Manam featuring three generation stars of Akkineni family, have been nominated for Oscar Awards 2015 in the category of Best Foreign Language Film. Reports suggest that Film Federation of India (FFI) has shortlisted 30 movies from various Indian languages. Two among them are these Telugu movies, which were recommended to the FFI by Telugu Film Producers Council (TFPC).
Manam is the Akkineni family movie featuring Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Nagarjuna, Naga Chaitanya in lead roles. Written and directed by Vikram Kumar, the film is partly a period drama, focusing on various time periods between the 1920s to the 2013 and it deals with the concepts of rebirth and eternal love. Released in theatres on May 23, the movie has impressed the film goers across the globe.