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Tag: Oscars

After Oscars slapgate, Will Smith in India to meet Sadhguru
After Oscars slapgate, Will Smith in India to meet Sadhguru

'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.

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Academy's Oscars Ban On Will Smith Can't Stop His Future Noms, Wins

Smith assaulted Rock after the comedian made a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith's shaved head.

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After Oscars, Grammy Awards Leave Out Lata Mangeshkar From 'In Memoriam' Section

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.

Oscars 2022: Chris Rock Declines To File Police Report After Will Smith Slap
Oscars 2022: Chris Rock Declines To File Police Report After Will Smith Slap

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.

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Oscars 2022: Will Smith Smacks Chris Rock For Jada Remark

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."

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Oscars 2022: 'CODA' Makes History, 'Dune' Bags Top Technical Awards

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'.

Jane Campion Wins Oscars 2022
Jane Campion Wins Best Director Oscar For 'The Power Of The Dog'

"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.

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Oscars 2022: Will Smith Wins 'Actor In A Lead Role' Honour For 'King Richard'

A teary eyed Smith kissed his wife Jada Pinkett Smith before going on the stage and then made an emotional speech.

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Oscars 2022: Troy Kostur Becomes First Deaf Male Actor To Win Honour

'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.

India's Official Oscars Entry 'Pebbles' Nominated For Spirit Awards
India's Official Oscars Entry 'Pebbles' Nominated For Spirit Awards

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).

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Nila Madhav Panda’s Film ‘Kalira Atita’ Applies To Get Into The Oscar Race

Nila Madhav Panda’s first Odia film ‘Kalira Atita’ has applied to get into the prestigious Academy Awards race in the general category for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director among the other categories. The nominations are not out yet and whether the film has made it to the Oscars or not will be known in […]

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Vidya Balan’s Natkhat Represents India At Oscars 2021, Know Where To Watch It

Short film Natkhat has entered the race for Oscars 2021 in the category of the Best Short Film. Starring Vidya Balan along with child artiste Sanika Patel, the film is about a mother trying to educate her little son about gender equality and challenging the notion of boys will be boys. Natkhat is directed by […]

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COVID-19 Impact: Oscars 2021 Deferred By Two Months To April 25

Los Angeles: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced its decision to postpone next years Oscars ceremony by two months. Oscars 2021 will be held on April 25, owing to the disruption in release schedule of films all through 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The eligibility period of entry for the […]

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90th Oscars: 'Shape of Water' leads at politically painted show

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 […]

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'Newton' out of Oscar race

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 […]

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I'm not dreaming about Oscars, says Rajkummar

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 […]

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India has big opportunity at Oscars this year: Rajkummar

New Delhi: National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao, whose comedy drama film “Newton” is India’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 90th Academy Awards, says India has a big opportunity this year at the Oscars. “It’s a great feeling to represent India at such an international platform, especially with a film like […]

India's 'Newton' among 92 entries for foreign language film Oscar

Los Angeles: Indian film “Newton” is among a list of a record 92 countries which have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards, the organisers have announced. Haiti, Honduras, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mozambique, Senegal and Syria are first-time entrants, a statement on the official website of […]

Not disappointed about 'Baahubali' missing out Oscar entry: Rajamouli

Hyderabad: S.S. Rajamouli is not disappointed that his magnum opus “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” was not chosen as India’s official entry to the Oscars for the foreign language film category this year. The filmmaker says his aim is to take stories to a wider audience, and making money for the team, instead of winning awards. […]

I never perform thinking about awards: Raghubir Yadav

Mumbai: “Newton” may be his sixth movie to be selected as India’s official entry to the Oscars, but veteran theatre-film actor Raghubir Yadav says awards are not his priority and doing good cinema has always been his focus. In a career spanning over three decades, Yadav has been a part of six films that were […]

Film hated by Israel culture minister candidate for Oscars

Jerusalem: Israeli film “Foxtrot,” which Culture Minister Miri Regev has castigated as an insult to the military, has won the country’s best film award, making it a candidate for the Oscars. The surreal and complex movie by director Samuel Maoz includes what could be seen as a critical view of the Israeli military. It also […]

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Academy announces ceremony dates for next four years

Los Angeles: The Academy has announced dates for the next four years of its ceremonies in advance. Next year, the 90th Academy Awards will be held on March 4. The next ceremony will be held on February 24 in 2019. In 2020, the ceremony is set for February 23. In 2021, the ceremony will be […]

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Not going to Oscars at all, says Mick Jagger

Los Angeles: Legendary English singer Mick Jagger says he will not attend the 89th Academy Awards, let alone go to the gala with Indian actress Priyanka Chopra. On Saturday, Priyanka posted a selfie with the singer on Instagram and wrote about gearing up for the Academy Awards, which will be held here on Sunday. It […]

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Priyanka Chopra to attend 2017 Oscars

Los Angeles: Internationally acclaimed Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra announced on social media that she will be attending the 89th Academy Awards, which will take place on Sunday night here. Priyanka took to Instagram on Friday night to share the news with her fans while posting a photograph with legendary British singer Mick Jagger. “Change of […]

Jennifer Hudson to perform at Oscars

Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson has joined the growing list of performers set to take the stage at the 87th Academy Awards

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