Marathi film ‘Court’ chosen as India’s Oscar entry

India's official entry to the 88th Oscar selected films

Ques: Which of the Indian film selected as India’s official entry to the Best Foreign Language category of the 88th Academy Awards?

a. Court
b. Piku
c. Queen
d. Haidar

Ans: a

Related facts:

  • September 23, 2015 Marathi film ‘Court’ was selected as India’s official entry to the Best Foreign Language category of the 2016 Academy Awards.
  • ‘Court’ is a 2014 Indian courtroom drama film, written and directed by Chaitanya Tamhane in his directorial debut.
  • It is notable that ‘Court’ won the Best Feature Film award at the 62nd National Film Awards as well this year.
  • Important to know that none of the Indian film won the Academy Awards in Best Foreign film category yet.
  • Indian films ‘Lagaan’, ‘Mother India’ and ‘Salaam Bombay’ have been among the top 5 Best Foreign film category.

Reference:

http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/marathi-film-court-is-indias-entry-to-oscars-2016/article7681492.ece
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Court_(film)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3717068/?ref_=vi_tt_t

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