Though the expected entry of Rajkumar Rao's 'Newton' is out from Oscar list, it seems India's Oscar hope is still on. This time the entry is marked from a South Indian blockbuster film.
Two songs from the ace actor Mohanlal's super hit movie Pulimurugan is competing with seventy other songs for the Academy Awards this year. Kaadanayum Kaalchilambe, Maanathe Maarikkurumbe, the two songs which were tuned by Gopi Sundar are the two among the seventy. From this list, five songs will actually compete in the final round. The Oscars will be announced on 23rd January 2018.
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70 ORIGINAL SONGS VIE FOR 2017 OSCAR®