Director Rajkumar Hirani’s 3 Idiots has been nominated for the 37th Japan Academy Awards in the best Outstanding Foreign Language Film category
The movie, which released in India December 23, 2009, was a blockbuster. It featured Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi, R Madhavan and Kareena Kapoor.
According to the awards’ official website, 3 Idiots, mentioned as “I’m sure, go well”, has been nominated with international movies like Captain Phillips, Django Unchained, Gravity and Les Miserables.
The movie, which criticised the education system in India without being too preachy, released in Japan in June 2013.
The Japan Academy Awards is an annual award ceremony established in 1978 by the Nippon Academy Award Association. It will take place on March 7 at the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa in Tokyo.