#Oscars

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Aamir Khan shared some lesser-known facts about 'Lagaan' on Tuesday. (Photo credit: Instagram/@aamirkhanproductions)

  • ‘Lagaan’, directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 74th Academy Awards
  • The film released on June 15, 2001
  • Actor Amir Khan held a special Q&A session to mark the film's 20th anniversary

Oscars 2022 has been delayed by a month due to COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • The 94th Academy Awards will now be held on March 27, 2022
  • Films released at theaters in five major cities outside Los Angeles will remain eligible for nominations
  • The Oscars have been postponed for a second consecutive year

.New York, NY, USA
Dukakis won acclaim for her role as a gossip hound at a small town Louisiana hair salon in 'Steel Magnolias'.(Photo Credit: Twitter/@TheAcademy)

  • The news was confirmed by her brother Apollo on Facebook
  • Cause of death was not immediately given
  • Olympia died at the age of 89

.Kollam, Kerala, India
Resul Pookutty, 49, is an Indian sound designer and sound editor. (Instagram/ Resul Pookutty)

  • Resul Pookutty was born in Kerala's Kollam and had a very humble childhood
  • He shot to fame after winning an Oscar for 'Best sound mixing' for the 2008 film Slumdog Millionaire
  • The musician's life is the story of perseverance, of success despite odds

.Florida, USA
Chloe Zhao, winner of the awards for best picture and director for 'Nomadland,' poses in the press room at the Oscars. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Chloe Zhao on Sunday night became the second woman ever to win Oscar in the best director category
  • Zhao was scrubbed from Chinese social media on Monday
  • Chinese cinemas abruptly pulled the scheduled release of the film 'Nomadland' 

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Regina King was born in Los Angeles, California. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@iamreginaking)

Regina King will be presenting at the live Oscars 2021 ceremony but has not been nominated for herself this time. However, the 50-year-old has garnered several significant accolades throughout her career including Golden Globes, Primetime Emmy Awards and an Academy Award. 

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
“One second,” Ahmed told photographers as he turned towards Mirza and began to fix her hair. (Photo credit: Instagram/Riz Ahmed)

  • The actor stepped in to fix his wife’s hair on the Oscars red carpet
  • Riz Ahmed and his wife Fatima Farheen Mirza have officially made their red carpet debut!
  • The actor is nominated in the Best Actor category

In a first, nine actors of color have been nominated. (Photo credit: Oscars official website)

  • Academy Awards is the most prestigious awards in the world of entertainment
  • When you watch the Oscars this time, here is a drinking game that has got you covered
  • This Oscars will be historic as there are a lot of feats achieved through nominations itself

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Her strapless yellow cutout Valentino gown flaunted her toned midriff also had a thigh-high slit. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The ‘Malcolm & Marie’ star arrived at the Oscars on Sunday in a strapless yellow cutout Valentino gown
  • This is the actress's third time attending the annual awards ceremony
  • Zendaya last attended Hollywood's most prestigious affair in 2018

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Tom Hanks was at his peak in Oscar nominations in the mid '90s. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@tomhanks)

  • Tom Hanks has been in a award slump since mid 1990s
  • The 64-year-old has garnered a total of six Oscar nominations so far
  • Hanks was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016