K Viswanath’s Swatimutyam is the only Telugu film so far that was sent as official entry to the Oscars in 1986.
Numerically, Tollywood produces the largest number of films in India. Interestingly, India produces the largest number of films in the world.
Telugu films are being made lavishly but no film has substance to consider for an award remarked Sai Paranjape.
So far, eight Tamil films nominated for the Oscars from India that is terrific compared with our sole nominee. The Bollywood basks on its own glory of IIFA awards.
This year IIFA wards function will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 3 – 5 June, 2010.