ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » Aamir's Peepli Live is headed to the Oscars!
 

Aamir's Peepli Live is headed to the Oscars!

India’s official entry for Oscars
By Malaika Mehta
Fri, Sep 24, 2010 19:10:52 GMT
 

Aamir's Peepli Live is headed to the Oscars!
Aamir Khan’s home production “Peepli [Live]” has been selected as India’s official entry to next year's Oscars. Peepli Live will compete for the Oscar in the Best Foreign Film category.

The big question now is if Peepli will prove to be third time lucky for Aamir at the Oscars? As he has made the trip before with Lagaan and Taare Zameen Par.

Shot in a small village in Madhya Pradesh the film stars theatre actors and is directed by debutant Anusha Rizvi. The low budget film takes a satirical look on the subject of farmer suicides in India and how the media and politicians tackle the issue.

The movie follows the story of two poor farmers who face losing their land over an unpaid debt after poor monsoon rains. A local politician suggests they commit suicide so their families get compensation. A journalist overhears one of the farmers apparently urging the other to end his own life, triggering a media frenzy about whether he will go through with it, lampooning India's sensationalist television news channels.

Peepli had an unexpectedly good run at the box office in India, and a special screening was even held for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by Aamir Khan.
More on Oscars

Aishwarya Rai - Hrithik Roshan at Guzaarish launch
 
God resides in our heart: Shahrukh Khan
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Ranbir-Anushka’s 'Bombay Velvet' to release Nov 28
Ranbir-Anushka’s 'Bombay Velvet' to release Nov 28
Aamir Khan’s ‘P.K.’ to release Dec 19! No clash with ‘Bombay Velvet’
Aamir Khan’s ‘P.K.’ to release Dec 19! No clash with ‘Bombay Velvet’
Amitabh Bachchan heaps praise on Shahrukh, Aamir, Salman
Amitabh Bachchan heaps praise on Shahrukh, Aamir, Salman
A film with Aamir would be good, but it’s not my priority: Kangana Ranaut
A film with Aamir would be good, but it’s not my priority: Kangana Ranaut
Tags :
,
comments powered by Disqus


 
Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Photo Galleries 

Kangana Ranaut promotes ‘Revolver Rani’

Shobhaa De launches Yash Birla’s book ‘On a Prayer’

First look: Kareena Kapoor’s stunning desi look for ‘Singham 2’

Rani Mukerji-Aditya Chopra nuptials top Bollywood’s secret weddings

Rajeev Khandelwal and Madalasa Sharma promote ‘Samrat & Co.’

Zarine Khan, Gippy Grewal pay obeisance at Golden Temple

Video: Watch out Sunny Leone, Ranveer Singh is here with Durex!

Gorgeous Sonam Kapoor at an art exhibition
Wallpapers 

Rani Mukerji Wallpapers

Tiger Shroff Wallpapers

Sunny Leone Wallpapers

Lucky Kabootar Wallpapers

Shilpa Shetty Wallpapers

Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Arjun Kapoor

Sridevi

Abhishek Bachchan
New Movies 

2 States

Lucky Kabootar

Dekh Tamasha Dekh
Videos 

Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor in 2 States song ‘Chaandaniya’

Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt get cozy in ‘2 States’ song ‘Offo’

Arjun Kapoor smitten with Alia Bhatt in song ‘Locha-e-Ulfat’

Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor sizzle in ‘2 States’ trailer

‘2 States’ song ‘Mast Magan’ featuring Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor

Trailer: Allu Arjun-Shruti Haasan spice up 'Race Gurram'


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor