Read Tahira Kashyap’s note as short film Bittu makes it to the Oscars

Bittu is a part of a cinema collective called ‘Indian Women Rising’ initiated by Ekta Kapoor, Tahira Kashyap Khurrana and Guneet Monga.

Bittu, Tahira Kashyap
Source: Twitter

Academy Awards i.e. the Oscars released the shortlisted contenders for the category of ‘Live Action Short Film’ and India’s short film ‘Bittu’ has made it in! The film + On this joyous news, Tahira took to her social media to express how she feels.

In a post, she shared the list of selected short films for Oscars 2021 and said, “#bittu is in the top 10 for the 93rd Academy Awards! Our first project under
@IndWomenRising may you shine @KarishmaDube This is so amazing! @ektarkapoor
@guneetm @RuchikaaKapoor”

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Directed by Karishma Dev Dube, ‘Bittu’ is a film centring around a little 8-year-old girl who attempts to do something major by herself when her entire community turns their back on to the matter. It is inspired by the 2013 school poisoning incident.