Aamir Khan most talked about production of the year 2010,
Peepli Live fails to make it to the final nine official
entry to the Oscars under the Best Foreign Language Film.
The film had made its way to the selection for Oscars as the one
Indian film to represent India in the international entertainment
world after leaving behind 27 films including Raajneeti
and Udaan in the race. However, it lost out at the final
nine nominations for the award.
Aamir earlier had made it to the nominations of Oscars with his
historic film Lagaan in the year 2001, however his film
Taare Zameen Par in the year 2007 had also lost the race
at the Oscars. Peepli Live directed by debutant Anushka
Rizvi is a satire on the ways and tricks of media and on farmer
The Oscar body selected nine films for the final nominations
after looking at the top 66 films that had been selected. The 9
nominations will further be cut down to final five nomination by
the Academy voters. The 83rd Academy Awards will be held on
February 27, 2011(Sunday), at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.