Soorari Pottru in Oscar race

Suriya’s Soorarai Pottru, directed by Sudha Kongara Prasad, has entered the Oscar race under multiple categories.

Rajsekar Pandian, one of the producers of the 2D Entertainment, took to Twitter to convey the news to the fans with screenshots of the mail from the Academy Awards committee.

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Soorarai Pottru team opted for a direct OTT release on Amazon Prime Video.

Rajsekar Pandian wrote, “Happy Republic Day! #SooraraiPottru joins OSCARS under General Category in Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Original Score & other categories! The film has been made available in the Academy Screening Room today.”

Soorarai Pottru is now available in the Academy Screening Room. Composer GV Prakash took to Twitter to express his joy over this huge achievement.

He wrote, “Am super happy to announce that Soorarai Pottru enters the Oscars Race.. including best original score category… god bless (sic).”