Enthused about the six Oscar nominations for highly-acclaimed Korean film Parasite directed by master filmmaker Boon Joon-Ho, filmmaker Vignesh Shivan tagged Vetrimaaran to make note of his historic occasion as it’s the first time in the history of Academy awards that a Korean film has managed to bag both Best Picture and Best Foreign Film nods.
Inspiring to see #Parasite – the MasterPiece from #BongJoonHo – a socio-political thriller on class warfare getting this much acknowledgement from @TheAcademy 👏🏻
Gives the Hope that any film from any part of the world can become an OscarWinner ! @VetriMaaran note pannunga sir😇 pic.twitter.com/UPMoBRXI5k
— Vignesh Shivan (@VigneshShivN) January 14, 2020
Vetrimaaran is one of the highly successful filmmakers in Tamil who has managed to cater to both audiences and critics alike with his films. His Visaaranai was shortlisted for the Oscars longlist and his work has been admired by many in the Indian film industry including the likes of Balu Mahendra.