Girish Malik’s Jal finds place in Oscar probables list
Girish Malik’s National Award winning film Jal has found a place in the Oscar contenders of 2014 in two categories -- Best Picture and Best Original Score.
The film, which has the backdrop of water scarcity and tells the story of Bakka, a person gifted with a special ability to find water in the desert, features in the reminder list of productions eligible for the 87th Academy Awards.
The film’s screenplay has also been invited to the Oscar Library for their permanent core collection
The film features Purab Kohli, Kirti Kulhari and Tannishtha Chatterjee in prominent roles. Malik, says that it is wonderful to get noticed on such a huge platform.