Oscar Award

The Oscar Awards are 24 awards that are given by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for artistic and technical merit in American Film Industry. It is given to recognize the cinematic excellence and achievements. The winners are awarded a copy of golden statuette which was created by George Stanley. The awards were held in 1929 for the first time.

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Hollywood's Glenn Close becomes most-nominated actor not winning any Oscar

26 Feb 2019

Hollywood's Glenn Close becomes most-nominated actor not winning any Oscar

In the recent Oscar ceremony, Hollywood actress Glenn Close lost the Best Actress award to Olivia Colman for the latter's role in The Favourite, making the former the most-nominated living actor who never won an Oscar.

Rahman's double-Oscar win completes ten years, musician shares interesting anecdotes

05 Feb 2019

Rahman's double-Oscar win completes ten years, musician shares interesting anecdotes

AR Rahman created history in 2009 by becoming the first ever Indian to win two Academy Awards in a single night but the music composer says on the eve of the ceremony, he was "starving" to look in shape.

Angelina Jolie stars in thriller, 'Those Who Wish Me Dead'

29 Jan 2019

Angelina Jolie stars in thriller, 'Those Who Wish Me Dead'

Angelina Jolie is one of the most reputed names in Hollywood with several acclaimed films like Mr. & Mrs. Smith and Changeling to her name.

Christopher Nolan reveals release date of his next movie

27 Jan 2019

Christopher Nolan reveals release date of his next movie

Christopher Nolan's name needs no introduction in Hollywood.

Kevin Hart confirms he will not host Oscars 2019

10 Jan 2019

Kevin Hart confirms he will not host Oscars 2019

Kevin Hart has put all speculations to bed regarding him hosting the 2019 Oscars.

Oscars ready to take back Kevin Hart as host?

05 Jan 2019

Oscars ready to take back Kevin Hart as host?

Kevin Hart was supposed to host this year's Oscars as we had reported.

Amblin Television working on 'Rashomon' television series

20 Dec 2018

Amblin Television working on 'Rashomon' television series

Currently, entertainment industry is seeing a shift from films to TV.

Oscars 2019: 9 category shortlists announced, India's entry misses out

19 Dec 2018

Oscars 2019: 9 category shortlists announced, India's entry misses out

As the year draws to a close, the award season begins.

After old-homophobic tweets surface, Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars-host

07 Dec 2018

After old-homophobic tweets surface, Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars-host

Comedian Kevin Hart will not host Oscars 2019, he confirmed on Twitter. The decision came after old homophobic tweets of him surfaced.

Kevin Hart, of 'Ride Along' fame, to host Oscars 2019

05 Dec 2018

Kevin Hart, of 'Ride Along' fame, to host Oscars 2019

Academy Awards 2019 will be aired on ABC on February 24, and this ceremony has found an emcee in US-based actor and comedian Kevin Hart.

RIP Bernardo Bertolucci : Oscar-winning Italian director dies

26 Nov 2018

RIP Bernardo Bertolucci : Oscar-winning Italian director dies

Bernardo Bertolucci, one of the finest Italian filmmakers to grace the world of cinema, died on Monday at the age of 77.

Robert De Niro to split up with wife, Grace Hightower

22 Nov 2018

Robert De Niro to split up with wife, Grace Hightower

Robert De Niro, the veteran Hollywood actor, has several acclaimed films to his name like Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and Goodfellas.

Oscar Buzz: Could 'Black Panther' win Best Picture?

16 Nov 2018

Oscar Buzz: Could 'Black Panther' win Best Picture?

'Black Panther' was Marvel's most significant movie in 2018, despite 'Avengers: Infinity War' drawing more crowd.

Ennio Morricone denies badmouthing acclaimed director, Quentin Tarantino

12 Nov 2018

Ennio Morricone denies badmouthing acclaimed director, Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino is among Hollywood's most acclaimed directors with films like 'Pulp Fiction', 'Reservoir Dogs'.

Disney trying to nominate 'Avengers: Infinity War' for 11 Oscars

12 Nov 2018

Disney trying to nominate 'Avengers: Infinity War' for 11 Oscars

'Avengers: Infinity War' has been the biggest Marvel movie yet and is the fourth highest grossing film of all time, having made more than $2 billion globally.

'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film, is India's Oscar entry

22 Sep 2018

'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film, is India's Oscar entry

In the rat race to Oscars 2019, 'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film has become India's official entry in 'Best Foreign Language film' category.

Oscars 2019: 'Raazi', 'Padmaavat' to be India's official entries?

22 Sep 2018

Oscars 2019: 'Raazi', 'Padmaavat' to be India's official entries?

As we get closer to Oscars 2019, the Indian Film Industry looks firmly determined to bag the golden trophy in 'Best Foreign Language' Category this time.

Viola Davis regrets doing the movie which earned her Oscar-nomination

13 Sep 2018

Viola Davis regrets doing the movie which earned her Oscar-nomination

Viola Davis, who won an Oscar for 'Fences', recently said that she regretted acting in 'The Help'.

It's confirmed: Oscars will not introduce 'Most Popular' movie category

07 Sep 2018

It's confirmed: Oscars will not introduce 'Most Popular' movie category

The Academy of Motion Picture and Sciences, that awards the Oscars, shelved their recent plan to introduce a 'Most Popular' movies category.

