Oscar Nominations: India’s 'To Kill a Tiger' - Documentary Feature

The nominations for the 96th Academy Awards have been announced. From India, documentary feature - 'To Kill a Tiger', has been nominated in the Best Documentary Feature category at the 96th Oscars.
Oscar Nominations: India’s 'To Kill a Tiger' - Documentary Feature

The nominations for the 96th Academy Awards have been announced. From India, documentary feature - 'To Kill a Tiger', has been nominated in the Best Documentary Feature category at the 96th Oscars. The film narrates the struggle of a father (Ranjit) to seek justice for his 13-year-old daughter who was sexually assaulted.

'To Kill a Tiger' has been helmed by Delhi-born Nisha Pahuja, who is presently based in Toronto. The film had earlier won the Amplify Voices Award for Best Canadian Feature Film at Toronto International Film Festival 2022.

For 2024 Academy Awards, more than 120 films and documentaries have been nominated in the categories of Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Foreign Film and Best Director. ‘Open Hammer’, ‘The Poor Things’, ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ and ‘Barbie’ are the most nominated films.

The Oscars are the most prestigious awards in the film industry. All the celebrities are eagerly waiting for this award. From India, the song 'Naatu Naatu' from the film 'RRR' won the award in the Best Original Song category in the last year.

The ‘Elephant Whispers’ also won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Film.

The 96th Academy Awards will be held in 2024 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The awards ceremony will be held on March 10 (March 11 IST).

The list of the nominations for the 96th Academy Awards here:

Best Picture:

  • American Fiction - Ben LeClair, Nikos Karamigios, Cord Jefferson and Jermaine Johnson, Producers

  • Anatomy of a Fall - Marie-Ange Luciani and David Thion, Producers

  • Barbie - David Heyman, Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley and Robbie Brenner, Producers

  • The Holdovers - Mark Johnson, Producer

  • Killers of the Flower Moon - Dan Friedkin, Bradley Thomas, Martin Scorsese and Daniel Lupi, Producers

  • Maestro - Bradley Cooper, Steven Spielberg, Fred Berner, Amy Durning and Kristie Macosko Krieger, Producers

  • Oppenheimer - Emma Thomas, Charles Roven and Christopher Nolan, Producers

  • Past Lives - David Hinojosa, Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler, Producers

  • Poor Things - Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Yorgos Lanthimos and Emma Stone, Producers

  • The Zone of Interest - James Wilson, Producer

Best Actor in a Leading Role:

  • Bradley Cooper - Maestro

  • Colman Domingo  - Rustin

  • Paul Giamatti  -  The Holdovers

  • Cillian Murphy - Oppenheimer

  • Jeffrey Wright  - American Fiction

Best Actress in a Leading Role:

  • Annette Bening -  Nyad

  • Lily Gladstone -  Killers of the Flower Moon

  • Sandra Hüller - Anatomy of a Fall

  • Carey Mulligan - Maestro

  • Emma Stone - Poor Things

Best Actor in a Supporting Role:

  • Sterling K. Brown  - American Fiction

  • Robert De Niro - Killers of the Flower Moon

  • Robert Downey Jr. -  Oppenheimer

  • Ryan Gosling - Barbie

  • Mark Ruffalo - Poor Things

Best Actress in a Supporting Role:

  • Emily Blunt - Oppenheimer

  • Danielle Brooks -  The Color Purple

  • America Ferrera - Barbie

  • Jodie Foster - Nyad

  • Da'Vine Joy Randolph - The Holdovers

Best Animated Feature Film:

  • The Boy and the Heron - Hayao Miyazaki and Toshio Suzuki

  • Elemental - Peter Sohn and Denise Ream

  • Nimona - Nick Bruno, Troy Quane, Karen Ryan and Julie Zackary

  • Robot Dreams - Pablo Berger, Ibon Cormenzana, Ignasi Estapé and Sandra Tapia Díaz

  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse - Kemp Powers, Justin K. Thompson, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Amy Pascal

Best Cinematography:

  • El Conde - Edward Lachman

  • Killers of the Flower Moon - Rodrigo Prieto

  • Maestro - Matthew Libatique

  • Oppenheimer - Hoyte van Hoytema

  • Poor Things - Robbie Ryan

Best Costume Design:

  • Barbie - Jacqueline Durran

  • Killers of the Flower Moon - Jacqueline West

  • Napoleon - Janty Yates and Dave Crossman

  • Oppenheimer - Ellen Mirojnick

  • Poor Things - Holly Waddington

Best Directing:

  • Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet

  • Killers of the Flower Moon - Martin Scorsese

  • Oppenheimer - Christopher Nolan

  • Poor Things - Yorgos Lanthimos

  • The Zone of Interest - Jonathan Glazer

Best Documentary Feature Film:

  • Bobi Wine: The People’s President - Moses Bwayo, Christopher Sharp and John Battsek

  • The Eternal Memory

  • Four Daughters - Kaouther Ben Hania and Nadim Cheikhrouha

  • To Kill a Tiger - Nisha Pahuja, Cornelia Principe and David Oppenheim

  • 20 Days in Mariupol - Mstyslav Chernov, Michelle Mizner and Raney Aronson-Rath

Best Documentary Short Film:

  • The ABCs of Book Banning - Sheila Nevins and Trish Adlesic

  • The Barber of Little Rock - John Hoffman and Christine Turner

  • Island in Between - S. Leo Chiang and Jean Tsien

  • The Last Repair Shop - Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers

  • Nǎi Nai & Wài Pó - Sean Wang and Sam Davis

Best Film Editing:

  • Anatomy of a Fall - Laurent Sénéchal

  • The Holdovers - Kevin Tent

  • Killers of the Flower Moon - Thelma Schoonmaker

  • Oppenheimer - Jennifer Lame

  • Poor Things - Yorgos Mavropsaridis

Best International Feature Film:

  • Io Capitano - Italy

  • Perfect Days - Japan

  • Society of the Snow - Spain

  • The Teachers' Lounge - Germany

  • The Zone of Interest - United Kingdom

Best Music (Original Score):

  • American Fiction - Laura Karpman

  • Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny - John Williams

  • Killers of the Flower Moon - Robbie Robertson

  • Oppenheimer - Ludwig Göransson

  • Poor Things - Jerskin Fendrix

Best Music (Original Song):

  • "The Fire Inside" from Flamin' Hot - Music and Lyric by Diane Warren

  • "I'm Just Ken" from Barbie - Music and Lyric by Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt

  • "It Never Went Away" from American Symphony - Music and Lyric by Jon Batiste and Dan Wilson

  • "Wahzhazhe (A Song For My People)" from Killers of the Flower Moon -Music and Lyric by Scott George

  • "What Was I Made For?" from Barbie - Music and Lyric by Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell

Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

  • American Fiction - Written for the screen by Cord Jefferson

  • Barbie - Written by Greta Gerwig & Noah Baumbach

  • Oppenheimer - Written for the screen by Christopher Nolan

  • Poor Things - Screenplay by Tony McNamara

  • The Zone of Interest - Written by Jonathan Glazer

Best Writing (Original Screenplay):

  • Anatomy of a Fall - Screenplay by Justine Triet and Arthur Harari

  • The Holdovers - Written by David Hemingson

  • Maestro - Written by Bradley Cooper & Josh Singer

  • May December - Screenplay by Samy Burch; Story by Samy Burch & Alex Mechanik

  • Past Lives - Written by Celine Song