Tamil actor Suriya has joined the race for the Oscar for his film Soorarai Pottru. The film was directed by Sudha Kongara. Suriya starrer Sorrai Potru has been selected for various Oscars categories.
Rajsekar Pandian, CEO of 2D Entertainment and a close friend of Suriya, has reported this on his Twitter account. Amazon Prime Video has retweeted from its official Twitter handle and confirmed this.
‘Sorrai Potaru’ joins Oscar race
In a tweet, Rajsekar wrote, “Happy Republic Day! Soorarai Pottru joins OSCARS under General Category in Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Original Score & other categories! The film has been made available in the Academy Screening Room today.“
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People on social media are congratulating Suriya and Aparna Balamurali after Rajasekara’s tweet. This time Oscar has made changes to its rules in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. OTT release films have also decided to be awarded.
The film was recently released on Amazon Prime Video. Soorarai Pottru was released directly on the OTT platform amid coronavirus breakdown. The film received a lot of love from the audience after its release.