Produced by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), 'The Good Road' is about two children who lose their way in the Great Rann of Kutch.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi expressed his delight over the selection of the 'The Good Road' for the Oscars.
"Delighted to know that Gujarati film 'The Good Road' has been chosen to represent India at Oscars. Congrats to cast and crew. My best wishes," Modi said.
Director-producer Karan Johar, who turned presenter for 'The Lunchbox', a film directed by Ritesh Batra and produced by Anurag Kashyap, expressed his shock and disappointment over the rejection of their film for the Oscars nomination.
"Really shocked and dissapointed....#LUNCHBOX had every factor working in its favour...we may have just lost our golden chance....SAD!!!" Johar tweeted.
--IBNS (Posted on 23-09-2013)