Vidya Balan(Co-Producer) Raises The Bar, " Natkhat" Nominated for The Oscar 2021 Race
Indian short film directed by Shaan Vyas and written by Vyas and Annukampa Harsh
Vidya Balan starer Natkhat, now officially enters the Oscar 2021 Race.
Directed by Shaan Vyas, this 33-minute long short film communicates the message of gender violence, patriarchal and misogynistic society through Sonu and his mom played by Sanika Patel and Vidya respectively.
Actress Vidya Balan took to her social media and made the official announcement. She shared, “So so so Thrilled that our film #NATKHAT is in the RACE FOR THE #OSCARS2021 after 2020 filled with prestigious international film festivals @mesopystic @RonnieScrewvala @RSVPMovies @SanayaIZohrabi @FontOfThinking”
Vidya, who is also the co-producer of the movie, portrays the character of a woman who bears the brunt of patriarchy at home. A nameless ghunghat-clad woman of the household, her character resonates with many women in the semi-rural and rural houses.
Vidya Balan starrer short film, Natkhat, focuses predominantly on toxic masculinity in public, and today, it is in the race for Oscars 2021 - Best Short Film (Live Action) category.The official handle of RSVP Movies also shared the news. It said, “Thrilled that our film #NATKHAT is in the RACE FOR THE #OSCARS2021 after 2020 filled with prestigious International Film Festivals