Jallikattu Film Oscar 2021 – Every year films are sent to the Oscars from various countries for the International Feature Film or Foreign Language Film category. A film is also sent from India and this year’s Malayalam film of India ‘Jallikattu’ is the official entry in this category. The film has won Indian and foreign awards before going to the Oscars.
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The film premiered for the first time on 6 September 2019 at the Toronto International Film Festival where it was widely praised. Subsequently it was released in the state of Kerala on 4 October 2019. The film was screened at the Busan International Film Festival. The director of the film, Lijo Jose Pellissery, received the Best Director Award at the 50th International Film Festival of India. Apart from this, the film has also received other awards.
This year, the Malayalam film Jallikattu has been selected by India in the foreign language film category for the Oscar Awards. Know what is special in this film.
What is Jallikattu Film Story?
Kalan Varkey is a butcher who cuts buffalo. The entire village relies on its own chopped meat. Just then, a cruel buffalo runs away and then goes to the entire village to capture him. The film also has many side stories, in which the problems of poverty, illiteracy, unemployment of the village have been raised. The film stars Antony Varghese, Chamban Vinod Jose, Sinthi Balachandran in the lead roles. Watch the trailer of the film:
Malayalam film Jallikattu gets entry for 93rd Oscar Award
India’s Malayalam film ‘Jallikattu’ has been nominated for the 93rd Oscar Award. ‘Jallikattu’ has been selected for the Best International Feature Film category. The film stars Antony Varghese, Chamban Vinod Jose, Sinthi Balachandran in the lead roles.
Apart from ‘Jallikattu’, several other films were also in the running for Oscar from India, including Shakuntala Devi, Shikara, Gunjan Saxena, Bhonsle, Gulabo Sitabho, Serious Man, Bulbul, Kamal, The Pink Sky. It is known that the film Jallikattu depicts the feeling between humans and animals. It is directed by Lijo Jose Pelisserie.