National Award winning Hindi film Liar's Dice, starring
acclaimed actors Geetanjali Thapa and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been
zeroed in on as India's entry for the best foreign film category at
the 87th Academy Awards.
The film has been chosen by a 12-member jury appointed by the
Film Federation of India (FFI), and out of a record number of 30
"'Liar's Dice' is the chosen film as India's Oscar
entry this time," Supran Sen, general secretary, FFI, told
The movie, debut directed by Malayalam actress Geetu Mohandas,
tells the story of a young tribal mother who, along with her
three-year-old daughter, embarks on a journey in search of her
missing husband. On the way, she meets an army deserter, who
decides to accompany them to their destination.
Liar's Dice won the best cinematography honour for
Rajeev Ravi and best actress title for Geetanjali at the 61st
National Film Awards.