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I was first choice to host the Oscars, says Dwayne Johnson Los Angeles

Actor Dwayne Johnson has revealed that he was the first choice of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to host the upcoming Oscars ceremony.Responding to a fan, who asked the actor to host the ceremony next year, Johnson revealed that the Academy approached him for the hosting gig this year but things

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Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi remembered at Oscars 2018

 The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences (AMPAS) today paid its tributes to Indian stars Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi in the Memoriam section of the Oscars.The In Memoriam segment of the annual Academy Awards remembers artistes who died in the past one year. Kapoor was primarily known as the charming, classic actor in Bollywood for

Rajkummar Rao’s Newton selected as India’s official submission for the Oscars

Rajkummar Rao’s Newton selected as India’s official submission for the Oscars. A news is making headline that  Amit Masurkar’s film Newton has become India’s official movie that will be sent for Oscars. According to sources the film has been selected under the category for the Best Foreign Film language category at the Oscars. The decision

Priyanka Chopra became a member of the Oscars Academy

Priyanka Chopra becomes a member of the Oscars Academy

Bollywood and Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has become a new member of ‘Academy of Motion Pictures of Arts and Sciences’. The academy has praised the work being done for their ethnic and gender equality. After two years of criticism and continuous celebrations with all nominees, last week the academy has recorded 557 new members in

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Big-B, Aamir, Salman, Priyanka, Deepika, Aishwarya, Irrfan among Oscar body’s invitees

Big-B Aamir Salman Priyanka Deepika Aishwarya Irrfan Oscar invitees. In a move to diversify its membership, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, this year, has issued 774 invitations to new members. What grabs our eyeballs is the list of Indian actors, writers, directors and other celebs as the invitees.The list includes actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai

Enjoyed attending Oscars, says Sunny Pawar

Mumbai: Mumbai boy and “Lion” star SunnyPawar says he had great time at the 89th Academy Awards ceremony. The eight-year-old child actor, who hails from a suburban slum in the city, rose to global fame overnight with his Oscar-nominated film “Lion” starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman. He played the role of young Saroo Brierley

Priyanka interviews Jennifer Aniston at Oscars 2017 backstage

Los Angeles: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra seemed to have some fun while interviewing Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston along with model Chrissy Teigen at the backstage of the 89th Academy Awards here. Priyanka took to Twitter to share a video,in which she, along with Teigen and “Live With Kelly” host Kelly Ripa, is seen having a

Late-night hosts poke fun at Oscars Best Picture fiasco

Los Angeles: Popular TV hosts Jimmy Fallon, Trevor Noah, Conan OBrien, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert made fun of the Oscars fiasco in which the producers of “La La Land” were mistakenly given the trophy for Best Picture when in fact “Moonlight” had won the award. In the lead joke to Monday night’s monologue on

Trump blames Oscars fail on show’s political tone

Los Angeles: President Donald Trump said the chaos that erupted at the end of the Oscars was due to Hollywood obsessing about him rather than concentrating on running a smooth show. In an Oval Office interview with conservative website Breitbart News, Trump said Oscars organizers had taken their eyes off the ball because they “were

Sunny Pawar roars like ‘The Lion King’ at Oscars

Los Angeles: Eight-year-old Indian actor Sunny Pawar and Jimmy Kimmel, the host of the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, re-enacted the scene from the popular animated film “The Lion King” here. Kimmel went up to the “Lion” actor, who has built a strong fan base for playing the child version of Saroo Brierley in the Dev

‘Land of Mine’ to represent Denmark at Oscars

Los Angeles: Filmmaker Martin Zandvliet’sdrama “Land of Mine” is the official entry of Denmark for the Oscars in the best foreign-language film category. Set just after WWII, follows German prisoners of war put to work defusing land mines along the Danish coast, said The Hollywood Reporter. “Land of Mine” is set in May 1945, just