Oscars 2020: India's 'Gully Boy' drops out of final race, check out which films made it

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Dec 17, 2019, 10.50 AM(IST)

A poster of the film 'Gully Boy'. Photograph:( Twitter )

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Among those selected, 'Pain and Glory' and 'Parasite' made it to the list after being in news for the larger part of the year for their storylines. 

Sad news alert coming straight from Hollywood as Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Gully Boy’ did not make it to the final list at Oscars 2020. 

The Academy revealed its shortlisted names across different categories and one that caught our attention was the International Feature Film list that was previously popularly known as Best Foreign Language Film category. India sent ‘Gully Boy’ this year at the Oscars hoping that finally Apna Time Aayega but alas. 

Ten films were announced to have made it to the final list and ‘Gully Boy’ missed a mention. The ten films that made it to the final cutoff for Oscars 2020 are ‘The Painted Bird’ from Czech Republic, ‘Truth and Justice’ from Estonia, ‘Les Misérables’ from France, ‘Those Who Remained’ from Hungary, ‘Honeyland’ from North Macedonia, ‘Corpus Christi’ from Poland, ‘Beanpole’ from Russia, ‘Atlantics’ from Senegal, ‘Parasite’ from South Korea, ‘Pain and Glory’ from Spain. 

The shortlisted films across different categories were also announced including that in Documentary Feature, International Feature Film, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Live-Action Short Film, Make-Up and Hairstyling, Documentary Short Subject, Animated Short Film and Visual Effects. 

Academy members will choose winners for Oscars 2020 from these final nominees: 

International Feature Film
The Painted Bird, Czech Republic
Truth and Justice, Estonia
Les Misérables, France
Those Who Remained, Hungary
Honeyland, North Macedonia
Corpus Christi, Poland
Beanpole, Russia
Atlantics, Senegal
Parasite, South Korea
Pain and Glory, Spain

Documentary Feature
American Factory
The Apollo
Apollo 11
The Biggest Little Farm
The Cave
The Edge of Democracy
For Sama
The Great Hack
Knock Down the House
Midnight Family
One Child Nation

Documentary Short Subject
After Maria
Fire in Paradise
Ghosts of Sugar Land
In the Absence
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)
Life Overtakes Me
The Nightcrawlers
St. Louis Superman
Stay Close
Walk Run Cha-Cha

Make-Up and Hairstyling
Dolemite Is My Name
Downton Abbey
Little Women
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Music (Original Score)
Avengers: Endgame
The Farewell
Ford v Ferrari
Frozen II
Jojo Rabbit
The King
Little Women
Marriage Story
Motherless Brooklyn
Pain and Glory
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Music (Original Song)
Speechless from Aladdin
Letter to My Godfather from The Black Godfather
I'm Standing With You from Breakthrough
Da Bronx from The Bronx USA
Into the Unknown from Frozen 2
Stand Up from Harriet
Catchy Song from The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Never Too Late from The Lion King
Spirit from The Lion King
Daily Battles from Motherless Brooklyn
A Glass of Soju from Parasite
(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again from Rocketman
High Above the Water from Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away from Toy Story 4
Glasgow from Wild Rose

Live-Action Short Film
The Christmas Gift
Little Hands
Miller & Son
Nefta Football Club
The Neighbors’ Window
A Sister
Sometimes, I Think About Dying

Animated Short Film
Dcera (Daughter)
Hair Love
He Can't Live Without Cosmos
Hors Piste
Mind My Mind
The Physics of Sorrow
Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days

Visual Effects
Alita: Battle Angel
Avengers: Endgame
Captain Marvel
Gemini Man
The Irishman
The Lion King
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Terminator: Dark Fate

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