The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has unveiled its list of contenders for next year’s original song category, with 70 films making the list.
To be eligible, a song must contain both words and music and be specifically written for a film released this year. The list will eventually be narrowed down to five nominees.
Oscars 2018: Two songs From Mohanlal’s Pulimurugan Nominated For Academy Awards.
Music Score of Pulimurugan done by Gopi Sundar.
Songs shortlisted for original song category from India are as below;
“Kaadanayum Kaalchilambe” from “Pulimurugan”
“Maanathe Maarikurumbe” from “Pulimurugan”
The 2018 Oscar nominations will be announced Jan. 23, with the awards ceremony scheduled for March 4 at 6:30 p.m. ET.