Ali Kazmi is a super talented descendant of endowed parents, Rahat Kazmi and Sahira Kazmi. Ali Kazmi’s Funny Boy Makes it to the Oscars– Huge Achievement.
Pakistani actor Ali Kazmi is ecstatic after discovering that his film Funny Boy has landed amongst the 366 films eligible for Best Picture at the 93rd Academy Awards. Amongst the 366 feature films that are well-thought-out and entitled for the Best Picture category at the Oscars this year, Kazmi’s Canadian film is also on the list, reported the Hollywood Reporter. His projects get fame on and off but now the actor is elated to find ‘Funny Boy’ eligible for Best Picture at the Oscars. It is undeniably, a piece of great news… well done Kazmi!
Ali Kazmi’s Funny Boy Makes it to the Oscars- Huge Achievement
Funny Boy is a theoretical version of Shyam Selvadurai’s Sri Lanka-set coming-of-age novel, with the same title. With a star-studded cast including Ingram, Nimmi Harasgama, Ali Kazmi, Agam Darshi, Seema Biswas, Rehan Mudannayake, and Shivantha Wijesinha, the film is a cinematic treat for movie freaks. It is currently available on Netflix.
Five to 10 best picture nominees will be announced by the Academy for which the voting will begin from March 5 till March 10. The final nominees will be publicized on March 15.
Kazmi Shared his Richdom on Instagram
Amidst the celebration, the Jackson Height star took to his Instagram handle as he shared a beautiful picture and penned down a gratitude note.
“What an honour and what a list to be included in! My name is right above Mathew McConaughey, so all right, all right, all right – my job is done. Our film is available on Netflix and CBC Gem!”
Further, the 39-year-old added,
“Funny boy family what a journey it has been! Eternal Thank you to the amazing creative forces, the superhuman cast and crew behind it, and thank you to The Academy for the recognition! Best of luck to all!”
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This is the highest number of films eligible for the Best Picture award selected by the Academy in 50 years. The film also shows political strains between the Sinhalese and Tamils and the vehemence that resulted in a 26-year-old civil war.
Bulks of praises for you, Ali Kazmi!