Suriya's Jai Bhim is walking tall with a glorifying history and with the rain of global honours and awards. It has been etching what wasn't in sight of the Tamil cinema industry. It's been three months since the movie was released but it has been celebrated across and beyond the borders for the impressive performance of the artists and its courageous storyline.
Besides witnessing a remarkable reception on the commercial corridors, the soul of the movie has won millions of hearts that are now bringing the movie near to several global recognitions. Earlier, Jai Bhim has become the first Tamil movie to get screened on the Oscars' YouTube channel and the movie producers Suriya and Jyothika were then made the recipients of Global Community Oscars, which will be awarded to the couple next month in the United States.
In line with that, Jai Bhim has officially entered the list for the best picture for the Oscar this year. The Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has on January 20 released the list of the 276 films that are nominated for the 94th Academy Awards. Besides Jai Bhim, Mohanlal starred 'Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham' has also been nominated to the academy awards. Jai Bhim was produced by Suriya and Jyothika under their own banner 2D Entertainment and the production house has shared the news on social media that the movie has made into the Academy Awards.
According to reports, the voting for the nominated movies for the 94th Oscar Awards will begin on January 27 and will end on February 1. Following the voting, the final list of the nominated movies for the Academy Awards will be released on February 8, 2022. The award ceremony is scheduled to be held on Sunday - March 27, 2022, in Los Angeles, United States.
Among the 276 films that have been shortlisted for the Best Feature Film Award across the world, Jai Bhim and Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham are the only two movies from India to enter the race. Sharing the news on social media, 2D Entertainment wrote, "Into the Oscars race! Jai Bhim makes it into the 276 films shortlisted by @TheAcademy for the 94th Academy Award nominations." As the news goes viral, several fans and audiences have congratulated the movie team and expressed their hope that the movie will have a breakthrough in the Oscars.
Jai Bhim was inspired by true events and actor Suriya played the main role in the character of retired Madras High Court Judge Justice Chandru, who was a lawyer when he fought for the justice of a tribal woman, whose husband was tortured and beaten to death by police officers. Jai Bhim was produced by Actor Suriya and Jyothika under their own banner 2D Entertainment and directed by Gnanavel. While Suriya plays the lead role, Lijomol Jose, Manikandan, Rajisha Vijayan, Prakash Raj, Rao Ramesh, Guru Somasundaram, and Jayaprakash had played important roles. Sean Roldan has composed the music and the movie has got released directly on the Amazon Prime Video on November 2, 2021.
On the other hand, Mohanlal's magnum opus Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham was released on December 2, 2021, and it was a historical film that was set in the 16th century in Calicut. Helmed by Priyadarshan, the movie stars Arjun Sarja, Prabhu, Keerthy Suresh, Pranav Mohanlal, Sugashini Maniratnam, Manju Warrier, Suniel Shetty, Kalyani Priyadarshan, and Siddique in important roles.
Into the #Oscars race!#JaiBhim makes it into the 276 films shortlisted by @TheAcademy for the 94th Academy Award nominations 💪— 2D Entertainment (@2D_ENTPVTLTD) January 21, 2022
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