Esha Deol's Care Of Footpath 2 in Race for Oscars 2016, Hema Malini 'Proud'

  | September 26, 2015 18:34 IST (Mumbai)
Esha Deol

A poster from the film Care of Footpath 2

"Wonderful news which I must share with all of you! Esha's bilingual movie in Kannada and Hindi has made a lateral entry into the 2016 Oscars! Premiere will be in Los Angeles, USA, in October, before release in India. The movie will be released in Hollywood style with a lot of fanfare," wrote Hema Malini on Twitter

It's going to be a double boost for India at the upcoming 88th Academy Awards. After Chaitanya Tamhane's Marathi film Court, the Kannada film Care Of Footpath 2, starring Esha Deol, has been selected as a lateral entry for the Academy Awards. The actress' mother Hema Malini says it's a 'proud' moment for her. Directed by Guinness World Record making director Kishan Shrikanth, Care Of Footpath 2 is a sequel of the 2006 film and also features actress Avika Gor. Hema Malini shared the news on Twitter in a series of posts:

Care of Footpath 2 will release in Hindi as Kill Them Young.
Court has been announced as India's official entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category for Oscars.