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Bollywood’s thumbs-up to Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court for Oscars

The film was the best picture winner at this year’s National Film Awards and garnered unanimous praise from the critics.

bollywood Updated: Sep 24, 2015 14:22 IST
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A poster for Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court.

Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court has been selected as India’s Oscars official entry for this year’s Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category and the entire Bollywood seems proud.

The film was the best picture winner at this year’s National Film Awards and garnered unanimous praise from the critics.

Director Hansal Mehta tweeted, “So pleased to know that the FFI committee has made its choice for India’s entry to

Oscars. And for once they’ve chosen well! #Court.”

“Congratulations @CourtTheFilm! India is finally sending the right film to the Oscar selections. Superb!,” wrote director Neeraj Ghaywan, whose Masaan was also in the race.

A still from Court. The movie has been receiving a lot of praise and congratulations from the entire Bollywood on being selected India’s entry for Oscars 2016.

Actor Usha Jadhav congratulated the team of Court after the announcement.

Director Anubhav Sinha wrote, “Go Mr Tamhane. I hope you get the best marketing resources in the campaign. #Court #Oscars2016.”

Actor Ranvir Shorey said it was a well deserved honour. “Congratulations @CourtTheFilm! India is finally sending the right film to the Oscar selections. Super.”

Lyricist-writer Varun Grover wrote, “Congratulations @CourtTheFilm! India is finally sending the right film to the Oscar selections. Superb!”

Actor Tillotama Shome wrote, “#Court for Oscars from India. Our best shot at the final shortlist in years. Great news!”

“India gets closest it has ever been to winning the Oscar and getting the lady home. #Court all the way baby! What a day. @CourtTheFilm,” wrote actor Gulshan Devaiah.

Read: Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court is India’s official entry to Oscars