Malayalam Survival Drama 2018 is India’s official Oscar entry this year

Malayalam Survival Drama 2018 is India’s official Oscar entry this year

Malayalam Survival Drama 2018 is India’s official Oscar entry this year


Malayalam survival drama 2018: Everyone is a Hero has been chosen as India’s official entry to the best foreign language film category at the 96th Academy Awards.

What are the Oscar Awards?

The Oscars also referred to as the Academy Awards, are prestigious awards that honor excellence in the motion picture industry. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) awards them each year. The accolades reward both aesthetic and technical accomplishments in cinema, and they are largely considered among the most distinguished awards in the sector both domestically and internationally.

What are the key features of the Oscars?

  • Categories for Awards: The Oscars recognize several filmmaking-related categories, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Actress in Leading and Supporting Roles, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects, and many others. These categories include a variety of cinematic accomplishments.
  • Oscar Statuette: The Oscar statuette is a well-known emblem of the ceremony. It shows a knight standing atop a cinema reel while wielding a sword in the Art Deco fashion. This statuette is well known and has come to represent excellence in the film business.
  • The Academy Awards are the world’s first entertainment awards show, which has historical significance. The Academy Awards have a lengthy history in the cinema business, having been presented for the first time in 1929. The Oscars were initially broadcast on radio during the second ceremony in 1930, and they were first carried on television in 1953, considerably extending their popularity and importance.
  • Global Impact: The Oscars are important not only in the US but also around the world. A filmmaker’s career can be considerably boosted by winning an Oscar, and the picture will get notoriety around the world.
  • The Oscars are the oldest of the four prominent annual American entertainment awards, and they have a significant impact on other honours. Other significant honours in the entertainment industry, including the Tony Awards for theatre, the Emmy Awards for television and the Grammy Award for Music are modelled after the Academy Awards.

Which film was nominated for the 2024 Oscars from India?

  • “2018: Everyone is a Hero” has been selected as India’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 96th Academy Awards.

Which are the other films from Malayalam that have been nominated for Oscars in the past?

  • “Guru” (1997), “Adaminte Makan Abu” (2011), and “Jallikattu” (2019), the previous three Malayalam movies submitted, did not earn any Oscar nominations.


In conclusion, the Oscars’ choice of “2018: Everyone is a Hero” is a tremendous endorsement of Malayalam cinema’s calibre and capacity to tackle pressing societal concerns. The film is a notable selection for India’s official Oscar submission due to its representation of cooperation during a crisis and its emphasis on climate warming.