Chaitanya Tamhane made his debut in the Indian film industry with Court and his first film has got an official entry into the Oscars. The jury has selected this courtroom drama as India’s Official Entry to the 88th Academy Awards.
The decision was taken by the new jury headed by Amol Palekar and we hear that it was Suparn Sen, the secretary general of the Film Federation of India who announced the news. Court which was released in multiple languages is a story about a singer facing charges of abetment to suicide which later unfolds a lot more drama. The film not only received mass appreciation when it was released but has also won several awards at film festivals.
Starring Usha Bane, Vivek Gomber, Pradeep Joshi, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Shirish Pawar, Vira Sathidar among others, Court also received the 62nd National Award for the Best Feature Film.