KANK selected for Oscar library

MUMBAI: Karan Johar’s Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (KANK) is said to have collected Rs 1.2 billion (Rs 120 crores) in three weeks. In the overseas market, the film has set a new record as far as collections are concerned.


The latest on KANK‘s front is that the film has found a place in the Oscar library. The script and screenplay of the film has been selected for the Margaret Herrick Library, which stores database of films from across the world. This makes it the second film after Kal Ho Naa Ho from Dharma Productions to make it to the Oscar library and the eight Indian film to do so.


On condition of anonymity, a spokesperson from Dharma Productions says, “This is really a great honour for our production house. It is our second film and a privilege to be selected alongside Clint Eastwood’s Hollywood movie, Million Dollar Baby.”

The other Indian films that have found a place in the film library include Phir Hera Pheri, Taxi No. 9211, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Ek Ajnabee, Parineeta, Salaam Namaste and Lagaan.