Tag: Oscar

Oppenheimer & Poor Things
96th Academy Award: 'Oppenheimer' dominates with 7 wins, 'Poor Things' gets 4 honours

Billie Eilish shattered records, becoming the youngest two-time Oscar winner at the age of 22 after earning best song for her "Barbie" ballad "What Was I Made For?"

  • Monday, 11 March 2024
Robert Downey Jr.
96th Academy Awards: Robert Downey Jr. wins Best Supporting Actor for 'Oppenheimer'

Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr. won the Best Supporting Actor award for his performance of Lewis Strauss in 'Oppenheimer' at the ongoing 96th edition of the Academy Awards.

  • Monday, 11 March 2024
Oscars 2024
Oscars 2024 surprises and snubs: Check full list; nothing for India to cherish

Unfortunately, there is nothing for India to cherish. Earlier, there were reports that superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Dunki’ had been submitted for the Oscars. However, there is no mention of ‘Dunki’ in the nomination list

  • Wednesday, 24 January 2024
2018 - Everyone is a Hero
India's entry '2018' out of Oscars race, shortlists for 10 categories released

Directed by Jude Anthany Joseph, '2018 - Everyone is a Hero’ follows the true story of unprecedented rains and flood that hit Kerala in 2018.

  • Friday, 22 December 2023
Jr NTR makes it to the Oscars' Academy list of new member class of actors

Jr NTR, known for his role in SS Rajamouli's epic film RRR alongside Ram Charan, has garnered international recognition, propelling him to become a global star.

  • Thursday, 19 October 2023
Alia Bhatt fails to control her excitement, joins Rashmika Mandanna to groove on Naatu Naatu! Watch
Alia Bhatt fails to control her excitement, joins Rashmika Mandanna to groove on Naatu Naatu! Watch

Alia's thrill was quite obvious from the recent event, where she couldn’t control her excitement and rushed to the stage to shake a leg to the beats of Naatu Naatu’s Hindi version. 

  • Sunday, 02 April 2023
The ‘Real’ Elephant Whisperers honoured with shout-out & grand applause on flight, watch
The ‘Real’ Elephant Whisperers honoured with shout-out & grand applause on flight, watch

After watching the Oscar-winning documentary short film, the audience certainly got overwhelmed. It is evident from the social media posts praising the real heroes, the real elephant whisperers- Bomman and Bellie, for their dedication towards caring for and fostering orphaned or abandoned baby elephants.

  • Saturday, 25 March 2023
Oscars 'Submission List'
'Jai Bhim', 'Marakkar' Make It To Oscars 'Submission List'

Some of the international features from the Oscar shortlist are also eligible for best picture, in addition to the best international feature category, such as Japan's much-awarded 'Drive My Car', Italy's 'The Hand of God', Iran's 'A Hero' and Norway's 'The Worst Person in the World'.

  • Friday, 21 January 2022
CBI likely to probe Oscar chit fund scam
CBI likely to probe Oscar chit fund case

Bhubaneswar: Links of various Ollywood actors and politicians with Oscar chit fund is expected to be exposed as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to take over the probe of the case from the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch. It is learnt from reliable sources that all the necessary arrangements […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Oscar chit fund scam: Bharuch depositors seek expeditious probe

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch today called the depositors and agents of Oscar chit fund firm belonging to Bharuch district in Gujarat to seek details about the modus operandi of the company

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
'Third Floor' derailing probe into chit fund-Ollywood links: Opp

Bhubaneswar: Even as speculation is rife whether Crime Branch would take arrested comedian Papu Pom Pom on remand for interrogation on his involvement in the Oscar chit fund scam, Opposition BJP and Congress have alleged that the ruling party has tied the hands of the probe agency after the names of its actor-MPs like Sidhant […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Papu's arrest bid to bury Oscar scam: Opp, civil society

Bhubaneswar: A day after Ollywood actor Tattwa Prakash Satpathy aka Papu Pom Pom was arrested on casting couch charge, members of civil society raised questions on the progress of the Rs 240 crore Oscar chit fund scam investigation in which a number of Ollywood actors, including Papu, are allegedly involved. “Why was the actor (Papu) […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Ollywood stars attended Oscar function in 2008 too!

A day after its exclusive report on how well-known Ollywood actors and actresses actively promoted the Oscar chit fund company at a function in Surat in 2009, OTV today came up with exclusive footage of some Ollywood stars, including veteran Uttam Mohanty and comedian Papu Pom Pom, lavishing praise on the company at a function in Surat in 2008

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Oscar-Ollywood link 2
Mixed reaction to OTV exclusive on Ollywood-Oscar link

Bhubaneswar: There has been a mixed reaction to the airing of the exclusive footage on OTV today showing some top Ollywood stars openly promoting tainted chit fund company Oscar at an event in Surat in 2009. While some condemned the actors for promoting the tainted company, others defended them saying they were unaware of the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Oscar chit fund chairman, director sent to jail

Cuttack: Chairman of Oscar Group of Companies Pravas Rout and director Prabhat Patnaik were sent to Choudwar Circle Jail today by the order of the Special Chit Fund Court. “The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the State Crime Branch produced Rout after the end of his second-phase remand. Patnaik, who was arrested from Langaleswar near […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021