Oscar 2017 at a glance
स्रोत: News Bharati English      तारीख: 27-Feb-2017

Los Angeles, February 27 : The 89th Academy Awards happening at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles has a lot in its store to excite fans all over the world. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars are underway, handing out golden statuettesamid political jibes and commentaries.

Damien Chazelle directed La La Landis leading the table with 6 Oscars in categories such as Best Cinematography, Best Song and Best Original Score. Emma Stone, who has achieved several accolades for her performance in La La Land, added another feather in her cap by winning the Oscar for Best Actress too.Chazelle won the best Director for his movie, for which he has already won Golden Globe, BAFTA and several other awards.

Casey Affleck won the Best Actor award this year for his scintillating performance in Manchester by the Sea. KennethLonergen, who has been working in the industry since 1994, won the Best Original Screenplay award for the movie. Both Affleck and Lonergen have won the British Academy Film awards in their respective categories among several others.

Indians this yearhad handful off reasons to be excited with the Oscars this year, with the participation of two popular divas, Priyanka Chopra and DeepikaPadukone, and Indian-origin Slumdog Millionaire fame actor, Dev Patel. While Patel was nominated in in the Best Supporting Actor category for Lion, in which he starred besides Nicole Kidman, nominated for Best Supporting Actress, both of them missed the Oscar to Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) and Viola Davis (Fences) in their respective categories.

Directed by Barry Jenkins, Moonlight won the Best Picture of the year award. A timeless, story of a young black man’s journey from childhood to adulthood, Moonlight is gripping and genre-defying tale. The movie has won several accolades including the Golden Globe, Hollywood Film Awards.

The Oscars this year saw rise in political jibes and barbs against President Trump’s radical policies, with several celebrities such as the host Jimmy Kimmel, Ava DuVernay and Barry Jenkins pointing out the growing unsafe environment in the United States.

Following is a detailed list of Oscar Winners 2017 :




1.    Best Picture


2.    Best Actor

Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

3.    Best Actress

Emma Stone (La La Land)

4.    Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

5.    Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis (Fences)

6.    Best Director

Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

7.    Best Foreign Language Film

The Salesman

8.    Best Animated Feature


9.    Best Documentary Feature

O.J.: Made in America

10. Best Animated Short Film


11. Best Visual Effects

The Jungle Book

12. Best Live Action Short Film


13. Best Documentary Short Subject

The White Helmets

14. Best Cinematography

Linus Sandgren (La La Land)

15. Best Original Score

Justin Hurwitz (La La Land)

16. Best Original Screenplay

KennethLonergen(Manchester by the Sea)

17. Best Original Song

“City of Stars” (La La Land)

18. Best Writing Adapted Screenplay

Barry Jenkins &TerellMcCraney (Moonlight)

19. Best Costume Design

Colleen Atwood (Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them)

20. Best Film Editing

John Gilbert (Hacksaw Ridge)

21. Best Sound Editing

Sylvian Bellemare (Arrival)

22. Best Production Design

David Wasco & Sandy Reynolds-Wasco (La La Land)

23. Best Makeup

1.    Alessandro Bertolazzi

2.    Christopher Nelson

3.    Giorgio Gregorini

(Suicide Squad)

24. Best Sound Mixing

1.    Kevin OConnell

2.    Andy Wright

3.    Peter Grace

4.    Robert Mackenzie

(Hacksaw Ridge)