New Delhi: Suriya and Lijomol Jose-starrer Jai Bhim, directed by TJ Gnanavel, was critically acclaimed by viewers and critics. Scenes from the film have now been featured on the official Oscars YouTube channel for their ‘Scene At The Academy’ segment.
Starring Suriya, the movie had also made an official entry to the Golden Globes 2022 as a nomination under the category of Best Non-English Language Film. Sharing the news online, the makers of the movie and production company 2D Entertainment called it “an honour of the highest order”.
The entire movie revolves around a pregnant wife who is on the lookout for help from a specific advocate Chandry after her husband went missing while he was in Police custody. The movie managed to attract numerous controversies as it showcases caste basis preference and treatment by the police.
Starring Manikandan, Lijomol Jose and Suriya, Jai Bhim premiered directly on a popular OTT platform on November 2 last year. After the release of the film, Jai Bhim landed in numerous controversies.
The entire plot of the movie weaves in real-life case studies helmed by Activist-Lawyer Chandru, who managed to bring justice to indigenous tribes in the state of Tamil Nadu with the help of his relentless efforts.
This is not the first time that an Indian film has been picked up by the Oscars. In the past, movies like Lagaan, Gandhi, Jallikattu, Gullyboy, Newton, Mother India, etc have been featured at the Academy Awards, showcasing the creativity and cinematography of Indian directors and storytellers.