Gyan Correa’s debut Gujarati movie The Good Road was on 21 September 2013 nominated as India’s official entry to 2014 Oscars in the Best Foreign Film category. The Good Road is a 2013 Indian drama film written and directed by Gyan Correa.
The film has been chosen over films like The Lunchbox , Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, English Vinglish, Malayalam film Celluloid and Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroopam.
The film, The Good Road, the story of a boy who is lost and found while his family is on a holiday trip to the Kutch. Gujarat.
The Good Road movie is produced by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), the film stars Keval Katrodia as seven-year-old Aditya who loses his way in the desert. The movie also stars Sonali Kulkarni and actor Ajay Gehi as Aditya's parents.
The story of three individuals on a highway, The Good Road, widely shot in Kutch district in Gujarat, had clinched the National Award for Best Feature Film (Gujarati) in 2013.
India has never won a Foreign Language Film Oscar. So far in the history of Indian cinema, only three Bollywood films, including Mehboob Khan's Mother India (1957), Mira Nair's Salaam Bombay (1988) and Ashutosh Gowariker's Lagaan (2001), have made it to the nomination stage of the Oscar.
When: 21 September 2013