The legend of Buddha qualifies for Oscar

Chennai: The legend of Buddha, the 2D film produced Pentamedia Graphics Limited has been nominated for the Oscar Awards 2005 in the best animation film category.

According to the company, only eleven animated films from across the world including The Legend of Buddha have qualified for this year''s award.

The 2D animation film is on the life of Prince Siddhartha (Gautam Buddha). The film was produced at Pentamedia''s studios in India, Singapore and Philippines. The film is the result of over two lakh drawings supported by 3D animation backgrounds. Pentamedia''s 3D animation film Alibaba had been nominated for the Oscars in 2002.