original screenplay.
The fashion on display at the Oscars this year saw everything from a 128.54 carat Tiffany diamond to a dress made of 42 pounds of gold. If there is one thing that stood out, it was the explosion of pink on the red carpet. And bling. Lots of bling! Check out some of our favourite red carpet looks here: