The biopic on Indian captain MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Sarbjit have made it to the long list of 336 feature films eligible for the Oscars.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the list of films in contention for the best picture Oscar on Wednesday, reported Entertainment Weekly. To make it to the 2016 Academy Awards list, feature films must have played in a commercial theater in Los Angeles County between January 1 and December 31 for at least seven consecutive days. Apart from the Sushant Singh Rajput and Randeep Hooda Starrer films, Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair’s directorial venture “Queen of Katwe” is also part of the list. Starring Oscar-winner Lupita
Apart from MS Dhoni and Sarbjit, Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair’s directorial venture Queen of Katwe is also part of the list. The list also include awards season favorites La La Land, Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea, Silence, Arrival, and Hacksaw Ridge. Superhero movies Deadpool, Suicide Squad, Captain America: Civil War, and X-Men: Apocalypse also made the cut.