Esha Deol’s Juvenile crime film ‘CARE OF FOOTPATH 2 (Kill Them Young) makes ‘lateral’ entry into the Oscar Awards!
Though COURT must have been the official entry for the Best Foreign language Film category race, south director Kishan Srikkanth’s film ‘Care of Foothpath 2’ (Kill them Young) starring ESHA DEOL, has made a ‘lateral’ entry for the OSCAR 2016. The director Kishan Srikkanth’s, is known as the boy who features in the Guinness book of records for being the youngest director of a feature film at 9 years.
The movie is an action film, based on the story of four slum teenagers who are believed to be criminals. Kishan spent two years researching juvenile crime for the movie.
Explaining the ‘Lateral’ entry, Kishan says that film competes in that category so that they are open to compete for many awards in all categories of technicians and actors, like Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor in a leading role, Best Adaptive Screenplay etc. as per the guidelines of Academy Awards. The film also fulfils intricate technical specifications with regard to the quality of sound, picture, and such other parameters which they adhered to while shooting the movie. The Academy loves films which have unique scripts and different and follow high creative standards.
Says the 19 year old prodigy Kishan “We are thankful to Esha ma’am. We approached her for the challenging role of an advocate who specializes in juvenile crime. She absolutely loved the concept and came onboard. She was so supportive. The film is a sequel to my 2006 film, which deals with juvenile delinquency. We got in touch with the Academy a year and half ago who explained to us that besides our creative script, the strict standards and technical specifications. Besides the film has to be released in the USA with all publicity in the mainstream media and get it reviewed and rated. We would be releasing the film in October in Los Angeles (USA), and have earmarked a budget for the same”
Besides Esha Deol, the film also stars well known TV artiste Avika Gor. Kishan hopes that with his film, the flood gates will open for Indian made films in the mainstream category for the Academy Awards. The race for the OSCARS, has
Juvenile crime film ‘CARE OF FOOTPATH 2 (Kill Them Young) makes ‘lateral’ entry into the Oscar Awards!