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Neeta Lulla Joins Oscars Voting Body, Says ‘People Are Noticing the Kind of Work Coming from India’

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Celebrated costume designer Neeta Lulla is happy to join the Oscar Panel this year, and says the role comes with a lot of responsibility. Lulla was among the 819 artistes and executives who have received invitations to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). “The responsibility it brings is the responsibility to communicate correctly. When you are part of such an esteemed jury, you need to communicate to them correctly, you need to be in sync with what they’re talking about in terms of what are the new kind of films coming up, and the genres that are coming up, be true to reading them, be true to judging the films that come to you. A great deal of responsibility goes with it,” Lulla told IANS. Ghosts: Oscars 2020 Performer Utkarsh Ambudkar to Lead CBS Comedy Pilot

The 2020 invitees also include Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Hrithik Roshan, documentary director Nishtha Jain, writer Sabrina Dhawan, casting directors Nandini Shrikent and Tess Joseph, visual effects artistes Vishal Anand and Sandeep Kamal, and V. Senthil Kumar, the co-founder of the digital streaming company Qube Cinema Technologies. The invitation, when accepted, gives one voting rights to the 93rd edition of Academy Awards. Lulla’s period films “Devdas” (2002), “Jodhaa Akbar” (2008) and “Manikarnika” (2019) were recognised by the Academy. Golden Globes 2021 To Take Place on Former Oscars Slot, Get Delayed Due to Coronavirus Concerns to February 28

“I was completely taken aback when that underlying aspect of the clip came in. And I was like, this is a body that has recognised my work and knows what ‘Devdas’ and ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ are! There’s a sense of pride that they have actually noticed these films and they have seen the work over, and then came the clip where they spoke about the visual grandeur and visual colour combinations of ‘Manikarnika’. It was like people are noticing India and people are noticing the kind of work coming from India,” declared Lulla, who was also seen in “Decoded Season 2”, a short-format fashion series on TLC and Discovery Plus app.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 02, 2020 01:26 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)

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Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

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We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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