NEW DELHI: British actress Olivia Colman made headlines on Monday after winning the Oscar for her portrayal in Yorgis Lanthimos’s 'The Favourite' in which she plays Queen Anne. Her acceptance speech, which she herself called "hilarious", has been termed "sweet, sincere, gracious, excruciatingly funny" after it trended on Twitter, and giving rise to funny memes. For the audience in India, the association with Colman has been through the British detective tele-series 'Broadchurch', and 'The Night Manager', that is based on spy writer John le Carre's book. But, Colman, it turns out, has another Indian connection as well: in the form of an ancestor who was born in the subcontinent, and could have been of Indian descent. The 45-year-old Colman discovered this facet of her lineage in a July 2018 episode of the British documentary series 'Who Do You Think You Are', in which celebrities trace their genealogy with the help of experts. The actress begins the episode by establishing … [Read more...] about Oscars 2019: Best actress Olivia Colman has an Indian connection – and it’s in Bihar
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New Delhi: The 64th Filmfare Awards took place at Mumbai's Jio Garden BKC on Saturday (March 23). Leading Bollywood celebs including Ranveer Singh, Janhvi Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Kriti Sanon, Shah Rukh Khan, Rajkummar Rao attended the gala night. Ishaan Khatter and Sara Ali Khan have walked away with winner's trophy of Best Debut Actor in their respective category. Vicky Kaushal has bagged the award for Best Supporting Actor for Sanju. PICS: Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Sonam Kapoor STEAL the LIMELIGHT at Filmfare Awards 2019 Ranbir Kapoor has been awarded with Best Actor (Popular) award for 'Sanju'. His ladylove Alia Bhatt has won the award for Best Actress (Popular) for 'Raazi'. Here's the full winners list of Filmfare Awards 2019 Best Actor (Popular)- Ranbir Kapoor for Sanju Best Actress (Popular)-Alia Bhatt for Raazi Best Actor (Critics)- Ranveer Singh for Padmaavat and Ayushmann Khurrana for Andhadhun Best Actress (Critics)- Neena Gupta for Badhaai Ho Best … [Read more...] about Filmfare Awards 2019 winner’s list: Ranbir, Alia & Ranveer win top honours; Raazi bags maximum awards
The much-awaited 'Filmfare Awards 2019' took place in Mumbai last night (23rd March) and various big Bollywood celebrities attended the event. Bollywood stars including Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor Alia Bhatt, Sunny Leone, Vicky Kaushal among others graced the awards night making it a star-studded affair. Speaking about the winners, Meghna Gulzar directed 'Raazi' bagged maximum honors including Best Actress (popular) award for lead actress Alia Bhatt. While receiving her award, Alia confessed her love for beau Ranbir which left him blushing and this was indeed a cute moment. Alia-Ranbir with their Filmfare trophies (Photo: Instagram) The 'Kalank' actress gave a special mention to her boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor at the 64th Filmfare Awards. She said 'I Love You' to Ranbir and called him her ‘special man’. After receiving the award, Alia said, “Meghna for me Raazi is you, your blood and sweat. You are my main … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Alia Bhatt leaves Ranbir Kapoor blushing as she confesses her love for him on stage during ‘Filmfare Awards 2019’!
LOS ANGELES: Actors Daniel Craig, Chris Evans and Brie Larson are among the Hollywood A-listers who will be presenting awards at the Oscar 2019. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced the first list of stars which also includes Awkwafina, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson, and Constance Wu. Oscar producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss said in a statement that more names will be unveiled in the coming weeks. "The Oscar nominees have generated tremendous worldwide attention through their captivating stories, achievements and performances," Gigliotti and Weiss said. "We want to give the public an opportunity to once again experience the moments that have moved us all. It is a celebration of our universal love of movies," they added. Meet the 91st #Oscars Class! #OscarsLunch https://t.co/mB7oziiXfM— The Academy (@TheAcademy) 1549332488000 The Oscars also … [Read more...] about Daniel Craig, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Evans will join other celebs to present awards at Oscar 2019
The 91st Academy Awards began in Los Angeles without a host, for the first time. Regina King took home the first award - Best Supporting Actress for her exemplary role in 'If Beale Street Could Talk'. Rami Malek won Best Actor for his performance as Freddie Mercury in 'Bohemian Rhapsody', which also won sound and editing awards. A look backstage at @ReginaKing with her new best friend. #Oscars https://t.co/v4PzqMToG7— The Academy (@TheAcademy) 1551068420000 Keeping up the Wakanda fervour, 'Black Panther' scored wins for Best Original Score, Best Costume Design and Best Production Design. 'Shallow' from 'A Star Is Born' helped Lady Gaga bag her first Oscar ever for the Best Original Song. Gaga also perfomed the hit trak live with Bradley Cooper. And the #Oscars winner is... https://t.co/udBCWUKaSI— The Academy (@TheAcademy) 1551068083000 India made headlines too at the ceremony with the Guneet Monga-produced 'Period. End Of Sentence', by winning in the Best … [Read more...] about Oscars 2019: Lady Gaga wins her first-ever Academy award, ‘Green Book’ takes home best picture