Ainaa Jhyal Ko Putali recommended for Oscars

The International Feature Film Selection Committee of Nepal has decided to recommend Ainaa Jhyal Ko Putali (Butterfly On A Windowpane), directed by Sujit Bidari, for the 95th edition of the Oscar Awards to be held in America next year.

The committee’s meeting held on Monday decided to recommend the movie from among the films received. The committee had asked the filmmakers interested in joining the Oscar competition to submit their films by September 15.

According to the same notification, Prakash directed by Dinesh Raut, The Secret of Radha directed by Subarna Thapa and Ainaa Jhyal Ko Putali directed by Sujit Bidari had applied for participation from Nepal.

According to the statement, the committee decided to recommend Ainaa Jhyal Ko Putali out of the three films received, taking into consideration the technical aspects of the cinema, the presentation of the story, the emotional analysis of the characters and the artistry of the presentation.

This year’s Oscar Awards will be held on Sunday, March 12, at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. In Nepal, there is an eight-member International Feature Film Selection Committee chaired by Bimal Paudel.

Laxmi Nath Sharma, Pradeep Kumar Udaya, Rajendra Shalabh, Raju Bikram Thapa, Samipya Timalsena, Lokendra Parajuli (Kapil), Chiranjibi Guragain are the members of the committee.

Source : TRN,