Guwahati: Adil Hussain starrer Indian film ‘Saving Chintu’ has been qualified for the Oscars, revealed the director Tushar Tyagi.
The film has two Assamese actors, Adil Hussain as the older version of Chintu opposite model-actress Dipannita Sharma, who portrays the character of ‘Mira’, who is also a friend to the gay couple.
The cast also includes Bollywood-based American actor Edward Sonnenblick and Los Angeles-based actor Sachin Bhatt, who performs the role of gay couple.
‘Saving Chintu’ revolves around an Indian-American gay couple who are in India to adopt a child. The film sheds light on the challenges faced by LGBTQ community and also brings more complex issues like child adoption and HIV to perspective.
It is a touching story about two-married man settled in the States, who want to save a young HIV positive boy Chintu, and wish to make him part of their small family. The film will leave your heart filled with hope and positivity toward the end of its 30-min-run time.
The short film will possibly run for the Oscars in the live-action short film category.
Adil Hussain, who is also one of the producers of the film, is known for his critically acclaimed performances in award winning films such as Life of PI, Mukti Bhavan, Hotel Salvation and many more.