Declaring that he too deserved justice, director Sohan Roy said he was happy that Kamal Haasan`s "Vishwaroopam" had been cleared by the Tamil Nadu government but his film "DAM 999" should also get screening permission in the state.
India`s only hope at the Oscars this year, filmmaker Sohan Roy`s ‘DAM 999’ Tuesday failed to secure a place in the final nomination list of the 84th Academy Awards. The movie stood a chance to feature in the best picture, best original song and best original score categories.
With the final Oscar nominations just a day away from being announced in Los Angeles, marine engineer-turned-filmmaker Sohan Roy, whose project ‘DAM 999’ stands a chance to feature in the list, has his fingers crossed Monday.
Double Oscar-winning musician AR Rahman today said that his comments, lauding the music director of controversial film `Dam 999` for being included in the longlist of the Academy awards, was being "twisted out of context".
Oscar-winning Indian composer AR Rahman hopes Sohan Roy`s ‘DAM 999’, which stands to win nominations in the Best Film and Best Original Song categories at the 84th Academy Awards, will bring laurels to the nation just as he did for his work in Danny Boyle`s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’.
Controversial ‘DAM 999’, which has been banned in Tamil Nadu in the wake of the Mullaperiyar dam row with Kerala, has been shortlisted among the 265 films that made it to the ballot list for the Oscars 2011 and its debutant director Sohan Roy is over the moon.
Film director Sohan Roy said Saturday he has filed a cheating case against Bollywood actress Tulip Joshi for not completing the shooting for his film ‘Dam 999’ despite taking part of her remuneration amounting to Rs.8.5 lakh.