The Malayalam film Jallikattu has been nominated by India for the 93rd Oscar Award. Jallikattu, a film by director Lijo Jose Pelesiri, has been selected for the Best International Feature Film category.
Shakuntala Devi, Gulabo Sitabo, Serious Man, Shikara, Gunjan Saxena, Bhonsle, Bulbul, Kamal, The Pink Sky were also in the race to go to the Oscars from India along with the drama thriller Jallikattu.
Director Lijo Jose Pelesiri's film Jallikattu depicts the emotion between humans and animals perfectly. Significantly, last year Zoya Akhtar's film Gully Boy was nominated for an Oscar from India. The film featured Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in key roles.