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Gujarati film ‘Cello Show’ is India’s official entry for Oscars 2023Achi News

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New Delhi: The Film Federation of India (FFI) on Tuesday announced Gujarati film ‘Cello Show’ (Final Show) as India’s official entry for Oscars 2023. The Last Film Show (Cello Show) is a part-autobiographical play. The charm of western Gujarat while paying homage to yesteryear cinema. It reminds us of childhood innocence and the universal magic of movies.

The film stars Pavin Rabari, Vikas Pada, Richa Meena, Bhavesh Srimali, Dipan Rawal and Rahul Kohli. The story is set against the backdrop of cinemas in India witnessing a massive shift from celluloid to digital, where hundreds of single-screen theaters stand derelict or disappear altogether. The Last Film Show (Cello Show) was Robert De Niro’s world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and has won several awards at various international film festivals, including the Golden Spike at the 66th Valladolid Film Festival in Spain. A hit during its theatrical run.

Director Phan Nalin said, “I could never have imagined that such a day would come and bring light. Cello Show is enjoying love from all over the world, but there was a pain in my heart, how can I make it discover India? Now I breathe again and believe in cinema that entertains, inspires and enlightens! Thanks FFI, thanks Jury.

Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur shared, “We are delighted and honored that our last film has been chosen to represent India at the Academy Awards. There couldn’t be a more fitting time for a film like this that celebrates the magic and wonder of cinema and the theatrical experience. When cinemas around the world are disrupted by a pandemic, audiences are reminded of their first time watching a movie in a darkened theater. We are honored to represent our country with this film, and with the support of our partners Samuel Goldwyn Films and Orange Studios, we will make sure to put on a great show at the Academy Awards!

The film will release on October 14, 2022 in theaters in Gujarat and select theaters across the country. Chhello Show beat The Kashmir Files and RRR in the Oscar race.

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