Kamil and Hania Chima, the young makers of this year’s critically acclaimed movie ‘Laal Kabootar’, have added another feather to their cap as their debut feature is picked for Oscar consideration in the category of Best Foreign Language Film.

The decision was announced by the Pakistan Academy Selection Committee, chaired by two-time Oscar winning documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.

LAAL KABOOTAR is Pakistan's official nomination for Oscars 2020 consideration-1568615599528

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will release its longlist for all award categories in December this year. The complete and final list of Oscar nominees shall be announced in January 2020, ahead of the 92nd Academy Awards.

‘Laal Kabootar’ is an edgy thriller which features Ahmed Ali Akbar and Mansha Pasha in the lead. It is directed by Kamal Khan.