Taare Zameen Par out of Oscar reckoning
Aamir Khan’s directorial debut Taare Zameen Par, the official Indian entry for Best Foreign Language Film category of Oscars, has lost in the preliminary rounds and failed to make the final list.
The 9 films that will advance to the to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category include: Revanche (Austria), The Necessities of Life (Canada), The Class (France), The Baader Meinhof Complex (Germany), Waltz with Bashir (Israel), Departures (Japan), Tear This Heart Out (Mexico), Everlasting Moments (Sweden) and 3 Monkeys (Turkey).
This is the second time that Aamir lost out in the race for Oscars. His film Lagaan, though made the final list, could not get the coveted award.