Some 842 artistes have been invited as non-executive members for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Oscars, BizAsiaLive.com can reveal. Among those are Anupam Kher, Ritesh Batra, Anurag Kashyap and Zoya Akhtar.
The Oscar website states that they have been invited to to their distinguished contribution to cinema. Archie Punjabi, British actress, has also been invited among the members.
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