Oscars 2019- Twitter reactions to Rima Das’ Village Rockstars being the official Indian entry to the Oscars


In a first ever claim to fame for Assamese cinema, Rima Das’ Village Rockstars has become the official entry from India for the prestigious Oscar Awards next year.

As the entrant for Best Foreign Language Film, Village Rockstars beat off stiff competition from Bollywood biggies like Padmaavat, Raazi, Manto, Love Sonia and others.

Source: Inkhabar

The Film Federation of India under the chairmanship of producer Rajendra Singh Babu made the announcement on the morning of 22nd September for the award ceremony that is scheduled for 24th February next year.

Premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, the National Awards winner in four categories is a moving tale of a 10 year old village girl who dreams of living the passion of her life even while being struggling on the face of it.

Village Rockstars
Source: Box Office Assam

Obviously, the film’s new found fame as an Oscar entrant has enthralled the director Rima Das and others alike, and Twitter is abuzz with hailings and reactions.

We wish the film will go on to create further records by winning the coveted award and become the first Indian film in the process to do so. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for now!