THE OSCARS

  • Gyan Correa's 'The Good Road' out of the Oscars race December 21, 2013

    Los Angeles: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced a list of nine films that will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category and Indian director Gyan Correa's film 'The Good Road', is out of the race. The Gujarati film was chosen...
  • Narendra Modi sends out best wishes to 'The Good Road' September 21, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is delighted that "The Good Road", a Gujarati movie has been chosen as India's entry in the best foreign film category at the Oscars. "Delighted to know that Gujarati film 'The Good Road' has been chosen to represent India at Oscars. Congrats to cast and crew....
  • Jennifer Lawrence gives her Oscar away to her parents July 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence has revealed that she has given her Oscar trophy to her parents because she did not like it being in her LA home. The 'Hunger Games' star landed the Best Actress Academy Award for her role in 'Silver Linings Playbook' earlier this year, but struggled to...
  • Michelle Obama looked great at the Oscars but she should not have been there: Anna MM Vetticad February 25, 2013

    Film critic and author Anna MM Vetticad joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the Oscar Awards 2013. Q. Are you satisfied with this Oscar Awards 2013? If no then what are your reasons for the same? Asked by: Anant Jain A. No. Not satisfied. Though it's...
  • Oscars: Onstage speech for Short Film (Animated) February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Oscars for the Best Short Film (Animated) went to William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg for 'The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore'. Here's the onstage speech by Joyce and Oldenberg. William Joyce: Like look, we're just these two, like swamp rats from Louisiana and this is...
  • Oscars: Backstage interview of Hazanavicius February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Michel Hazanavicius won the Oscars for the Best Director for 'The Artist'. 'The Artist' bagged top honours at the Oscars including Best Picture and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin. Here's the backstage interview with Michel Hazanavicius: Q. Congratulations. A. Thank you. Q. I'm going to ask the question in English. A....
  • Oscars: Backstage speech for Best Documentary February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Daniel Junge and Sharmeen ObaidChinoy won the Oscars for the Best Documentary (Short Subject) 'Saving Face'. 'Saving Face' tells the stories of two acidattack survivors Zakia and Rukhsana, their arduous attempts to bring their assailants to justice, and the charitable work of Londonbased, Pakistaniborn plastic surgeon...
  • Oscars: Interview with best actor Jean Dujardin February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: French film 'The Artist' bagged top honours at the Oscars and ended the evening with five of the golden ladies. The top honour was perhaps the victory in the Best Film and the Best Actor category. Jean Dujardin won the Oscars for the Best Actor for his role...
  • Oscars: Best actor Dujardin's onstage speech February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Jean Dujardin won the Oscars for the Best Actor for his role in 'The Artist'. Dujardin was competing with heavyweights like George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Gary Oldman for the title of the best actor in a leading role. Jean Dujardin: Thank you. Oui! I love your country....
  • Rahman on Oscar stage again February 5, 2011

    Indian composer AR Rahman, who has been second time lucky in getting two nominations at the Oscars, will be performing at the prestigious award ceremony in Los Angeles yet again. The 45yearold, who has been nominated in two categories original score and original song for his work in Danny...