Anupam Kher, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap and Ritesh Batra have been invited to come on board as members by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Anurag Kashyap shared the news on his Twitter by simply writing, "We are the Academy". Check out the post right here:
Javed Akthar tweeted for Zoya and wrote that his daughter has been offered the membership of Oscar. Check out the tweet right here:
I am sure that fellow Indians will be happy and proud to know that my daughter Zoya Akhtar who is a well known writer- director has been offered the membership of Oscar academy which is rare honour .
— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) July 2, 2019
According to the official Oscar website, in this year's class has 50 per cent women, 20 per cent people of colour and represents 59 countries.
Some of Anupam Kher's best works in movies are Dil, Daddy, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Khosla Ka Ghosla, Special 26 and many more. He even directed a film in 2002 Om Jai Jagadish
Zoya Akhtar has entertained us with films like Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Dil Dhadkne Do and Gully Boy.
Anurag Kashyap's films include Black Friday, Gangs of Wasseypur, Dev D, Manmarziyaan to name a few. Ritesh Batra's Lunchbox and Photograph made quite the mark.
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