Veteran filmmaker-actor Amol Palekar has been appointed as the chairman of India’s Oscar jury which will select the country’s official entry in the Best Foreign Film category for the 88th Academy Awards to be held early next year. The 70-year-old actor whose directorial ‘Paheli’
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greatindiantalent.com auditions Ramprasad Dashrathprasad Sharma (Amol Palekar) is looking for a better paying job. He and his sister Ratna (Manju Singh) have no relatives or acquaintances except Dr. Kedar (David). Dr.Kedar tells him about Bhavani Shankar's (Utpal Dutt) firm. Shankar is a weird man. He is a man of traditional values, hence he naturally hates youth wearing modern clothes. He is a sports fan, but thinks lowly of youth knowing anything about sports. But his most weird trait is hatred towards men without moustaches. He thinks that men without moustache's are characterless. Ramprasad has a moustache, so Bhavani's hatred is no problem to him. He takes care of other problems by wearing kurta & feigning ignorance about sports. Bhavani hires him immediately. Ram is a hardworking guy, so Bhavani (& Ram) have no problems. However, Ram once takes leave by pretending that his mother (who died many years ago) has taken ill, and goes to watch a football match. Bhavani Shankar, who also attended the match, sees him there.
The Hindi feature film Paheli directed by Amol Palekar has been selected as India's entry in the foreign films category at the Oscars. A 10-member jury,