Omung Kumar’s Sarbjit may garnered mixed reviews but the performances of lead stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Randeep Hooda, Richa Chadha and Darshan Kumar didn’t go unnoticed.
The movie managed to pull it’s weight at the box office and the makers have complete faith in their project; Producer Vashu Bhagnani has confirmedthat Team Sarbjit is now eyeing the Oscars.
“We will send it as an entry, independently or in the race with other films. We will channelize our energy to make sure it’s in the race to become India’s entry to the Oscar this year.”
“The film has already been screened at the Cannes Film Festival, where the film was highly appreciated and loved by the audiences. We will also enroll the film as one of the competitors in the bid for National Awards,” he adds.
Sarbjit is based on the story of a farmer incarcerated in a Pakistani jail for over two decades, while his sister fought a dogged battle for his release,