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Gully Boy India’s official entry for Oscars 2020


Radhika Dhawad | Sep 21, 2019 18:10

Gully Boy has been announced as India’s official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category.
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Gully Boy starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, directed by Zoya Akhtar has been announced as India’s official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category.

Bollywood actor and Zoya Akhtar’s brother Farhan Akhtar took to Twitter to share the news. He wrote, “#GullyBoy has been selected as India’s official entry to the 92nd Oscar Awards. #apnatimeaayega Thank you to the film federation and congratulations #Zoya @kagtireema @ritesh_sid @RanveerOfficial @aliaa08 @SiddhantChturvD @kalkikanmani & cast, crew and hip hop crew (sic).”

 

Till now only three Indian films have made it till the last round and nominated in the foreign language film category at the Oscars. The movies were – Mehboob Khan’s Mother India (1957), Mira Nair’s Salaam Bombay! (1988) and Ashutosh Gowariker’s Lagaan (2001).

The 92nd Academy Awards will take place on February 9, 2020 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, US.

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