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Marathi film to be India's Oscar entry

entertainment Updated: Sep 21, 2009 11:32 IST
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Marathi film Harishchandrachi Factory, Mumbai-based theatre actor-director Paresh Mokashi's debut movie, will be India's official entry for the Oscars.

Mokashi, 40, told IANS on Sunday that his film has been nominated by the Film Federation of India as the country's official entry in the Foreign Language Film category. The low-budget period film, completed in January, has bagged a series of international awards and honours.