Big-B Aamir Salman Priyanka Deepika Aishwarya Irrfan Oscar invitees. In a move to diversify its membership, the , this year, has issued 774 invitations to new members. What grabs our eyeballs is the list of Indian actors, writers, directors and other celebs as the invitees.The list includes actors like , , , , , and .Wonder why Shah Rukh Khan is missing on the list!According to the Hollywood Reporter, the body, which represents talent from 57 countries, has invited 39 percent female and 30 percent people of colour this time. The members have been invited from seven of the Academy branches- actors, casting directors, costume designers, documentary, executives and film editors.Other than the actors, Indian directors such as Mrinal Sen, Buddhadeb Dasgupta and Goutam Ghose, writer Sooni Taraporevala, costume designer Arjun Bhasin, documentary maker Anand Patwardhan and sound designer Amrit Pritam Dutta also have made their way to the coveted list.
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