Pulimurugan songs in race for Oscar nominations
The songs from the Mohanlal starrer movie ‘Pulimurugan’ has made it to the longlist that are eligible for Oscar nominations.
The two songs from the movie have been included in the list of 70 songs that will race for nomination in the 'Best Original Song' category for the 90th Academy Awards.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday announced the list which includes 'Kaadanayum Kaalchilambe' and 'Maanathe Maarikurumbe' from Pulimurugan. The songs of the movie are composed by Gopi Sundar.
The final list of Oscar nominations will be out on January 23 and the award function will be held on March 4.
This is the second time, a regional language song from India is entering the list for Oscar nominations.
Earlier, the compositions from Malayalam movie Jalam composed by Ouseppachan, had been among the 74 songs contending for nominations in the Best Original Song category at the 88th Academy Awards.