It was a thrilling 95th Academy Awards with India’s big moment and an even bigger moment for “Everything Everywhere All At Once” which won five Oscars out of the 11 it was nominated for, including Best Picture and Best Director for the Daniels. The film’s star Michelle Yeoh created history by winning Best Actress – she’s the first Asian women to do so, beating the likes of Cate Blanchett who was nominated for her acclaimed turn in Tar. Her co-stars Key Huy Quan, who has swept the awards season, and Jamie Lee Curtis won Best Supporting Actor and Actress. Everything Everywhere All At Once also won Best Film Editing.
India had a glorious Oscars – Naatu Naatu from RRR won Best Original Song and The Elephant Whisperers won Best Documentary Short Subject. A third Indian film, All That Breathes, missed out in the Best Documentary Feature Film category. Naatu Naatu was performed live at the ceremony, with an introduction by Deepika Padukone. Team RRR, including director SS Rajamouli and actors Ram Charan and Jr NTR, attended the awards.
In a crowd-pleaser, Brendan Fraser won Best Actor for The Whale. All Quiet On The Western Front won four Oscars.
The Oscars were held in Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre and were hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
See the list of winners here:
Best Picture: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Director: Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Actress: Michelle Yeoh for Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Actor: Brendan Fraser, The Whale
Best Supporting Actress: Jamie Lee Curtis for Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Supporting Actor: Ke Huy Quan for Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Original Song: Naatu Naatu – RRR
Best Original Score:All Quiet on the Western Front
Best Original Screenplay: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Adapted Screenplay:Women Talking
Best Documentary Feature Film:Navalny
Best Documentary Short Subject:The Elephant Whisperers
Best Animated Feature Film: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Best Animated Short Film: The Boy, The Mole, The Fox And The Horse
Best Live Action Short Film:An Irish Goodbye
Best International Feature Film:All Quiet On The Western Front (Germany)
Best Cinematography: All Quiet On The Western Front
Best Production Design:All Quiet on the Western Front
Best Sound: Top Gun: Maverick
Best Visual Effects: Avatar: The Way of Water
Best Costume Design: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Best Hair and Makeup: The Whale
Best Film Editing: Everything Everywhere All at Once