The Oscars 2023 is quickly approaching and both viewers and nominees are eager to find out who will make it to the prestigious list. India can be proud of this moment as many projects compete to be nominated for the Oscars. On January 24, the final nominations will be publicly disclosed. The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood will host the 95th Academy Awards on March 12. Now let us take a look at the top Indian films that the Academy has put on notice:
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With megastars Ram Charan and Jr. NTR in the lead roles, RRR is one of the most popular Telugu movies of 2022. The movie marks the debut of Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt in the South film industry. While the Oscar nominations are yet to be announced. The movie was up for two Golden Globes nominations: Best Non-English Film and Best Original Song for the song Naatu Naatu. The RRR song Naatu Naatu then became the first Indian song to be nominated for and win a Golden Globes Award. You can stream the movie on ZEE5 Global where you can stream ILT20 cricket live matches on the ZEE5 app.
The Kashmir Files
Whether you love it or hate it, Vivek Agnihotri’s contentious movie is succeeding. This film, based on the tragic exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, features Mithoon Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi, and Anupam Kher in significant roles. The visuals in the movie are very hard-hitting. And there’s a high chance it might just make it to the Oscar nominations.
This Kannada blockbuster directed by Rishabh Shetty quickly gained worldwide acclaim. Kantara, a folk-themed film made available on Netflix, received positive reviews from even western audiences. The film also features Kishore and Sapthami Gowda in leading roles alongside Rishabh Shetty. Kantara’s intense climax scene will give you chills and leave you in awe of the ancestral traditions depicted in the movie.
This historical drama, which features Alia Bhatt in the lead role, is directed and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The movie is based on the book, which tells the tale of a courtesan who made history in both, good and bad lights. In India, the film debuted to stellar reviews. Alia Bhatt did an incredible job playing the leading lady, as her outstanding performance blew the minds of the audience in every scene.
This independent Tamil film was directed by R Prathiban. Since it was the first non-linear single-shot film in Asia, Iravin Nizhal got added to the Indian and Asian books of record. It features Priyanka Ruth, Robo Shankar, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Brigida Saga, and Radhakrishnan Parthiban in the lead roles.
Last Film Show
The rooted theme of Pan Nalin’s Chhello Show, which focused on the rural undertones of India, won praise across the globe. The movie is also this year’s official Oscar entry for India. Bhavin Rabari, a young actor, played the lead role in this Gujarati coming-of-age drama, which featured a large ensemble cast.
Me Vasantrao is based on the life of well-known Indian classical musician Vasantrao Deshpande. This biographical Marathi drama stars Rahul Despande and Kaumudi Walokar as the leads in Nipun Avinash Dharmadhikari’s directorial venture.
The film begins on a thrilling note carried by Investigative scenes, drama, action, and major plot twists. Anup Bhandari wrote and directed this action thriller movie in Kannada language starring Kiccha Sudeep. The film, which is currently streaming on ZEE5, is the third-highest-grossing Kannada movie ever. Overall, the film is a mass entertainer and surely deserves an Oscar nomination. Vikrant Rona is currently streaming on ZEE5 Global. With the app, you can explore a wide range of movies, and even watch International League T20 online.