Adil Hussain's film declared Norway's official entry for the Oscars

05 Sep 2018

Adil Hussain's film declared Norway's official entry for the Oscars

Actor Adil Hussain has announced that his film 'What Will People Say' has been declared as the official entry of Norway for the 2019 Academy Awards.

Will Smith 'flew', Jolie 'seduced', courtesy this Oscar-winning Indian animator

10 Aug 2018

Will Smith 'flew', Jolie 'seduced', courtesy this Oscar-winning Indian animator

When the Academy Awards' list of winners for technical achievement was announced last year, India had a big reason to raise a toast.

Oscars introduce 'popular films' category, decoding what it means

09 Aug 2018

Oscars introduce 'popular films' category, decoding what it means

The Academy of Motion Picture and Sciences, that awards the Oscars, announced new changes for Oscars 2019 and 2020.

SRK, Madhuri among 20 Indians invited to join Oscars-awarding body

26 Jun 2018

SRK, Madhuri among 20 Indians invited to join Oscars-awarding body

In a continued push for diversity, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited a record number of 928 film personalities from 59 different countries to be its members.

Date set for 91st Oscars already!

24 Apr 2018

Date set for 91st Oscars already!

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the entire schedule for the 91st Oscars. The ceremony will air on February 24, 2019.

Academy dismisses sexual harassment charges against president John Bailey

28 Mar 2018

Academy dismisses sexual harassment charges against president John Bailey

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has issued a statement saying that president John Bailey has been cleared of sexual harassment charges.

Netflix films shouldn't be eligible for the Oscars: Steven Spielberg

25 Mar 2018

Netflix films shouldn't be eligible for the Oscars: Steven Spielberg

Movie maverick Steven Spielberg has opined that Netflix movies should not be considered for the Academy Awards.

Oscars chief John Bailey faces sexual harassment charges

17 Mar 2018

Oscars chief John Bailey faces sexual harassment charges

In yet another shocker for Hollywood, the president of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, John Bailey, has been leveled with sexual harassment allegations, reported Hollywood trade publications.

Shabana Azmi dubs Oscars red carpet culture as 'huge pity'

13 Mar 2018

Shabana Azmi dubs Oscars red carpet culture as 'huge pity'

Shabana Azmi is visibly offended by the Oscars for endorsing unrealistic standards of beauty.

Jimmy Kimmel's 'lowest rated President' jibe at Donald Trump

07 Mar 2018

Jimmy Kimmel's 'lowest rated President' jibe at Donald Trump

Jimmy Kimmel fired back at US President Donald Trump after the latter took pot-shots at the low ratings of the 90th Academy Awards.

Man absconds with Frances McDormand's Oscar; held

06 Mar 2018

Man absconds with Frances McDormand's Oscar; held

Frances McDormand could not relish her Oscars win for long, as a thief walked off with her trophy shortly after the ceremony was concluded.

A tribute to Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi at Oscars 2018

05 Mar 2018

A tribute to Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi at Oscars 2018

The 90th Academy Awards paid homage to Bollywood legends Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi.

Watch: Samsung's tribute to queer women in new Oscars ad

05 Mar 2018

Watch: Samsung's tribute to queer women in new Oscars ad

Have you watched Samsung Galaxy's new ad 'Make It Yours'?

Oscars 2018: Gary Oldman declared Best Actor for 'Darkest Hour'

05 Mar 2018

Oscars 2018: Gary Oldman declared Best Actor for 'Darkest Hour'

Gary Oldman was named Best Actor at the 90th Academy Awards for his performance in 'Darkest Hour'.

Oscars 2018: Have a look at this year's major nominations

04 Mar 2018

Oscars 2018: Have a look at this year's major nominations

It's that time of the year when the best movies from across the globe compete at the most prestigious film awards - The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars.

Here's what went behind Jacob Tremblay's look in 'Wonder'

23 Feb 2018

Here's what went behind Jacob Tremblay's look in 'Wonder'

Make-up artist Arjen Tuiten was handed over a difficult job of making nine-year-old Jacob Tremblay look like a boy who had a genetic disease that causes facial deformities in the movie 'Wonder.'

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush accused of touching actress's genitals

20 Feb 2018

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush accused of touching actress's genitals

Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has sued The Daily Telegraph for defamation over publishing two stories accusing him of sexually assaulting a fellow actress.

From Meryl Streep to Dunkirk: All about Oscar nominations 2018

23 Jan 2018

From Meryl Streep to Dunkirk: All about Oscar nominations 2018

The nominations for 90th Academy Awards have been announced.

Priyanka Chopra to announce Oscar nominations

22 Jan 2018

Priyanka Chopra to announce Oscar nominations

Last year, the Academy Awards introduced a new way of announcing nominations through sketch featuring actors. There are some surprises awaiting us this year as well.

Netanyahu recreates viral Oscar selfie with Bollywood biggies in India

19 Jan 2018

Netanyahu recreates viral Oscar selfie with Bollywood biggies in India

What is one of the prime proofs of the "great friendship" between India and Israel? An iconic selfie.

Radhika Apte all set to work with an Oscar-nominated actor

04 Jan 2018

Radhika Apte all set to work with an Oscar-nominated actor

Actress Radhika Apte always manages to floor the audience by her bold choices.