Kajol Invited To Join Oscar Class Of 2022


Kajol, writer-filmmaker Reema Kagti and several others have been invited to be a part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this year. A total of 397 new members have been invited this year, which involves artists and executives who have made a mark by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. “The 2022 class is 44 percent women, 37 percent underrepresented ethnic/racial communities and 50 percent are from 53 countries and territories outside the United States of America,” the Academy said in a statement. Lauding her wife Kajol’s achievement, Ajay Devgn tweeted, “Congratulations to Kajol for being invited on Oscars’ panel. Feeling ecstatic and incredibly proud. Also, congrats to all the other invitees.” AR Rahman, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Vidya Balan and Aamir Khan among others have been previously invited to be the Academy members.