N Shankar, Telugu filmmaker, has been nominated by Film Federation to be a part of the 16 member jury of the Oscar Screening Committee, which will select the India's official entry at the Oscar 2013. The selection committee comprising of filmmakers, artistes and technicians from all over the country will be viewing films nominated from India, on September 17, in Hyderabad. "I feel privileged to have been nominated for the responsibility. I'm looking forward to watching the best movies made in the country in the last year," said the director, who has earlier served as jury of Nandi Awards, National Awards and International Film Festival of India.
Story first published: Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 9:16 [IST]