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Oscars 2017 : Who all got the prestigious honor


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The night of the nights culminated with the most deserving bagging the prestigious Academy Award. Here is rounding up the winners from the 89th Academy Awards :

La La Land was the biggest winner with six awards in its kitty,

La La Land

Best Production Design 

Best Cinematography

Best Score 

Best Song – City of Stars 

Best Director – Damien Chazelle 

Best Actress – Emma Stone 


The other winners were :

Best Supporting Actor – Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali accepts the award for best actor in a supporting role for "Moonlight" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Mahershala Ali became the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar for his portrayal of an emphatic drug dealer in Moonlight.


Best Actor – Casey Affleck 

Casey Affleck

The actor wooed the audience by his self-deprecating act in Manchester by the Sea.


Best Picture – Moonlight 


After La La Land was incorrectly announced as the winner, Moonlight was finally announced as the “real” winner. Here is a video on the Best Picture disaster moment during the Oscar ceremony,


Best Makeup & Hairstyling – Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad

Make-up artists Giorgio Gregorini, Alessandro Bertolazzi and Christopher Nelson accepted the award on the film’s behalf. Twitter, meanwhile, could not make up to the fact. Here is what the Twitterati went through :


Best Costume Design – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them 

Colleen Atwood accepted the Best Costume Design award for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The movie created history by becoming a first from the Harry Potter franchise to win an Oscar.

 Best Documentary – OJ Simpson : Made in America

OJ Made in America

The 467 minutes humongous five-part documentary series is the longest film ever to win an Academy Award. Based on the life of former NFL star O.J. Simpson, the documentary follows the sports star’s life through the acquittal in the death of Goldman and Brown Simpson in October 1995.

 Best Sound Editing – Arrival


Best Sound Mixing – Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

It was the 21st attempt at the Oscars for the legendary sound mixer Kevin O’Connell and he finally made it.


Best Supporting Actress – Fiola Davis

Fiola Davis

Fiola Davis won the Oscar for Fences and hence, becoming the first Black lady to win an Oscar, an Emmy and a Tony for acting.


Best Foreign Language Film – The Salesman 

The Salesman

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi won the Oscar for Foreign Language Film for the second time. The filmmaker didn’t attend the ceremony as he said that the conditions corresponding to the potential entry visa were unacceptable. The film’s victory is seen as a form of protest against Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim majority nations.


Best Animated Short  – Piper


Best Animated Feature – Zootopia

ZOOTOPIA – JUDY HOPPS, an optimistic bunny who’s new to Zootopia’s police department. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Zootopia, in addition to being a children’s film doubled up as a political commentary on the dangers of stereotyping and discrimination in a multi cultural world.


Best Visual Effects – The Jungle Book


Best Film Editing – Hacksaw Ridge


Best Documentary Short – The White Helmets

White Shorts

White Helmets is based on a volunteer rescue group operating in rebel-held parts of Syria. The film’s director Orlando von Einsiedel prompted the audience for a standing ovation if they support ending the civil war in Syria.


Best Live-Action Short – Sing



Best Original Screenplay – Manchester by the Sea


Best Adapted Screenplay – Moonlight









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