An Indian jury passed up Sardar Udham as the country’s official entry for Oscars 2022 as the film “projects hatred towards British”.
The film directed by Shoojit Sircar follows the life of Sardar Udham Singh, a revolutionary freedom fighter.
Explaining why the film wasn’t selected, Indian composer Indraadip Dasgupta toldTimes of India: “Sardar Udham is a little lengthy and harps on the Jallianwala Bagh incident.”
He added: “It is an honest effort to make a lavish film on an unsung hero of the Indian freedom struggle.
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