The short film titled ‘Natkhat’ starring Vidya Balan is now a part of the internationally renowned Oscar Awards 2021. It has been nominated under the category of ‘Best Short Film’ (Live Action). Vidya not only starred in the film, but it was also her debut as a producer in the industry.
The production house of the film, RSVP Movies, took to their Twitter handle to reveal this exciting announcement that has brought laurels to the country. They revealed on a post, “Thrilled that our film #NATKHAT is in the RACE FOR THE #OSCARS2021 after a 2020 filled with prestigious international film festivals ”
Thrilled that our film #NATKHAT is in the RACE FOR THE #OSCARS2021 after a 2020 filled with prestigious international film festivals @RonnieScrewvala @vidya_balan @SanayaIZohrabi @FontOfThinking @mesopystic pic.twitter.com/xtGgCVQGgv
— RSVP Movies (@RSVPMovies) January 22, 2021
Natkhat had its premiere on Youtube. It was a part of the ‘We Are One: A Global Film Festival. It was also released at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne in 2020. Directed by Shaan Vyas Natkhat was half an hour long film that called out issues like misogyny and gender equality.