These Indian films and documentaries can find a place in the Oscar nomination 2023 list

Oscar Nominations 2023 List: The Academy Awards 2023 nominations are going to be very special for Indians this year. This year there are not one but four contenders for these from the country. The final nomination list for the Oscars will be announced on January 24 and India has high hopes from it. This The 2023 Oscar nominations are announced to be hosted by Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams.

Let us give you information related to the strong contenders from India today.

When will be the nomination announcement according to Indian time

According to an official statement, the program will be aired on Tuesdays at 5:30 AM PST/8:30 AM EST. The timing will be 7:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST). The presentation for the Oscar nominations will be streamed live on,, or the Academy’s social media channels including YouTube. Will go.

Indian titles shortlisted for nominations at Oscars 2023

‘Chello Show’ has been officially sent from India for the upcoming Oscars. Apart from this, the documentary ‘All That Breathes’, the short documentary ‘The Elephant Whispers’, and the song ‘Naatu Naatu’ from RRR have been sent.

95th Academy Awards Shortlist

Chailo Show

Directed by Paan Nalin, ‘Chhelo Show’ (titled ‘Last Film Show’ in English) is a Gujarati-language story of a young boy’s love affair with cinema in a village in Saurashtra. Produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and Dheer Momaya, the film is part of the International Feature Film Shortlist line-up.

According to the Academy’s official website, ‘Chello Show’ will compete with 14 other films, including ‘Argentina, 1985’ (Argentina), ‘Decision to Leave’ (South Korea), ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ (Germany). ) Are included. ‘Clouse’ (Belgium) and ‘The Blue Kaftan’ (Morocco).

Natu Natu from RRR

The song ‘Naatu Naatu’ from ‘RRR’ has made it to the shortlist for Best Music (Original Song). This is the third major international nomination for the popular Telugu song ‘Naatu Naatu’ from SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’. At the Oscars, ‘Naatu Naatu’ will be competing with 14 other songs, including one from ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ ‘Nothing Is Lost (You Give Me Strength)’, ‘Lift Me Up’ from ‘Black Panther: Wakanda’. The track, composed by MM Keeravani and penned by Kaal Bhairav ​​and Rahul Sipligunj, has won the Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Awards this year.

All That Breathes

Shaunak Sen’s acclaimed film ‘All That Breathes’, an internationally co-produced Hindi title, is vying for a top five spot in the Best Documentary Feature category. The Delhi-based film follows the story of two siblings, Mohd Saud and Nadeem Shahzad, who have dedicated their lives to rescuing and treating injured birds, especially eagles.

‘All That Breathes’ won the first World Cinema Grand Jury Prize. The documentary premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, a film gala that promotes independent cinema and filmmakers, and earned the Golden Eye Award for Best Documentary at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.

The Elephant Whispers

‘The Elephant Whispers’ by Kartiki Gonsalves is a documentary that depicts the unbreakable bond between two abandoned elephants and their caretakers. It is produced by ‘Period End of Sentence’ fame Oscar winner Guneet Monga.  

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