Kottayam (Kerala) [India]25 November: S Haresh, the screenwriter of the Malayalam film ‘Jallikattu’, who has been selected as India’s official entry at the Oscars 2021, expressed his happiness over the development and dedicated the honor to the director of the film Lizzle Jose Pellissery. Haresh said, “It is a pleasure to hear this news. The credit goes to director Lijo Jose Pelisserie. Congratulations to the entire Jallikatti team.” ANI. Oscar 2021: Jallikattu is India’s official entry into the International Feature Film category at the 93rd Academy Awards; Here you can watch Malayalam movie online.
“Especially producer O Thomas Panicker, actor Chamban Vinod Jose, my co-writer R Jayakumar, actor Antony Varghese, cinematographer Girish Gangadharan, editor Dipu Joseph, and the whole team,” he said.
Haresh, along with R Jayakumar, adapted the film’s screenplay from one of his short stories, ‘Maoist’.
The film revolves around a bull that escapes from an abattoir in a remote village and gathers the entire village and hunts the animal together. Jallikattu for Oscar 2021: Twitter celebrates Lijo Jose Pellissery’s official entry to the film at the 93rd Academy Awards.
The film featured key roles by Antony Varghese, Chamban Vinod Jose, Sabuman Abdussamad and Santhi Balachandran, who also won two awards, Best Director and Best Sound Mixing at the 50th Kerala State Film Awards earlier this year.
‘Jallikattu’ will compete for the Oscar for the ‘Best International Feature Film’ category. Earlier last year, Zoya Akhtar-directed ‘Gully Boy’ was chosen as India’s official entry to the prestigious award ceremony.
The 93rd Oscar Award ceremony was postponed to April 25, 2021, due to concerns of a coronovirus epidemic earlier this year.
This is the first time in the last 40 years that the award ceremony was rescheduled. It was earlier scheduled to be held on February 28, 2021.
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