Guwahati : After winning many International awards, honours and accolades from world over, The Village Rockstars could not make up to the Top 10 films for Oscars and was left out of Oscar race.
The Village Rockstars
For the first time an Assamese movie was honoured at International level which was also selected for the Oscar race. Assamese director, producer, writer, cinematographer Rima Das’s film “The Village Rockstars” had received world wide honour with number of awards in its basket.
Rima Das even received Rs 1 crore as financial aid from the State Government for the film’s promotion as well as revenue earned from the film screening in various cinema halls across the country.
The Village Rockstars out of Oscar race
“The Village Rockstars” was nominated as part of the Oscars in the Foreign Film Category but couldn’t make the cut to the top 10 films.
Apart from “The Village Rockstars”, Assamese actor Adil Hussain’s foreign film starer “What Will People Say” too missed out on reaching the top 10.
For the first time in the history of Assamese film industry, such an honour was received by a newcomer who single handedly made this movie. “The Village Rockstars” has brought a new ray of hope for the Assamese film industry.