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
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#bittu is in the top 10 for the 63rd Academy Awards! Our first project under @IndWomenRising may you shine @KarishmaDube ⭐️
This is so amazing! @ektarkapoor @guneetm @RuchikaaKapoor 💜 pic.twitter.com/ZWUWcuv6bH
— Tahira Kashyap Khurrana (@tahira_k) February 10, 2021
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.