Aamir Khan did it again! And this time with his directorial debut ‘Taare Zameen Par‘. No wonder the movie acclaimed huge applause not only from the public but also from the critics for dramatizing eight-year-old dyslexia child story. Earlier Aamir Khan Starrer ‘Lagaan‘ was also nominated for the Oscars in 2001.
‘Taare Zameen Par’ written by Amole Gupte was released in 2007 deals with a story of a eight-year-old dyslexia child, who fights against the ambitious wish of his parents and teachers. Without understanding what the child wants, there was a constant pressure on him to “Perform” before Aamir steps in and realizes the problem. Aamir Khan slowly proves everyone that with a little “Special Attention” the same boy can do wonders.
The movie is said to have done more than Rs. 130 crores business and made Darsheel Safari who plays Ishaan Avasthi, the eight-year old boy the overwrite star. Darsheel recently signed for another movie to be directed by Priyadarshan [read more…].
There were other movies in the list, which were the other probables for the Oscar Nomination – Marathi films ‘Valu’ and ‘Tingya’, Nishikant Kamat’s ‘Mumbai Meri Jaan’, Neeraj Pandey’s ‘A Wednesday’, Ashutosh Gowarikar’s ‘Jodhaa Akbar’, Farhan Akhtar’s ‘Rock On!’, Subhash Ghai’s ‘Black and White’ and Telugu film ‘Ghanyam’.
We hope ‘Taare Zameen Par’ will definitely get the award and will make India Proud. The award ceremony will be held on February 22, 2009.