Manoj Bajpayee’s ‘Joram’ added to Oscar Library

Actor Manoj Bajpayee’s thriller drama film ‘Joram’ released in theatres on December 8 and received positive response from the audience. Now, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Library has announced the acquisition of the screenplay of the film for its distinguished Permanent Core Collection.

This acknowledges the film’s narrative and plot, firmly establishing it among the cinematic treasures maintained for study in the library’s reading room. Writer-Director Devashish Makhija shared his thoughts on this honor and said, “Creating ‘Joram’ took endless passion and commitment from a small army of brilliant people. We are thrilled to see the film’s screenplay become a part of the Academy Library’s Permanent Core Collection. This recognition from such a prestigious institution is rare, precious, and humbling. Our sincere thanks to the Academy.”

Shariq Patel, CBO, Zee Studios, expressed his gratitude, saying, “We are immensely proud that Joram has been selected for the Permanent Core Collection of the Academy Library. This recognition reflects the dedication and talent of our team at Zee Studios and the exceptional vision of writer-director Devashish Makhija. We are grateful for the love the film has received and its acknowledgment by the esteemed Academy Library.”

The film revolves around a character called Dasru played by Manoj Bajpayee. Manoj portrays a father on the run, navigating through life’s challenges with a baby strapped to him. Director Devashish Makhija weaves a tale of an outcast fighting for survival, promising to leave viewers on the edge of their seats. Apart from Bajpayee, the movie also stars Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Smita Tambe and Tannishtha Chatterjee.

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