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Soorarai Pottru Starring Suriya Joins the Oscar Race

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The 93rd annual ceremony of nominating the best films to Oscar 2021 is about to begin. As per the Motion Picture Arts and Sciences academy, a total of 366 films are eligible to participate at the above ceremony.

Today, there is a proud moment for all of us as a Tamil language film Soorarai Pottru starring Suriya has joined the race of making it to the Oscars. It’s directed by Sudha Kongara.  Also Read: Suriya Has Different Plan to Release His Upcoming Film ‘Soorarai Pottru’

Soorarai Pottru is basically a biographical film produced by Suriya and Guneet Monga. The film revolves around Capt. Gopinath who’s the founder and chief of Air Deccan, a low cost airline in India launched to help the poor.

Aparna Balamurali is playing the female lead in this film and the music is composed by GV Prakash. After the film was released in theatres on November 12, 2020, it straightaway made a mark at the box office. Also Read: Suriya Starrer ‘Soorarai Pottru’ to Remake in Hindi?

Today, the film has brought a moment of pride for itself as it has managed to enter into the Oscar 2021 race. The film has been nominated for Oscar in the category of best director, best actress and the best actor.

The voting for the award ceremony will start between March 5-10 and the nominations for the same will be announced by March 15, 2021. Also Read: Soorarai Pottru Starring Suriya to be Released on Independence Day Weekend?



As we mentioned above, this is a moment of pride for the makers of Soorarai Pottru. It was only Wednesday that the production team of the film took their official Twitter handle to announce the great news.

This year, a number of rules for Oscar 2021 have been changed. It’s basically done due to the Covid-19 pandemic devastated the the mankind.

As per the new and updated rules, those films will also get a chance to be considered for the awards that were released directly on OTT platforms. Also Read: Katrina Kaif, Vijay Sethupathi Starrer Merry Christmas to Be Directed By Sriram Raghavan




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