366 feature films qualify for this year’s Oscars, and Ali Kazmi’s Funny Boy is one of them.
Many films shortlisted for Oscar this year
It is the first time since the 1970 awards that many feature films have shortlisted for the Oscars.
The Awards will hold on April 25, and selections will declare on March 15. Members from the Academy will decide in favor of the categories from March 5 to March 10.
In February, the management of Oscar-shortlisted nominations in 9 out of more than 25 classifications. The nine classes shortlisted for the Oscar incorporate documentaries, short documentaries, animated short movies, foreign language films, individual scores, unique music, hairdos, cosmetics, live short film, and visuals impacts.
The Variety report said that the shortlisted films did exclude ‘Funny Boy’; however, the list delivered later included the name.
The actor announced on social media
Ali Kazmi Shared the news with his followers on Instagram. He posted a screenshot of the list and noticed how he shared it with A-listers like Matthew McConaughey. He added that our film Funny Boy is accessible on Netflix and CBC Gem.
Director of the film
The funny boy is coordinated by eminent Indian movie producer Deepa Mehta, who has spread the word about good movies like ‘Midnight Child, Fire, Water, and Earth.’
The storyline of the film
The story is about a young boy falling in love with the male class fellow as political problems arise in Sri Lanka between the Sinhalese and Tamils in the years, forwarding the way to the 1983 uprisings. A 26-year civil war was set off, leading to the deaths of more than 100,000 individuals. It based on Shyam Selvadurai’s Sri Lanka-set coming of age novel of a similar name.
A funny boy was shot in Sri Lanka. The film portraying Sri Lankan civil war and legislative issues also confronted challenges in shooting, requiring a couple of years to finish the movie.
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