Before the 91st Academy Awards, know where you can watch, live stream the Oscars award in around the world.
91st Academy Awards will honor the biggest and best Hollywood films of 2018 on February 25th. 8 films will contest for the top award at the Oscars. They are Black Panther, BlackKklansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, An Star is Born and Vice.
Before Oscars, here is an basic rundown of things you should know.
2019 Oscars will be 1st ceremony in several decades to be conducted without a host. Kevin Hart was originally announce as host, but soon vacated the post after his controversial old tweet were unearthed. The Academy will hope for a star studded lineup of presenters to make up for the lack of the host. They include Chadwick Boseman, Emilia Clarke, Chris Evans, Jason Momoa, Charlize Theron and several others.
Netflix’s Roma and the British period drama The Favourite lead the pack with 10 nominations each. Christian Bale and Rami Malek are considered front runners for Best Actors award, while Glenn Close, Rachel Weisz and Lady Gaga are in the running for Best Actress award. Alfonso Cuaron is poised to win his second Best Director Oscar, while the Best Picture race has yet to crown a favourite.
Jennifer Hudson, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and others will be performing the nominated songs at Oscar’s ceremony, which will be opened by an live performance by Queen, whose biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has been nominated for Best Picture. Adam Lambert will act as lead vocalist.
2019 Oscars will be telecast live at 6:30 am in India, preceded by red carpet event at 5:30 am. You can watch the show on Star Movies and Star Movies HD on Monday. There will be a repeat telecast at 8:30 pm. The red carpet will also be live streamed on Twitter and Facebook. You can stream the Oscars on Hotstar at 6:30 am in india.