2 Tamil films enter the Oscar race

Last Updated: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 04:20 hrs
<i>Vazhakku Enn18/9</i> is ready

The Film Federation of India (FFI) have chosen two Tamil films along with 10 other films from various languages to go for the Oscars.

The two Tamil films are Suriya’s AR Murgadoss directed 7aum Arivu and Balaji Sakthivel’s powerful Vazhakku Enn 18/9.  The two films chosen by FFI will be screened along with 10 other films from Hindi, Telugu and Malayalam .

A 16 member jury will select one of the films as India’s official entry to be nominated in the Best Foreign Language Film Category at the Academy Awards.

The two Tamil films chosen to be screened does not really stand a chance as there are top critically acclaimed Hindi films like Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur,Paan Singh Tomar, The Dirty Picture and last week's most talked about Barfi. 

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