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Vidya Balan’s short film Natkhat in the running with Hollywood actors like Tilda Swinton, Julianne Moore, Don Cheadle for the next Oscars! | Odisha News | Latest Odisha News

Mumbai: As we prepare for the Oscar selection announcement next week, the anticipation and excitement have soared to new heights. There have been several shorts featuring previously known Hollywood actors, but this year we have the eminent and gorgeous actress Vidya Balan featured in Natkhat. It won the 2020 edition of the Best of India Short Film Festival and was subsequently eligible for Oscar qualification by ShortsTV. However, Vidya is competing with some strong nominations in the live-action shorts category that features top Hollywood actors such as Tilda Swinton in The Human Voice, Oscar Isaac in The Letter Room, Julianne Moore, and Don Cheadle in Intersection. , to name a few. .

Vidya Balan, actress and producer of the film, commented, “It’s amazing to see the range and quality of the short films now coming from India, and with our audiences now adopting this form of storytelling, it has given us the confidence to take that leap. We are grateful to ShortsTV and delighted to be in the company of amazing actors like Tilda Swinton and Julianne Moore. The Oscars are a celebration of talent from around the world, and our entire team is thrilled to be a part of it. With the kind of talent currently on display, I think it’s only a matter of time before India wins an Oscar in the live-action shorts category ”.

Natkhat, a 33-minute short film, emphasizes that home is where we learn the values ​​that shape us and make us who we are. A story framed within a story where a mother notices that her school-going grandson, Sonu (Sanika Patel) gravitates towards misogyny and contempt of the opposite sex, just like the men in her family. Vidya Balan, who became a producer with this film, plays the role of a housewife in a patriarchal configuration. The film addresses the sweet mother-son relationship, which quivers with every stroke, and settles in with a calming touch.