Rowdy Pictures' Koozhangal was directed by debutant director P.S.Vinothkumar and has received many prestigious awards previously including at the Italy's ShorTS International Film Festival and International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR).
Now director Vignesh Shivan took social media to announce that the movie has been shortlisted as India’s official entry to the Oscars and Yogi Babu's Mandela is one of the 14 movies that have been shortlisted. Check out Vignesh Shivan's post here:
There’s a chance to hear this!— Vignesh Shivan (@VigneshShivN) October 23, 2021
“And the Oscars goes to …. ?????? “
Two steps away from a dream come true moment in our lives …. ❤️❤️???????#Pebbles #Nayanthara @PsVinothraj @thisisysr @AmudhavanKar @Rowdy_Pictures
Can’t be prouder , happier & content ? pic.twitter.com/NKteru9CyI
Koozhangal is a movie that reflects the poverty in rural India. It was screened at several International Film Festivals and received praise for its realistic approach. Congratulations to the director and actress on producing such an outstanding movie.