Jamaat-e-Islami senator Mushtaq Ahmed Khan had objected to the film for being against “Pakistani social values” and the institution of marriage and for its portrayal of homosexuality.
According to a Variety report, the other frontrunner in the category includes Rihanna's Life Me Up from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever which she co-wrote with Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Goransson.
Prior to the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" star, Jerry Lewis, Steve Martin, Conrad Nagel and David Niven have hosted the Oscar ceremony thrice.
According to Roy Kapur, it will take the audience some time to redevelop an appetite to watch films in theatres after getting used to consuming content at home on TV and streaming platforms.
Inspired by director Pan Nalin's own memories of falling in love with movies as a child in rural Gujarat, "Last Film Show" is set at the cusp of the digital revolution.
The Gujarati language film's suitability as best foreign film at the Oscars has been called into question by several social media users who were rooting for "RRR" or "The Kashmir Files".
Peter Goldwyn, the president of the US distributor Samuel Goldwyn Films, has called India's selection of its competitor for this year's best international film race at the Oscars, 'The Last Film Show'
In a new interview, the comedian insinuated that his friend deserves a shot at redemption and that people should stop judging Will after slapping Chris.
Chris also stated he also turned down the opportunity to appear in a Super Bowl ad following the slapping incident.
During the Oscars 2022 ceremony, Smith punched presenter and comedian Chris Rock on the Dolby Theatre stage after he made a G.I. Jane joke about Jada Pinkett's baldness.
Film academy apologises to Littlefeather who faced harassment for 1973 Oscars speech on Native Americans
When Brando won best actor for "The Godfather," Littlefeather, took the stage, becoming the first Native American woman ever to do so at the Academy Awards.
She told in an interview "I see my whole family as being human, and I love and accept them for all their humanness."
While Rock had previously addressed the incident that was aired live across the world from the 2022 Academy Awards stage, this was his most direct response to the controversy yet.
Actors Kajol, Suriya and filmmakers Sushmit Ghosh, Rintu Thomas, Reema Kagti, and Pan Nalin are among the 397 new members invited this year by the Academy.
Suriya has been selected for his work in 'Jai Bhim' and 'Soorarai Pootru', and Kajol has been selected for her work in 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham' and 'My Name is Khan'.
Ashutosh Gowariker’s Lagaan: Once Upon A Time clocks 21 years today. The film starring Aamir Khan was released in theatres on June 15 in 2001.
The Academy has suspended Will Smith from its membership for 10 years because of his violent actions at the Oscars.
The annual award ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood.
He joked that Lorne Michaels - the executive producer of Saturday Night Live - asked him what other films he’d appeared in, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
The 45-year-old star was nominated for the Best Actor gong at the Academy Awards for his performance in 'The Power of the Dog'.