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

Bittu, Tahira Kashyap

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

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.

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