Finally, the Indian Film Federation picked up a film for India's official entry to the 94th Academy Awards. The jury has finalized the film and made an announcement on the same. Titled Koozhandal (Pebbles), the film is directed by PS Vinoth Raj and produced by popular director Vignesh Shivn and his girlfriend Nayanthara.
A total of 14 films were screened in Kolkata for the last couple of days. Among them, the jury picked Pebbles as India's official entry. Sherni (Hindi), Mandela (Tamil), Sardar Uddham (Hindi), and Nayattu (Malayalam) are some other films that have competed to be India’s official entry.
Producer Vignesh Shivan shared the news by tweeting, “There’s a chance to hear this! “And the Oscars goes to ….“ Two steps away from a dream come true moment in our lives …. Can’t be prouder, happier & content.”
Yuvan Shankar Raja is the film's music director. The film will hit the screens soon.