The largest Hollywood evening of Oscars 2021 simply occurred! And in the identical late Irrfan Khan and Bhanu Athaiya had been the Indian movie personalities honoured within the “In Memoriam” montage showcased. The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony held right here, on early Monday morning based on India time. Sean Connery and Chadwick Boseman had been additionally amongst many others that the Academy remembered within the particular tribute phase. Oscar nominee Angela Bassett gave a speech with the tribute, which was proven within the type of a video clip and was a homage to achievers the world of display misplaced over the previous 12 months, together with actors, writers, administrators, and technicians.
Irrfan, who handed away final 12 months in Mumbai at the age of 53 after a two-year battle with neuroendocrine tumour, earned international recognition with his work in initiatives resembling “The Warrior”, “The Namesake”, “Slumdog Millionaire”, “The Amazing Spider-Man”, “Life Of Pi”, “Jurassic World” and “Inferno”. He handed away on April 29 final 12 months.
As quickly as followers witnessed the identical, they began exhibiting their happiness over social media via tweets that had been posted along with hashtags #Oscars2021 and #IrrfanKhan. Have a glance at the identical right here:
Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya grew to become the primary Indian to win an Oscar, for her work in Sir Richard Attenborough’s much-feted basic of 1982, “Gandhi”. She gained the Oscar collectively with John Mollo. Athaiya was 91 when she handed away at her residence in Mumbai after extended sickness final 12 months on October 16. Athaiya had additionally gained a BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design for the movie.
In 2012, Athaiya returned her Oscar to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for secure retaining.
The 93rd Academy Award, also referred to as the Oscars, was held from two areas in Los Angeles — Union Station and Dolby Theatre. Anthony Hopkins and Frances McDormand had been honoured with the Best Actor and Actress award respectively whereas filmmaker Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” was named the Best Film. Zhao gained Best Director for the movie.
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