After an Oscar nomination for his ‘Lagaan’, Ashutosh Gowarikar latest film ‘Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey’ has got a place in the Oscar Library.
The Library of the Academy of Motion Picture and Science has asked Gowariker for his screenplay of ‘Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey’ for the permanent core collection which is made for filmmakers, writers, actors and students worldwide for their research work.
The merits of this selection is not based on box office performance of the film but mainly on the artistic merits, original screenplay with a substance and the film as a whole.
‘Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey’, presented by PVR Pictures and jointly produced by Ajay Bijli, Sanjeev Bijli and Sunita A Gowariker is the latest Bollywood film to have its script chosen for the prestigious Oscar Library.
Recently, the script of Karan Johar’s ‘My Name Is Khan’ was chosen for the Oscar Library.
‘Khelein hum Jee Jaan Sey’ has lyrics by Javed Akhtar, music by Sohail Sen, costume design by Neeta Lulla, art direction by Nitin Desai and direction of photography by Kiiran Deohans.