24 Feb 2019
Your guide to Oscars 2019, all details you should know
Written byShuvrajit Das BiswasEntertainment
The Oscars is the biggest event of the awards season.
However, the Oscars has moved past that. So, before the ceremony begins, we present the essential guide about all you need to know regarding Oscars 2019.
Who will be the host for the evening?
The Oscars will be without a host for the first time since 1989, after Kevin Hart stepped down following a resurfacing of old homophobic tweets.
Hart sent out the message that his presence at the Oscars would only be a distraction on a night of celebration.
Following Hart's decision, the Oscars decided to go on without a host with presenters hosting the entire ceremony.
Who are the presenters at the Oscars 2019?
The star-studded line-up includes Jennifer Lopez, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Brie Larson, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson, Melissa McCarthy, Javier Bardem, Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman.
The other presenters include Emilia Clarke, Laura Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, Jason Momoa, Sarah Paulson, Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Michael B. Jordan, Pharrell Williams, Krysten Ritter, Paul Rudd, and Michael Keaton among others.
Who are the nominees for Oscars 2019?
Roma and The Favorite are leading the list with 10 nominations each.
The best picture nominees include A Star Is Born, Roma, Green Book, Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, Bohemian Rhapsody and Vice.
This year's nominations are historic since Netflix has won its first nomination with Alfonso Cuaron's Roma while Black Panther has become the first superhero movie to get a Best Picture nomination.
What are the performances to look forward to this Oscars?
As reported, the iconic British band Queen will be performing.
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper will sing A Star Is Born's Shallow.
Jennifer Hudson will sing I'll Fight from RBG, David Rawlings, Gillian Welch will perform When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.
Bette Midler will perform The Place Where Lost Things Go from Mary Poppins Returns.
When and where to watch the Oscars in India?
The Oscars will start from 6:30 am IST on February 25 in India.
The red carpet proceedings can be viewed on the Twitter live stream from 5:30 am.
The Oscars 2019 will be broadcast on channels like Star Movies, Star Movies HD, and Star Movies Select HD.
For viewers who want a live stream of the ceremony, they can log in to Hotstar.