Zoya Akhtar directed movie Gully Boy was selected as India’s official entry in the International Feature Film category at the 92nd Academy Awards in September. But movie could not make it to the nomination . On Monday,The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had announced 10 shortlisted movies for Best International Feature Film Category.
These ten films were “The Painted Bird”; Estonia’s “Truth and Justice”; France’s “Les Misérables”; Hungary’s “Those Who Remained”; North Macedonia’s “Honeyland”; Poland’s “Corpus Christi”; Russia’s “Beanpole”; Senegal’s “Atlantics”; South Korea’s “Parasite” and Spain’s “Pain and Glory.” The 92nd Oscars will be held on February 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood.
The movie Gully Boy is based on the true stories of Mumbai street rappers – Divie and Neazy who belongs to slums of Mumbai and rises in fame with his rapping . In this movie Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt played a lead role . The movie was released on 14 Feburary 2019.