Rahul Sipligunj

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Rahul Sipligunj Shares Oscar Experience, Receives Appreciation

"Natu Natu" playback singer Rahul Sipligunj shared his Oscar experience, meeting Rihanna and winning hearts with his performance. In an exclusive interview, Rahul said, “It was a great feeling. To perform on the Oscar stage does a dream come true for any artist in the world." He added, "I had goosebumps! Big celebrities from around the world were present". He also recalled clicking pictures with… read-more

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 11:22 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rahul Sipligunj, RRR, Natu Natu, Oscars, Indian Entertainment

Courtesy: The Indian Express

PM Modi - RRR team

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PM Modi Congratulates RRR Team For Oscar, Says Exceptional

PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter and congratulated SS Rajamouli and his team for the Oscar win of "RRR". On March 13, PM Modi tweeted, "Exceptional! The popularity of ‘Naatu Naatu’ is global. It will be a song that will be remembered for years to come. Congratulations to… read-more

Mon, 13 Mar 2023 - 12:21 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: RRR, Oscars, PM Narendra Modi, Natu Natu Song, SS RAJAMOULI

Courtesy: Zee News India

Will Smith

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Release Of Will Smith-Starrer 'Emancipation' Deferred Following Oscars Incident

The release of Will-Smith-starrer 'Emancipation' has been deferred following the Oscars incident. The movie is now slated for release somewhere in 2023. The 'Men in Black' actor has been paying the price for slapping comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars over a joke. He has also been banned from attending the Oscars for a whole decade. Recently, Rock's mother also publicly opened up on the now-infamous incident.

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 03:06 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Will Smith, Oscars, Chris Rock , Entertainment, Movies

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Chris Rock and his mother

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'When You Hurt My Child, You Hurt Me': Chris Rock's Mother Speaks Out

Around a month after the infamous Will Smith-Chris Rock Oscars incident, Rock's mother is finally speaking out. Rose Rock has shared that her son is still processing the incident. Commenting on the Will Smith's slap incident, she said, "When you hurt my child, you hurt me." She further stated that she feels very proud of the way her son Chris, handled the situation.

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 07:02 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Will Smith, Chris Rock , Oscars, Rose Rock, The Oscars

Courtesy: ANI

Will Ryan

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Famous Disney Voice Actor Will Ryan Passes Away At 72

Voice of Disney characters such as Willie the Giant and Peg-Leg Pete, Will Ryan passed away at 72 on November 19 after a short battle against cancer. Ryan started his career by voicing for short animated projects such as Winnie the Pooh and Mickey's Christmas Carol. "The world is a little bright tonight with the passing of Will Ryan,'' said Nery Lemus, his talent agent. 

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 12:00 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Disney, voice, Oscars, Death, Cancer

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Vidya Balan And Ekta Kapoor

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Vidya Balan, Ekta Kapoor Among 395 Members Join Oscar Academy's List

A long list of new members has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (The Oscars). Among the new 395 members, Vidya Balan, TV empress Ekta Kapoor, and her mother have been invited to join the Academy's "Class Of 2021". The "94th Academy Awards" is expected to take place on March 27, 2022. 

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 - 06:30 PM / by Ashutosh Kumar Mishra

Tags: Vidya Balan, Ekta Kapoor, Oscars, Film Academy, Class of 2021

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The Academy board makes several changes to it's members demographic.

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Oscar's Academy Board To Have Female Majority After 9 Decades

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences board will have maximum females for the first time in the organization's 94-year existence, ranging from 26 to 31 members. Furthermore, the underrepresented communities i.e. racial/ ethnic communities have increased by 25% from 12 to 15. The 54-member board has decided to make changes after the Academy's board elections. However, these changes are set to come into effect before the next Oscars… read-more

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 - 11:18 AM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Hollywood, Oscars, Academy of Motion Pictures, Academy awards

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Oscar-nominated actor Riz Ahmed

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Actor Riz Ahmed Becomes First Muslim To Receive An Oscar Nomination

Oscar nominee, Riz Ahmed has chastised Hollywood for its cliched and "toxic" representation of the Muslim population in its film. The 38-year-old British-Pakistani actor is the first Muslim to receive an Oscar nomination for best actor.However, he has started a blueprint for Muslim inclusion campaign to boost the community's presence in filmmaking. He has singled out several movies like "Hurt Locker" and "Argo" as 'frankly racist'.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 12:58 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Riz Ahmed, Oscars, Hollywood, Muslims

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Minari movie poster (left); Youn Yuh-jung (right).

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Minari Star Youn Yuh-Jung Becomes 1st Korean, Asian To Win SAG Award

Oscar-nominated Minari movie's star Youn Yuh-Jung created history by becoming the first Korean actress to win the Best Supporting Actress award at Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on April 4. Besides, she also became the first-ever Asian female to win an award in any individual SAG motion picture category. In her speech at the one-hour show, Youn said, "I'm being recognized by Westerners. I'm very pleased."

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 03:51 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: SAG Awards, Minari Movie, Youn Yu-jung, Oscars

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Riz Ahmed in a still from movie 'Sound of Metal'.

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Oscars 2021: Riz Ahmed Becomes First Muslim In 'Best Actor' Category

British actor of Pakistani-descent Riz Ahmed created history as he became the first Muslim actor to secure a 'Best Actor' nomination for his role in movie 'Sound of Metal'. Based on an deaf drummer, the movie required Ahmed to learn playing drums and American sign language. The movie has notably won six nominations, including for Best Director and Best Movie awards. Interestingly, Ahmed was also the first Muslim to win an Emmy award in 2017… read-more

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 02:15 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Oscars, Academy Award, Riz Ahmed, Sound Of Metal

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