Days after directed Pan Nalin’s internationally acclaimed movie ‘Chhello Show’, titled ‘Last Film Show’ in English, was selected as India’s official entry into the Oscars 2023, the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has raised objections alleging that it’s not an Indian Film.

BN Tiwari, President of FWICE mentioned to ETimes, “The movie isn’t an Indian movie and the method of choice isn’t appropriate. There have been so many Indian movies like ‘RRR’ and ‘The Kashmir’ Files however the jury selected a international movie that has been purchased by Siddharth Roy Kapur.”

So what does the FWICE recommend? “We need re-election of the movies and the current jury be dissolved. Half of them are there for years and most of them do not watch the movie and voting is finished. If ‘Last Film Show’ is shipped, it’s going to mirror badly on India which is thought to be an trade that makes most quantity of movies,” mentioned Tiwari.


Tiwari additionally mentioned after the press convention that they are going to be writing to Information and Broadcasting minister Anurag Thakur about the identical.

The coming-of-age film ‘Chhello Show’ which has gained crucial acclaim world wide, has crushed the likes of SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’ and Vivek Agnihotri’s ‘The Kashmir Files’ to turn into the nation’s official contender within the Best Foreign Film class on the upcoming Academy Awards. The Gujarati movie is claimed to be partly an autobiographical drama that follows 9-yr-outdated boy Samay, whose life turns the other way up after watching his first film.

‘Last Film Show’ will go up towards different worldwide movies like Korea’s ‘Decision to Leave’ and Mexico’s ‘Bardo’ which might be already among the many favourites to win the highest prize.

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