BREAKING NEWS: Gary Oldman wins Best Actor Oscar for 'Darkest Hour'

New Delhi, March 5: Gary Oldman wins Best Actor Oscar for 'Darkest Hour'. British star was honoured for his wonerful performance as Winston Churchill. He overcomes competition from Daniel Kaluuya and Daniel Day-Lewis to take home the Academy award.

Guillermo del Toro, who faces a copyright infringement lawsuit for "The Shape Of Water", has won the Best Director and Best Picture Academy Awards for the movie at the 90th Oscars ceremony here. "The Shape of Water", a fantasy drama, has been in the midst of allegations that it is a copy of a 1969 play "Let Me Hear You Whisper". The biggest and the most revered event on the Culture events calendar, the Oscars,is here. 90th Academy Awards are being held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.  Sridevi and Sashi Kapoor were honoured in the event In Memoriam. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri are the hot favourites. 

Jam’s Eddie Vedder took to the stage the perform for the In Memoriam segment. Significantly for Indian fans, the late Sridevi, who died this month and Shashi Kapoor, who died in December, 2017, were honoured.

British star was honoured for his wonerful performance as Winston Churchill. He overcomes competition from Daniel Kaluuya and Daniel Day-Lewis to take home the Academy award.

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