documentary written by Sushmit Gosh and directed by Rintu Thomas writing with fire makes its way to oscars.
There is a huge pride we take in as the Indian documentary writing with fire got nominated for the Oscar. Feeling proud already let’s dig in to the details of this proud moment. In the 94th academy awards the Indian documentary ‘writing with fire ‘was nominated in best documentary category. On the top of it is the only work of art which surfaced in the Oscars this year.
Rintu Thomas the director of the film was euphoric in her way. And was highly excited. Her reaction went viral on social media. The fans felt elated and congratulated her. Consequently, as it was a proud moment for the country people were showering their praises from all the corners of the country. Farhan Akhtar took to his social media and congratulated rintu Thomas for great achievement
Sushmit gosh has written the film and Rintu Thomas has directed it. Ali Fazal has retweeted Rintu Thomas where she expressed happiness and gratitude for the honour showered on her.
Varun Grover the lyricist also congratulated the team for their work. The film writing with the fire is based on the only newspaper run by the Dalit women of the country ‘KHABAR LAHARIYA’.
For all those who are unversed we shall take you what is kahabar lahariya. It is newspaper as mentioned. The NGO Nirantar has started it from chitrakoot which is in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh in year 2002. The NGO is based in Delhi.
The film also has premiere in Sundance film festival and it grabbed two awards in 2021. Along with the audience award it also took away for special jury award for making the difference in the world of cinema award.
In an interview shushmit ghosh has said that while writing the film he and rintu always wanted to bring the resilience and hope on the screen.
The film revolves around Meera and her band of 5 sister. Also, It shows how in the age of digitalisation the women have taken up the biggest cause within the walls of their homes.
It shows women pleading on the behalf of the victim of caste and gender violence. Furthermore,film also narrates the indifference and incompetence of the local police in stopping incidents like these.
The film changes the course of how social topics like these have been touched over the past few years.
Interestingly, jai bhim movie starring actor Surya was also one of the nominations from India. But it could not make to the nominations.
Leslie Jordan and Tracee Ellis ross had announced the nominations for 94th academy awards 2021.