The Film Federation of India has announced India's official entry to the Oscars 2023. The Gujarati film, Chhello Show, which is titled Last Film Show in English, has been selected as India's official entry to the 95th Academy Awards. It has been selected in the Best International Feature Film category.
The Gujarati movie, set to hit theatres on October 14, 2022, follows young Samay’s pursuit of the 35mm dream. The film stars Bhavin Rabari, Bhavesh Shrimali, Richa Meena, Dipen Raval and Paresh Mehta. It premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2021.
In October 2021, Chhello Show won the Golden Spike at the 66th Valladolid International Film Festival.
The two movies that were being speculated to be India’s entry for the Best International Feature Film category were The Kashmir Files and RRR, with the latter gaining the most traction in the West.