By A Newsman
Kolkata, 08 September: NOTED fashion designer from Kolkata, Agnimitra Paul, has been made a member of the jury that has been set up to select India’s nomination to the Academy Awards 2018.
Film Federation of India (FFI), which is mandated with the task, has picked up Paul for the jury that will select the nomination for ‘The Best Foreign Language Film’ category. Telugu filmmaker C V Reddy is the chairman of the jury.
This is the second time that the fashion designer has been made a member of the jury for Oscar nomination. Earlier in 2012, she played the same role in the jury chaired by ace director Gautam Ghosh.
FFI is to send the chosen entry to the Academy Awards panel by 1 October.