Vivek Agnihotri’s The Kashmir Files Makes to Oscars 2023 Reminder List and the news leaves Music Director Rohit Sharma ecstatic.
Vivek Agnihotri’s The Kashmir Files Makes to Oscars 2023 Reminder List
January 9, 2023 saw the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announcing a list of 301 feature films eligible for the Oscars. Out of the selected Indian Films, the one which has created the most sensation among viewers in the year gone by, is The Kashmir Files, directed by Vivek Agnihotri. This film has stellar performances from lead actors like Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi, Mithun Chakraborty and Darshan Kumar. It was equally lauded for its soul-stirring music, composed and directed by Rohit Sharma.
Rohit Sharma, music composer of The Kashmir Files, exclaims, “This is the best start one can have to the new year! I was on top of the world when I received the news.”
The theme music of The Kashmir Files was recorded with musicians of the Budapest Art Orchestra at East Connection Music Recording Studio, Budapest. It set the emotional stage of the entire film and touched the hearts of the audience, thus, successfully acing the essence of the film. The worldwide gross box office collection of The Kashmir Files was approximately 340 crores.
In the past, Rohit Sharma has composed music for titles such as Ship Of Theseus, Buddha In A Traffic Jam, Anaarkali of Arrah and The Tashkent Files and has always received wide acclaim.
Rohit Sharma has also composed the songs and background score of the film The Signature starring Anupam Kher and Mahima Choudhary, written and directed by Gajendra Ahire. Other upcoming releases that he has composed music for include Mansi (starring Rinku Rajguru of Sairat fame), written and directed by Ram Mahindra and Dhatura by writer-director duo Vimal Chandra Pandey and Sandeep Mishra.
His forthcoming project includes a Bollywood film, set in Chandigarh, the song lyrics of which have all been written by renowned lyricist Shellee. Shellee has been attributed with having composed lyrics for titles such as Dev D, Udta Punjab, Mannmarziyaan and Almost Pyaar with DJ Mohabbat.
Besides The Kashmir Files, the reminder list for the Oscars also includes other Indian films namely, Kantara, Mi Vasantrao, RRR, Gangubai Kathiawadi, Chhello Show, Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, Iravin Nizhal and Vikrant Rona.
Director Vivek Agnihotri announced the same on Twitter, early Tuesday.
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