Jayaraj's upcoming big budget venture, Veeram, is definitely one among the most awaited Malayalam movies. In fact, there are umpteen number of reasons why this movie made it to the most awaited list.
Now, here is one more reason to add it to the list of glory. Reportedly, this Jayaraj movie has joined the Oscar race for 2017.
Reports suggest that one of the songs from the film will be competing in the Best Original songs section at the Oscars. In fact, the song We Will Rise, from the English version of the movie has been nominated in the first list of songs competing for the award. The song has been composed by Jeff Rona.
According to the reports, there are 91 songs in the initial list and five songs from this list will be shortlisted for the final round.
Jayaraj's Veeram is a multi-lingual film and it has been made in Hindi, English and Malayalam. The film has Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor in the lead role. Prominent Hollywood technicians have worked for the movie.
Veeram was recently screened at the IFFI, held in Goa. The film is expected to hit the theatres in January 2017.