China has selected historical adventure film Xuanzang, which also stars Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, as its official entry for the 89th Academy Awards.
The 43-year-old star, who is making his debut in Chinese film industry with the movie, is playing the character named Harsha.
"Xuanzang" an official entry to oscars. 🙏🏻🙏🏻fingers crossed pic.twitter.com/XBnBKSMqsj— sonu sood (@SonuSood) November 4, 2016
Directed by Huo Jianqi, it also stars Indian actors Neha Sharma and Ali Fazal.
Sonu is also part of Indo-Chinese co-production Kung Fu Yoga starring Jackie Chan in the lead role.
The project is a part of the three-film agreement signed between India and China during Chinese President Xi Jinpings visit to India.
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