'Jallikattu' nominated by India for Oscar

The Malayali feature film 'Jallikattu' has been officially nominated by the Indian side for the Oscar Award. The film has been selected by India for the foreign language feature film category at the 93rd Academy Awards.

Based on the dangers of the sport of overcoming bulls in South India, the film has been selected from 27 Indian films. Jallikattu, the official entry from India for the 93rd Academy Awards to be held in Los Angeles on 25 April 2021, has been selected by a 14-member committee of the Film Federation of India.

The film directed by Lijo Jose Pelissery will represent India in the 'Best International Feature Film-Foreign Language Category'.