`Peepli Live` is India`s entry at Oscars

Last Updated: Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 10:40

Mumbai: Aamir Khan`s production ‘Peepli Live’ is to be India`s official entry at the Oscars, an official at the Bollywood star`s office said Friday.
‘Peepli Live’ is former journalist Anusha Rizvi`s debut film as director. It has been shortlisted in the Best Foreign Film category.

The film, which does not boast of any big stars, is a satirical take on farmer suicides in India and takes pot shots at the media, politicians and bureaucrats.

IANS



First Published: Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 10:40

comments powered by Disqus