Tamil drama “Koozhangal” (“Pebbles”), directed by filmmaker Vinothraj PS, has been selected as India’s official nomination for the 94th Academy Awards.
The film follows an alcoholic and abusive husband who, after his long-suffering wife flees, leaves with his young son to find and bring her back.
“Koozhangal” features a host of newcomers and is produced by Vignesh Shivan and Nayanthara.
Shivan shared the news of the film’s selection on Twitter.
“There’s a chance to hear that! And the Oscars are going to … A stone’s throw from a dream come true moment in our lives … #Pebbles #Nayanthara @PsVinothraj @thisisysr @AmudhavanKar @Rowdy_Pictures I don’t can’t be prouder, happier & content, ”he posted on the microblogging dad.
Vinothraj said he was grateful for all the love and support.
“I couldn’t be happier to receive this news,” he tweeted.
“Koozhangal” won the highest honor, the Tiger Award for Best Picture, at the 50th Rotterdam International Film Festival (IFFR) earlier this year.
The 94th Academy Awards are scheduled to take place on March 27, 2022 in Los Angeles.
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