New Delhi, Jul 21: 2013 has seen some of the most unusual and offbeat hits, from a period drama ‘lootera' to an unconventional take on love ‘Ranjhaana'.
The Film Federation of India (FFI) appoints a committee to choose one film among those released that year to be submitted as India's official entry to the Oscars.
Which is going to be India's entry in Oscars? Will it be ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', biopic of the ‘flying sikh' which is garnering appreciation from audience and critics alike. In spite of being traditional the movie has a very international feel to it and might even be selected for the top 5 at Oscars.
Shahrukh Khan's Chennai Express, which is releasing on the 9th of August, is yet another strong contender for the dispatch to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Will Chennai Express overtake the competition and be good enough to be sent to the Academy Awards?
Among the other highest-grossing and appreciated films of 2013 so far are Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Race 2, Aashiqui 2, Special 26, Raanjhanaa, Shootout at Wadala, Kai Po Che! and Chashme Baddoor.
Barfi which was the biggest hit of 2012, was India entry to Oscars last year.