There is Oscar Oscar everywhere now! It has shaken the film industry completely today. This is what happened in Oscar, this what she or he wore, etc etc. You may get sick of the news related to Oscars flashing everywhere. However, this year brought a baggage of controversies to the Oscar function night. From the false announcement of Best Picture award to banning of award function night, this year’s Oscar night was truly a big happening show. Let’s take a look at top 10 highlights:
1) False announcement
Award presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway took the name of La La Land from the cue cards. The team was about to reach the stage when the representative announced that there is something wrong in that the Best Picture Award goes to Moonlight. Nobody expects such a blunder from Oscars, the most prestigious award of the film industry in the world.
2) Ban Of Award Function
Asghar Farhadi, the director of the film The Salesman that won the Oscar in the foreign language category was unable to attend the function due to immigration ban in America. So he banned the event.
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3) Young Indian Actor in Oscar
In the crowd of biggies in Oscars, the small star that won everyone’s heart was India’s 8-years-old Sunny Pawar. He was featured in the film Lion so was invited to the Oscars. He shared the stage with the host Jimmy Kimmel and grabbed the highlights.
4) Memoriam Ceremony
Indian actor Om Puri was the part of Oscars Memoriam ceremony that made every Indian proud. Along with him actor Bill Paxton, Carrie Fisher, etc stars were also got honored.
5) Youngest Director Award
Damien Chazelle won the best director award for La La Land. The 32 years old is the youngest director in the history of Oscars that won the award in this category.
6) Indian Stars In The Oscars
Priyanka Chopra, Dev Patel and Sunny Pawar made India proud on the red carpet of Oscar Awards.
7) The Budget Of Best Picture – Moonlight
Moonlight, the film that won the Best Picture Award this year is the first film made up of the lowest budget that won the Oscar award in this category. It was made with a budget of just 1.5 billion dollars.
8) The First Muslim Actor That Won Oscar
Mahershala Ali is the first Muslim actor that won the Award for his film Moonlight in the best supporting actor category.
9) Wrong Person As Dead In Memorial Tribute
During the “In Memoriam” tribute to industry artists who died during the past year, the death of an Australian costume designer Janet Patterson was noted. But the image that appeared in the video montage was of Australian producer Jan Chapman. The very much alive Chapman was pretty upset by the mix-up.
10) Standing Ovation Meryl Streep
Veteran actress Meryl Streep Got Nominated for the Oscars for the 20th time. However, Emma Stone won the best actress award, but Meryl won the hearts. She got honored by giving a standing ovation.
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