Mumbai: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's upcoming film 'Mere Pyare Prime Minister' is creating an immense buzz ahead of its release. While the film has garnered accolades globally, netizens express their disappointment as the film didn't even earn a mention at Oscars.
Highlighting a social issue the film emotionally binds the audience in the story of a mother and son. Receiving appreciation at international film festivals and special screenings before release, Mere Pyare Prime Minister left the social media masses disheartened as the film did not qualify for Oscars. What troubled the digital audience is the film was not even mentioned for the Oscars. Depicting the same sentiment on social media, tweeple started a trend with keywords 'AFilmThatDidntGoToOscar' and 'Mere Pyare Prime Minister'.
Here are a few tweets:
MPPM looks so honest. Must be a great movie with Oscar winning content. But its AFilmThatDidnt GoToOSCAR. pic.twitter.com/BWV8QIi2NE— राजपुरोहित 🇮🇳 (@Rajpurohit_7) March 13, 2019
its too good.. Mere Pyare PM is grievingly AFilmThatDidnt GoToOSCAR. pic.twitter.com/WKqOVOlJ92— 🌟Neha jadon 🇮🇳 (@jadon_neha1) March 13, 2019
MPPM was a great contender for Oscar's. It's a film AFilmThatDidnt GoToOSCAR sadly. pic.twitter.com/j0sXbEmS74— 🌟Neha jadon 🇮🇳 (@jadon_neha1) March 13, 2019
Mere Pyare Prime Minister found its location in Ghatkopar East, where an entire hill is covered by the slums. The Slums of Mumbai are more than the high rise of the city. After Gully Boy, Mere Pyare Prime Minister is the second film of the year that will have a backdrop of the slums.
Delivering a social message with an emotional storyline yet again, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra who has earlier helmed 'Rang De Basanti', 'Delhi-6', amongst others is all set to present 'Mere Pyare Prime Minister'.
The film starring National award-winning actress Anjali Patil, Makarand Deshpande, Rasika Agashe, Sonia Albizuri and Nachiket Purnapatre brings together power-packed performances. The musical trio of Shankar Ehsan Loy joins hands for the music to the lyrics penned by Gulzar.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's directorial 'Mere Pyare Prime Minister' is all set to release on 15th March 2019.