The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the list of 70 songs released in 2017 for nomination in the Best Original Song category for the 2018 Oscars.

Interestingly, two Malayalam songs have also entered the list this time. The hit songs Kadaniyum Kalchilambe and Maanathe Maarikurumbe from Mohanlal's blockbuster action thriller Pulimurugan have made it to the list as the only entries from India.

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Gopi Sunder has composed the music for both the songs, while Rafeeq Ahammed and Murukan Kattakada have penned their lyrics, respectively. Legendary singer KJ Yesudas and KS Chithra have lent their voice to Kaadaniyum Kalchilambe and Vani Jairam has sung Manathe Marikurumbe for the Mohanlal-starrer.

"All gods grace. no words [sic]," Gopi posted on Facebook reacting to the news.

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"During the nominations process, all voting members of the Music Branch will receive a Reminder List of works submitted in the category and a compilation of the song clips. Members will be asked to watch the clips and then vote in the order of their preference for not more than five achievements in the category. The five achievements receiving the highest number of votes will become the nominations for final voting for the award. A maximum of two songs may be nominated from any one film [sic]," reads the instruction by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science.

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Out of 70 songs, top five songs will be picked for the final nomination on January 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars ceremony will be held on March 4 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood.

Meanwhile, the Vysakh-directorial venture has become the first Malayalam movie to cross the Rs 150 crore mark within 150 days of its theatrical run all over the globe. The big budget entertainer, bankrolled by Tomichan Mulakkupadam, also has Kamalini Mukherjee, Master Ajas, Jagapati Babu, Lal, Vinu Mohan, Baby Durga Premjith and Bala in main roles.

Here is the complete list of songs on the Oscar list:

U.N.I (You And I) — And the Winner Isn't
Love And Lies — Band Aid
If I Dare — Battle of the Sexes
Evermore — Beauty and the Beast
How Does A Moment Last Forever — Beauty and the Beast
Now Or Never — Bloodline: Now or Never
She — Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story"
Your Hand I Will Never Let It Go — The Book of Henry
Buddy's Business — Brawl in Cell Block 99
The Crown Sleeps — The Breadwinner
World Gone Mad — Bright
Mystery Of Love — Call Me by Your Name
Visions Of Gideon — Call Me by Your Name
Captain Underpants Theme Song — Captain Underpants The First Epic Movie
Ride — Cars 3
Run That Race — Cars 3
Tell Me How Long — Chasing Coral
Broken Wings — City of Ghosts
Remember Me — Coco
Prayers For This World — Cries from Syria
There's Something Special — Despicable Me 3
It Ain't Fair — Detroit
A Little Change In The Weather — Downsizing
Stars In My Eyes (Theme From Drawing Home) — Drawing Home
All In My Head — Elizabeth Blue
Dying For Ya — Elizabeth Blue
Green — Elizabeth Blue
Can't Hold Out On Love — Father Figures
Home — Ferdinand
I Don't Wanna Live Forever — Fifty Shades Darker
You Shouldn't Look At Me That Way — Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool
This Is How You Walk On — Gifted
Summer Storm — The Glass Castle
The Pure And The Damned — Good Time
This Is Me — The Greatest Showman
The Hero — The Hero
How Shall A Sparrow Fly — Hostiles
Just Getting Started — If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast
Truth To Power — An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
Next Stop, The Stars — Kepler's Dream
The Devil & The Huntsman — King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Have You Ever Wondered — Lake of Fire
I'll Be Gone — Lake of Fire
We'll Party All Night — Lake of Fire
Friends Are Family — The Lego Batman Movie
Found My Place — The Lego Ninjago Movie
Stand Up For Something — Marshall
Rain — Mary and the Witch's Flower
Myron/Byron — The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
Longing For Summer — Moomins and the Winter Wonderland
Mighty River — Mudbound
Never Forget — Murder on the Orient Express
Hold The Light — Only the Brave
PBNJ — Patti Cake$
Tuff Love (Finale) — Patti Cake$
Lost Souls — The Pirates of Somalia
How A Heart Unbreaks — Pitch Perfect 3
The Promise — The Promise
Kaadanayum Kaalchilambe — Pulimurugan
Maanathe Maarikurumbe — Pulimurugan
Stubborn Angel — Same Kind of Different as Me
Dancing Through The Wreckage — Served Like a Girl
Keep Your Eyes On Me — The Shack
On The Music Goes — Slipaway
The Star — The Star
Jump — Step
Tickling Giants — Tickling Giants
Fly Away — Trafficked
Speak To Me — Voice from the Stone
Walk On Faith — Year by the Sea

Watch the songs from Pulimurugan here: