Sherlyn Chopra's 'Kamasutra 3D' in Oscar race


Guess who is making it to the Oscar nominations from India this time? Songs from the film Kamasutra 3D are vying for the Original Song Category nominations in the 86th Oscar Awards. Five songs from the movie are in contention for nominations to the coveted category. The multilingual film has been shot by Kerala based filmmaker Rupesh Paul. The film has made it to the Best Original Song list, as announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The songs are, ‘Aygigiri ’, ‘Har Har Mahadeva’, ‘I felt’, ‘Of the soil’ and ‘Sawariya’.

The songs have been composed by Chennai based music directors, Sachin and Sreejith. The lyrics of these songs have been penned by Rupesh Paul hilself and Pratyush Prakash. Only a maximum of two songs from a film can make it to the top-five list. Five films for the nominations shall be selected by the members of the Academy through the process of voting. This year, 289 films are eligible for the 2013 Academy Awards. The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards will be announced live on January 16, 2014 and the award ceremony will take place on 2nd March of the same year.

‘Kamasutra 3D’ is also in contention for nomination in the lists for Best Motion Picture along with Original Score. The film has already been released in the US. The movie was announced at the Cannes Film Festival 2012 by Rupesh Paul after the premiere of his Hollywood movie, Saint Dracula 3D at the same festival. The first look of the film was revealed on November 7, 2012. It was unveiled at NFDC’s film bazaar on November 22, 1012. Kamasutra 3D, the movie, was a prt of the 66th Cannes international Film Festival with actress Sherlyn Chopra and Director Rupesh Paul. The book of Kamasutra for all the Cannes Delegates had been successfully launched along with its second exclusive trailer. The film received overwhelming appreciation from the International platform.  The film is based on Vatsyayana’s Kama Sutra, an ancient hindu manual in Sanskrit literature. It is widely considered to be a study of the human sexual behaviour. The movie is based on soulful love set against the backdrop of war. It has been produced by RPPL and the story has been penned by the director himself.

We look forward to the nominations and wish the film all the best for the upcoming nominations announcement.

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