Rashmi Sharma, student, Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication

India‘s only film at the Oscars this year ‘Dam 999” by director Sohan Roy failed to make it to the final list of the 84th Academy awards.The movie had a chance to come in the nomination for best picture, best original song and best original score categories. The film ‘Dam 999″ depicts a story about a cracking dam built during colonial rule and revolves around nine characters and their emotions.This film was among the 265 films contending for the best picture nomination at the Oscars.