Kollywood's popular couple Vignesh Shivan and Nayanthara has bagged several international awards for their low-budgeted Tamil film Koozhangal (Pebbles) to date.

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:

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.