2016 witnessed a lot of biopics in Bollywood. The good news is that Indian biopics ‘M. S. Dhoni – The Untold Story‘ and ‘Sarbjit’ have made it to the list of 336 feature films eligible for the Oscars. On Wednesday, The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences released this list for the best picture category.
This is a great achievement for these films to get the entry to the Oscars list. If they win, it will be a proud moment for India. M. S. Dhoni’s biopic starred Sushant Singh Rajput and it was directed by Neeraj Pandey while Randeep Hooda and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were involved in Sarbjit, directed by Omung Kumar.
This Academy list also includes some of the highly appreciated Hollywood films like ‘La La Land’, ‘Manchester By the Sea’, ‘Moonlight’, ‘Silence’, ‘Arrival’, ‘Hacksaw Ridge’, ‘Deadpool’ and ‘Suicide Squad’.