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Fans celebrate RRR’s Oscar nomination, ask Vivek Agnihotri: ‘Where is Kashmir Files?’

Entertainment NewsFans celebrate RRR's Oscar nomination, ask Vivek Agnihotri: 'Where is Kashmir Files?'

Twitter has been flooded with congratulatory tweets for the filmmaker. SS Rajamouli As its pre-independence fictional epic, RRR made history at the 95th Academy Awards. The Telugu film song Naatu Naatu received a nomination in the Best Song category. While many are celebrating India’s inclusion in the Oscars, some questioned the filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri About his film The Kashmir Files which is officially out of the running. Also read: The RRR team reacts after Nato Nato received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song

A Twitter user wrote, “#Oscars2023 opened better with #NaatuNaatu performance. Congratulations @RRRMovie team. Historic.” “Sunna tha Kashmir Files ja raha tha Oscar mein (I heard Kashmir Files was nominated for an Oscar),” added another. Yet another user posted, “#KashmirFiles kahah (angry face emojis) #boycottoscars.”

Twitter Questions About Kashmir Files After Oscar Nomination

When someone tagged Vivek and asked him, “@vivekagnihotri bhai kuch ata patta hai kuch ata patta hai … no tweet came,” another user added in a different post, “nothing even for kashmir files, ” followed by a sad face emoji.

Twitter user on Oscar nominations
Twitter user on Oscar nominations

The nominees were announced Tuesday by actors Alison Williams and Riz Ahmed, both from Beverly Hills, California. Apart from RRR, All That Breathes and The Elephant Whisperers have also been shortlisted in the Best Documentary and Best Documentary Short categories.

Earlier several films from India made it to the list of 301 films that were eligible for Oscar nominations. These included Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiwadi, Rishabh Shetty’s Kannada film Kanda and Chheelo Show (The Last Film Show). Marathi films Me Vasant Rao and Tujhe Saathi Keh Hilo, R Madhavan’s Rockery: The Nambi Effect, Aravin Nizhal and Kannada film Vikrant Rona also feature in the list. The documentary ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ by Shonk Sen and Kartiki Gonsalves was also part of the list.

Meanwhile, reacting to the news of Ram Charan and Jr NTR making the Oscar nominated film, the RRR team wrote on Twitter, “We made history!! Proud and honored to announce that #NaatuNaatu #95 Nominated for Best Original Song. Academy Awards. #Oscars #RRRMovie.” Several celebrities, such as Farhan Akhtar, Karan Johar and Madhur Bhandarkar, wished the RRR team well after the announcements.

The Oscars will be announced on March 12. The RRR team will likely attend the awards ceremony.


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