Mumbai: In a significant achievement, Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri’s directorial venture, “The Vaccine War,” is set to become a part of the ‘permanent core collection’ of the Oscar Library.
Here’s a quick rundown of the key points:
- Director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri announced on X that “The Vaccine War,” released in 2023, will join the prestigious Oscar Library. He shared a screenshot of an email he received from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
- In the email, the managing librarian at the Academy expressed interest in acquiring the screenplay of “The Vaccine War” for their permanent core collection. This collection is available for study in their reading room and is an invaluable resource for researchers, students, and film enthusiasts.
- The film, released on September 28, 2023, showcases the incredible achievements of Indian scientists who battled COVID-19 and developed a vaccine against the virus. The cast includes acclaimed actors such as Nana Patekar, Sapthami Gowda, Pallavi Joshi, Raima Sen, and Anupam Kher.
- The addition of “The Vaccine War” to the Oscar Library is a remarkable recognition of Indian cinema’s contribution to the global film landscape.
Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri’s film has garnered attention not only for its cinematic excellence but also for the inspiring story it tells about the dedication and triumph of Indian scientists in the face of a global health crisis.