And The Oskar Goes To has become more of an inspiration to many budding film makers. The film got its main thread from the director Salim Ahmed's own life struggles. Tovino Thomas played the role of a budding film maker and his struggles to take his debut film to the Academy Awards. Many had appreciated the film for its poignant portrayal of emotions. The most recent celebrity is actor-director Basil Joseph. He wrote in his social media post that his respect towards the director has increased not only for his direction skills but also for being a wonderful human. His Godha hero Tovino too got Basil's appreciation. Basil says that the film is an inspiration.