It’s a proud moment for India, as two prominent figures from Indian cinema, Suriya Sivakumar and Kajol have been invited to become a member of The Academy.
Suriya is the first Tamil actor to be invited to the Oscar organiser’s membership committee. On Tuesday (June 28), The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 397 artists and executives to join the Class of 2022. Among the list, Suriya, Kajol and Reema Kagti will represent India this year. This is indeed a huge achievement for the Tamil actor. Also Read: Ranbir Kapoor To Deepika Padukone: Bollywood Stars Who Hiked Their Fees Overnight Post A Film’s Success
SURIYA IN OSCAR 2022 COMMITTEE
Suriya’s Jai Bhim and Soorarai Pottru, which was released on Amazon Prime Video, fetched international recognition. Though he has had many blockbuster films under his credit, these two films reached a wider audience.
Now, Suriya has been selected to join the Oscar organiser’s membership ranks. The Class of 2022 will include 71 Oscar nominees and 15 winners. Suriya is the first Tamil actor to join the Oscar committee. This is indeed a phenomenal honour for the actor. Also Read: Yash’s KGF 2 Fails To Break Salman Khan Starrer Sultan’s Record, Know Box Office Numbers
KAJOL IN OSCAR 2022 COMMITTEE
Apart from SS, Bollywood actress Kajol has also been invited to be a part of the Academy class. The actress has impressed the globe by giving out superlative performances in My Name Is Khan and Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham.
Speaking about Suriya, the actor has carved a niche for himself by being a part of progressive cinema. His 2020 film Sorarai Pottru was also hailed as a path-breaker, and now, the film is been now officially remade in Hindi. Suriya is producing the Hindi remake that stars Akshay Kumar, and Radhika Madan in the lead role. Suriya confirmed his cameo by taking this to his social media. Also Read: Vikram Vedha Remake Budget Increased! Hrithik Roshan Suggests A Grand Set In Dubai