SS Rajamouli’s epic blockbuster RRR is undoubtedly one of the very few Indian films which went on to become global hit.
"He very regretfully cannot accept this very generous award," Littlefeather said to the Academy Awards audience.
'The Pursuit of Happyness' actor hit the headlines because of the incident at the Oscars where he assaulted comedian Chris Rock after the latter made fun of Smith's wife Jada Pinkett Smith's bald head.
Smith assaulted Rock after the comedian made a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith's shaved head.
The absence of the legendary Indian playback singer from the 2022 Grammys ceremony, held on early Monday morning in Las Vegas, comes a week after the Academy Awards left out Mangeshkar from its homage segment as well.
Pinkett Smith announced last year that she had shaved her head after struggling with alopecia. After Rock made his 'G.I. Jane' joke, she was seen not laughing and rolling her eyes.
The uncensored footage of the show had Rock saying, "Will Smith just smacked the shit out of me," as Smith was on his way to his chair. "Wow, dude. It was a G.I. Jane joke."
Will Smith, who had earlier slapped comedian Chris Rock across his face over a joke directed at his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, won the honour for Best Lead Actor owing to his performance in 'King Richard'.
"I thank my brilliant producers. Tanya Seghatchian, who's always by my side. Emile Sherman, Iain Canning and Roger Frappier. Netflix, your whole awesome team embraced this film from the very beginning. Thank you so very much," she said.
A teary eyed Smith kissed his wife Jada Pinkett Smith before going on the stage and then made an emotional speech.
'CODA' is about a teenage girl, who is the only hearing member of her family learning to connect with her deaf parents and brother through, of all things, her passion for singing.
Along with 'Pebbles', the other films that have been nominated under the Best International Film category are 'Compartment No 6' (Finland), 'Drive My Car' (Japan), 'Parallel Mothers' (Spain), 'Petite Maman' (France) and 'Prayers for the Stolen' (Mexico).
Los Angeles: “The Shape of Water” emerged as the big winner with four honours at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony — including Best Picture — where celebration of cinema was laced with political jibes as well as powerful statements on debates like sexual harassment, immigration and gender balance that are plaguing Hollywood. Gary Oldman won […]
Los Angeles: India’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars 2018, “Newton”, is out of the race for the honour. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday announced that nine features will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th […]
Mumbai: Actor Rajkummar Rao, who has been on an award-winning spree, says that he is not dreaming about the Oscars. Rajkummar was named the Best Actor (Critics) for “Newton” and also won the Best Supporting Actor honour for “Bareilly Ki Barfi” at the Star Screen Awards here on Sunday. “Newton” is India’s official entry for the […]