Our Oscar obsession is unnecessary: Kabir Khan

By HT

Filmmaker Kabir Khan feels its high time that the Indian film industry stopped obsessing about the Oscars. "I think we are unnecessarily obsessed by Oscars. Lets not forget Oscars is an award ceremony for the US film industry which has one category amongst the various categories called
best foreign film," Khan told PTI on the sidelines of three weeks long Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) being held here.

Khan said Oscars were not the ultimate criteria to validate a good film.

"Americans view film from their perspective like all of us do and our perspective don't necessarily need to match. I honestly do not believe in this Oscar hype. There are other international festival which have more international perspectives and viewpoint that we should be aiming at targeting into whether its Ca