Aamir hopes 'Taare...' has strong impact on Oscar jury

New Delhi, Sep 20(IANS) Though Bollywood actor Aamir Khan's “Lagaan” failed to win the Oscar award for the best foreign film in 2002, the actor hopes his maiden directorial venture “Taare Zameen Par”, nominated this year, has a strong impact on the Oscar's jury members.

“I'm really happy that 'Taare Zameen Par' has been selected to represent India at an international forum like the Oscars,” Aamir said in a release.

“It is a film that is extremely close to my heart. It's a film that first sensitised me as a parent and as a person and then went on to have same effect on the audience in In