maker Priyadarshan has slammed the selectors of Indian films for
Oscar award nominations.
He spoke to the media after receiving the best film award for
Kanchivaram and asked,"I have always been saying that we are making
a mockery of ourselves by sending such idiotic films to the Oscars.
This is very sad. We have great filmmakers but none of their films
are sent to the Oscars, why?"
Speaking about Kanchivaram, the ace director says that the film
was premiered at Toronto International Film Festival where it got a
"The standing ovation by 1000 foreigners in Toronto marked the
success of making the film. But the selectors haven't selected the
film for Oscar...," said Priyadarshan.