With 32 critic and industry awards so far, and Oscar nominations voting now less than 10 days away, ‘RRR’ is certainly on a list of hopefuls, where Steven Spielberg with his semi-autobiography is among the leading contenders. are one. ‘The Fablemans’ and Cate Blanchett are locked in an interesting battle of nerves with Michelle Yeoh.
And awards season is just around the corner, with the Palm Springs Film Festival starting this weekend and the Golden Globes and Critics’ Choice Awards on their way to mark their first televised ceremonies of the season.
To find out who stands where, we turned to Variety, which has been tracking where the awards have been so far. SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’ starring Ram Charan and Jr NTR has won the most awards for Best International Feature (nine, compared to seven for Korean ‘Decision to Leave’, which won the Cannes 2022 Best Director award for Park Chan-wook). ) and Best Original Score (by MM Keeravani, aka MM Krem for Hindi cinema watchers) — four nods, behind the five won by ‘The Batman’ and ‘Babylon’ and ‘Guillermo del Toro’ Above three of Pinocchio’s.
Ironically, though, ‘RRR’ is not India’s official entry – it is Pan Nalin’s Gujarati film, ‘Chello Show’ (The Last Show) – but the Tollywood blockbuster’s US promoter, Variance Films, included it in all award categories. Is.
The leaders in other main categories are:
Best Picture: ‘Everything Together Everywhere’ – 16
Best Director: The Daniels (Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert) for “Everything Everywhere All at Once” – 16
best Actor: Colin Farrell (‘The Banshees of Inishrin’) – 16; Brendan Fraser (‘The Whale’) – nine
best Actress: Michelle Yeoh (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”) – 15; Cate Blanchett (“Tar”) – 11
Best Supporting Actor: Ke Huay Quan (‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’) – 24
best Supporting Actress: Kerry Condon (“The Banshees of Inishrin”) – nine
Original Screenplay: ‘The Banshees of Inishrin’ – 15; ‘Everything Together Everywhere’ – 10
Animated Feature: ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio’ – 14; ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’ – eight
Shading: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ – 15
film Editing: ‘Everything Together Everywhere’ – 10
Oscars throws a real surprise every season and this year is going to be no different. But this list of leaders is an indication of what the people whose votes will decide who will go home with the prized idol are thinking today.
SS Rajamouli’s RRR featured Jr NTR, Ram Charan in lead roles with Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Shriya Saran, Samuthirakani, Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody and Olivia Morris in lead roles. The film releases in Indiana theaters on March 25, 2022.