‘Water’, a film by Canadian film-maker Deepa Mehta, has made it to the top five Oscar nominations under the foreign category film.
According to Hindustan times, “For Indian buffs, the Hindi-language film's inclusion would be some consolation after
I remember the headlines made regarding the opposition Mehta had faced while shooting ‘Water’ on the banks of Varanasi, the location in which the story’s made its origin, so much that the shooting had to be completed in Sri Lanka. And thinking “What would be the use of washing one’s dirty linen in public?”
However, the ‘Gods’ pulling the strings in Oscars don’t seem to agree.
‘Water’ has been nominated for Oscars.....
And the much touted, much hyped and the ‘better’ loved Rang De Basanti has been ousted from the race.
For those who cannot understand the analogy of ‘dirty linen’, I guess one word would suffice: The Da Vinci Code.