R… Rajkumar makes it to the Oscar library

Bollywood films are gaining increasing visibility across the globe. Some films are creating a buzz in the international sector, for their innovative scripts

Written by Priya Adivarekar | Mumbai | Updated: March 6, 2014 3:10 pm
Shahid Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha Shahid Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha

Bollywood films are gaining increasing visibility across the globe. Some films are creating a buzz in the international sector, for their innovative scripts. The Oscar Library, which had earlier selected scripts of films like Rock On!, Namastey London, Guzaarish among others, has now chosen the script of the Shahid Kapoor- Sonakshi Sinha starrer, R… Rajkumar. Producer Viki Rajani, who was thrilled with the response that the film got at the box-office, was elated when he received an invitation from the academy, requesting him to submit a copy of the script. “It’s a privilege that the script of our film has been internationally recognised, and an honour for us to be a part of the archives in the Oscar library. The film was loved by the audience and had done good business. This is a happy moment for the entire team,” mentioned Rajani. The film was also produced by Sunil Lulla of Eros International.

 

Sohail Khan’s My Punjabi Nikaah to take off in December

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Guneet Monga ventures into ad film production

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