"The starting point of all achievement is desire! There you are! Heartiest Congratulations. Jackie Chan," Sonu Sood tweeted
Mr Chan accepted his award, calling it a 'dream,' and shared his memories growing up and watching the Oscars with his parents
"China usually makes very huge, over-the-top films, and when only your film out of those goes to the Oscars, you feel really proud," Sonu Sood said.
Sonu shared the news on Twitter and posted his look from the film. "Xuanzang an official entry to Oscars. Fingers crossed," he wrote
Mr Chan, 62, the Hong Kong-born star of Hollywood movies such as Kung Fu Panda, The Karate Kid and the Rush Hour franchise, will join documentary maker Frederick Wiseman, British film editor Anne V Coates and casting director Lynn Stalmaster as recipients of the 2016 Governors Awards