National Award winning Assamese director Rima Das is a relieved woman today. Finally she has been granted Rs.1 crore by the Assamese government to promote her film Village Rockstars which has been selected as India’s official entry for Oscars 2019 in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
Since the film’s announcement for next year’s Oscars, Rima had been struggling to get funds to promote her small budget film in Hollywood.
The film has already garnered rave reviews across other film festivals around the world wherever it was showcased earlier.
On IMDB, the film enjoys a healthy 7.5 ratings.