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Shreya Sen-Handley | Pass the popcorn, it’s awards night!

Despite the tinsel and talk, awards provide reliable recommendations for spectacular movies, highlighting the artistry behind the scenes.

27 Jan 2024 11:45 PM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Why will same-sex unions pose threat to our society?

Why is govt so strongly opposed to giving legal recognition to same-sex marriages when same-sex relationships are no longer criminalised?

16 Mar 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | As world changes, let’s be open to same-sex unions

Globally, 133 countries have decriminalised homosexuality in most forms, but only 32 of them recognise same-sex marriage as lawful

15 Mar 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Naatu Naatu and elephant docu deserve their Oscars

By winning the award that has been time and again denied to India, it has told the world about our creative prowess

14 Mar 2023 12:46 AM

'Writing with Fire' documentary shortlisted as India's official entry to Oscars 2022

'Writing with Fire' is a feature documentary about a newspaper 'Khabar Lahariya' started as a social experiment by an NGO

23 Dec 2021 10:16 AM


Bhanu Athaiya, India's first Oscar winner, dies aged 91 at her Mumbai home

Athaiya, who won an Oscar for her work in the 1983 film "Gandhi", passed away peacefully in her sleep, her daughter Radhika Gupta told PTI.

15 Oct 2020 7:46 PM

Oscar winner Bong Joon-Ho's next could be a musical

His films feature social themes, genre-mixing, black humor, and sudden tone shifts

18 Mar 2020 3:16 PM

Oscars 2020 ceremony to go hostless again

It's official. The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony will go without a host once again.

09 Jan 2020 11:24 AM

We'll get it this time: Ritesh Sidhwani on 'Gully Boy' Oscar campaign

The film has been selected as India's official entry in the International Feature Film category at the 92nd Academy Awards.

09 Dec 2019 3:28 PM

Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt-starrer Gully Boy is official entry of India for Oscars 2020

'Gully Boy' also stars Kalki Koechlin, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Vijay Raaz in pivotal roles.

21 Sep 2019 6:15 PM


There won't be any host for upcoming TV Emmy Award ceremony

This year's event honoring the best television shows is scheduled for September 22.

08 Aug 2019 11:21 AM

Controversy about Netflix eligibility for Oscars continues

The US Justice Department expressed concerns that new restrictions regarding eligibility for Oscars could "suppress competition."

15 Apr 2019 4:27 PM

Spielberg wants Netflix out of Oscars

Spielberg's push against Netflix at the Oscars has given birth to the streaming versus theatrical debate online.

07 Mar 2019 9:05 PM

Media comments don’t bother Porter

Billy Porter talks about media backlash for wearing a gown to Oscars 2019.

27 Feb 2019 6:41 PM

Oscars Library request 'Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga' for their screenplay

Previously VVC Films had sent them copies of the Broken Horses and Sanju scripts for their library.

07 Feb 2019 8:08 PM


Bangladesh sends Irrfan Khan’s film to Oscars

Irrfan, who won most ‘Best Actor’ awards this year for Hindi Medium, will have a different film going international.

25 Sep 2018 12:50 AM

Academy postpones plans for new popular film Oscar category

The proposal, announced just a month ago, was met with a backlash from the movie industry and film reviewers.

08 Sep 2018 8:47 AM

Shah Rukh Khan, Anil, Madhuri invited to join Oscar Academy

They’re among the 20 Indians who have been extended the honour.

27 Jun 2018 12:08 AM

After omission in 2017, SRK invited by Oscars’ body, Madhuri, Anil also new members

Last year, Shah Rukh’s omission had made headlines as actresses younger than him were selected for it.

26 Jun 2018 10:04 AM

Oscar eligibility

We get experts to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

01 Apr 2018 12:16 AM