Understandably, B-Townies were shocked and outraged when they learned that although many Indian cinematic icons who were extended an invite by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be a part of their voting committee, their beloved and perhaps one of the most beloved Indian superstars, Shah Rukh Khan wasn’t extended the same. And now, responding to the backlash, the committee in question has finally corrected their mistake and have called on our adorable Zero star to be a part of the prestigious voting panel, through which SRK will vote for the talent that he thinks are deserving enough to be nominated.
On the other hand, other names and faces who are usually responsible for what happens behind the scenes have also been called on to be a part of the committee.
Take a look at their names right here:
Anil Mehta – cinematographer – Secret Superstar
Manish Malhotra – designer
Subrata Chakraborty – production designer – Haider
Amit Ray – production designer – Haider
Ballu Saluja – music director – Dangal
Usha Khanna -music director
Sneha Khanwalkar – music composer – Gangs of Wasseypur
Nitin Sawhney – musician – Breathe
Aditya Chopra – YRF head honcho – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Dhoom
Bishwadeep Chatterjee – sound designer – Madras Cafe, 3 Idiots
Previous year’s list included Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Irrfan Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan.