Oscar 2016: Spotlight wins best film, Leonardo Di Caprio Best Actor for The Revenant

New Delhi: Hollywood heartthrob Leonardo Di Caprio finally overcame the oscar jinx and finally took home his first academy award in his sixth nomination."Spotlight," a film about the Boston Globe's investigation into priest abuse, won
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India TV Entertainment Desk February 29, 2016 11:07 IST

New Delhi: Hollywood heartthrob Leonardo Di Caprio finally overcame the oscar jinx and finally took home his first academy award in his sixth nomination.

"Spotlight," a film about the Boston Globe's investigation into priest abuse, won for best picture, taking home its second award of the night

The 88th Academy awards also known as the Oscars is currently underway at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Priyanka Chopra, who is riding high on the international fame garnered through her American TV show "Quantico", added the "desi" touch to the ceremony.

Draped in hues of white, the Bollywood actress presented the Oscar in the Best Film Editing category to "Mad Max: Fury Road" along with Hollywood star Liev Schreiber.

She is said to be the second Indian presenter at the foreign annual film ceremony, with Persis Khambatta being the first.

Here is the list of winners:

Best Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio  for "The Revenant".

Best Actress

Brie Larson for Room.

Best Original Score

Ennio Morricone for The Hateful Eight.

Best Foreign Film

Son of Saul from Hungary

Best Documentary Feature

Amy
Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees

Best Documentary Short Subject

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

priyanka chopra

Best Supporting Actor

Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies

Best Animated Feature Film

Inside Out

Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera

Best Animated Short Film

Bear Story

Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala

Best Visual Effects

Ex Machina

Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett

Best Sound Mixing

Mad Max: Fury Road

Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo

Best Sound Editing

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mark Mangini and David White

Best Film Editing

Mad Max: Fury Road

Margaret Sixel

Best Cinematography

The Revenant

Emmanuel Lubezki

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Mad Max: Fury Road

Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin

Best Production Design

Mad Max: Fury Road

Production Design: Colin Gibson; Set Decoration: Lisa Thompson

Best Costume Design

Mad Max: Fury Road

Jenny Beavan

Best Supporting Actress

Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Adapted Screenplay

The Big Short (Screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay)

Best Original Screenplay

Spotlight (Written by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy)

This award show is also being boycotted by some Hollywood figures who are protesting about the lack of ethnic diversity among this year's nominees as all 20 nominees in the best acting or supporting acting categories are white.

 
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