UTV Motion Pictures’ “Rang de basanti” (Color It Orange) is India’s submission for consideration in the foreign-language Oscar category.The Rakeysh Mehra-helmed pic revolves around a young British filmmaker who comes to India to make a film on the revolutionaries — Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru — who had left an everlasting impression on her grandfather. The film follows the awakening of four collegians, inspired by the legendary freedom fighters, who grow from self-centered youths to caring about their country. Pic stars producer-thesp Aamir Khan, whose “Lagaan” reached the final five in 2002.
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