The Film Federation of India has short-listed 12 Indian movies to
pick one film to represent India at the prestigious Oscar Awards.
Tamil movies 7aam Arivu and Vallaku En 18/9 have
found place in the list.
Apart from 7aam Arivu and Vallaku En 18/9,
Telugu movie Eega starring Sudeep, Malayalam film
Akashaninthe Niram, Marathi film Deol, Bollywood
movies Heroine, Barfi, Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur,
Paan Singh Tomar, Ferrari Ki Sawari and The Dirty
Picture are also in the race.
The above-mentioned movies will be screened in Hyderabad from 18
to 26. A jury comprising 16 members will watch the movies and
select one movie to represent the Indian film at the Oscar
7aam Arivu starred Surya and Shruti Hassan in the lead roles. The
movie directed by AR Murugadoss is a scientific-fiction.
Vallaku En 18/9 is a teen-crime thriller, which featured
Sri, Mithun Murali, Urmila Mahanta and others. It was directed by