Popular actor Suriya has been invited to become a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences committee. Along with Suriya, Bollywood actor Kajol too has received the invitation; these two, together have become two prominent Indian figures to have received the invitation.
The Tamil actor, Suriya, who had already made the nation proud with his film ‘Jai Bhim’, has become the first regional artist from India to become a member of the Academy Class 2022. The committee comprises internationally reputed actors, directors, writers, editors, costume designers and executives from across the world.
The news of Suriya being sent out the invitation for joining the committee was shared by trade analyst Ramesh Bala. He shared the news on his Twitter handle, stating that Suriya is the first South actor to have received such an invitation.
“Actor @Suriya_offl becomes the first Tamil/South Indian Actor to be invited to join the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.. #Oscars,” Ramesh Bala tweeted from his Twitter handle. Apart from Suriya and Kajol, directors Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh are also on the list.