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When and How to watch Oscar Awards

Nominations have been made for the Oscar Awards, which are among the most prestigious awards in the world. Now waiting for the announcement of the winners.

When and How to watch Oscar Awards

The Oscar Awards, one of the world's most prestigious awards, is going to be held this time at the Dolby Theater in California. Tomorrow i.e. on the night of March 10, the 96th Academy Award winners are going to be announced in America. In such a situation, now everyone's eyes will be fixed only on this award show.

Academy Awards i.e. Oscar Awards is known as the biggest award in the film world. This award is given every year by America's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to those who contribute to cinema. Do you know why the Academy Awards trophy is called Oscar and how its trophy came to be? Let us know about it.

What is the history of the Oscar Awards?

In 1927, MGM studio head Louis B. Mayer and others together considered forming an organization to benefit the film industry. This was followed by a dinner party at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles in January 1927. A total of 36 people participated in this dinner party, where the proposal to form an organization was discussed.

Everyone at the dinner party supported this proposal. Then in March, officers of that organization were elected under the chairmanship of Douglas Fairbanks. After this, in May the state permitted this academy as an NGO. First of all, a branch of actors, directors, writers, and technicians was formed in this organization.

How was the Oscar trophy made?

In the year 1927, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences asked many artists to present their designs for the Oscar Award trophy, after which the design made by sculptor George Stanley was preferred. This trophy is made of metal. At the same time, there is a layer of gold on the idol. Let us tell you that the Oscar trophy is 13.5 inches long and weighs 8.5 pounds i.e. 3.85 kg.

Oscar Trophy

How did the award get its name, Oscar?

Today people all over the world know this award by the name of Oscar Award, but its real name is 'Academy Award of Merit'. This award show was first organized on May 16, 1929. The first Oscar ceremony was held in a hotel in America, which lasted only 15 minutes.

Academy librarian Margaret Herrick is credited with naming the Academy Award trophy 'Oscar'. He named it 'Oscar' because he thought the trophy resembled his uncle Oscar.

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The eyes of the whole world are fixed on the Oscar Award (Oscar 2024), one of the most prestigious awards in the world. Apart from the personalities nominated in it, fans also wait for the telecast of this show. This year's Academy Awards are going to be announced in just a few days. The 96th Academy Awards will be announced in America on the night of March 10. At the same time, let us tell you when and where you can watch the live telecast of Oscar in India.

Where will this year's Oscar Awards be held?

Oscars 2024 has been held at the Dolby Theater in California. This awards show will be held there on March 10 and will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. There will be a red carpet ceremony on March 10. After this, the winner's names will be announced. Apart from this, the presenter's names will also be announced.

Oscar award first round presenter

When and how will you be able to watch the Oscars in India?

After being held in California on March 10, you will be able to watch this show in India on Monday, March 11. The show will be going to start at 4 am in India. It will be telecast live on the OTT platform Disney Plus Hotstar.

How was the Oscar award presented?

The Oscar Awards will be conducted in three rounds. For this, the presenters have also been divided into three rounds. The first set includes Michelle Pfeiffer, Zendaya, Nicolas Cage, Al Pacino, Mahershala Ali, Brendan Fraser, Jamie Lee Curtis, Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Long, Lupita Nyong'o, Kay Hwi Kwan, Michelle Yeoh, and Sam Rockwell.

Oscar award second round presenter

At the same time, for the second set, the names of Chris Hemsworth, Dwayne Johnson, Regina King, Jennifer Lawrence, Rita Morino, and John Mullally are included.

Emily Blunt, Cynthia Ario, America Ferrara, Ryan Gosling, Ariana Grande, and Ben Kingsley will present the awards in the third round.

Oscar award third round presenter

'Oppenheimer' got the most nominations

The nominations for this year for Oscar awards were announced on January 23. 'Oppenheimer' has received the maximum number of nominations. The film Oppenheimer has been nominated in a total of 13 categories. Including this, many more films including 'Barbie', 'Poor Things', and 'Killers of the Flower Moon' have been nominated. Apart from this, 'To Kill a Tiger' Indian-origin Canadian filmmaker Nisha Pahuja film has also been nominated.