Javed and Farhan Akhtar are proud of Zoya Akhtar for membership of the Academy

Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar and actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar They are happy for their family and filmmaker. Zoya Akhtar , which has been added to the list of new members of the Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences which organizes the annual Oscar awards .

Expressing your happiness in Twitter , Javed tweeted: I am sure that fellow Indians will be happy and proud to know that my daughter Zoya Akhtar who is a well known writer-director has been offered the membership of Oscar academy which is rare honor.

Farhan also praised her sister on social media.

He wrote: Congratulations Zoya. Well deserved. Happy for you and proud of you.

Zoya is known for her films as' Luck by Chance ',' Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara 'and' Dil Dhadakne Do '. This year, he received many accolades for his film 'Gully Boy'.

The guests, according to the Academy's website, have distinguished themselves by their contributions to motion pictures.

The 2019 class is composed of 50% women, 29% people of color and represents 59 countries. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the membership of the Academy in 2019.

In addition to Zoya, the directors. Anurag Kashyap and Ritesh Batra, as well as veteran actor. Anupam Kher , have been chosen as the latest members of the Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences .