Rajasekar Pandian of 2D Entertainment has announced that the Suriya starrer Soorarai Pottru has been made available at the Academy Screening Room, so that members of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences can view the film for votes and nomination for their annual awards i.e. the Oscars.
Happy Republic Day! #SooraraiPottru joins OSCARS under General Category in Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Original Score & other categories! The film has been made available in the Academy Screening Room today 👍🏼👍🏼 @Suriya_offl #SudhaKongara @gvprakash @TheAcademy pic.twitter.com/6Pgem7ZUSy— Rajsekar Pandian (@rajsekarpandian) January 26, 2021
Soorarai Pottru had released on the Amazon Prime Video OTT platform and in 2020 and has primarily been submitted for Best Actor (Suriya), Best Actress, Best Director (Sudha Kongara) and Best Original Score (G.V. Prakash) categories.
The Tamil film is based on the life of Air Deccan CEO B.R. Gopinath and also stars Aparna Balamurali, Urvashi and Karunas among others.