"As people and as entertainers, we are one"
The highly-anticipated 92nd Academy Awards 2020, more popularly known as the Oscars 2020 is the current talk of the town and it seems Bollywood stars are also chiming in.
The Oscars 2020 began in high spirits and ended with an eruption of cheers on February 9, 2020.
Celebrities like Brad Pitt, Joaquin Phoenix, Laura Dern and Renee Zellweger bagged the major awards.
Yet, it was team Parasite (2019) who dominated the Oscars 2020 awards in four major categories; Best Screenplay, Best International Feature Film, Best Film and Best Director.
The South Korean film is hailed as a dark comedy thriller and is the first overseas film to win the award for Best Film.
Team Parasite (2019) is being applauded from across the world for their tremendous win and a host of Bollywood celebrities have also been showing their support.
Bollywood stars like Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Ashwini Iyer Tiwari, Sidharth Malhotra and many more took to Twitter to shower praise for team Parasite (2019).
On Twitter, Ashwini Iyer Tiwari shared a picture of her television screen showing team Parasite onstage during the Oscars 2020 accepting their award. She captioned it:
“The world of storytelling is evolving literally so and it’s for us to see.
“There is hope that no matter who you are or where you come from no dream is unachievable, we just have to keep living and breathing it every day.”
The world of storytelling is evolving literally so and it’s for us to see. There is hope that no matter who you are or where you come from no dream is unachievable, we just have to keep living and breathing it everyday. #Parasite #Oscar2020 #ilovemovies #Moviegoals #Oscars pic.twitter.com/Rq9wWQhLYK
— Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari (@Ashwinyiyer) February 10, 2020
Priyanka Chopra also took to Twitter to share her delight for team Parasite (2019) taking home four major Oscar awards. She said:
“Wow! It’s so emotional to see an international film like Parasite (2019), in Korean with English subtitles, not only receive such a warm embrace from audiences around the world, but also this kind of recognition from one of the most prestigious film academy’s in the world.
“It’s time for representation. As people and as entertainers, we are one through entertainment.
“Our craft has the power to transcend borders and languages and tonight Parasite (2019) demonstrated exactly that.
“Congratulations to the entire film for shattering the glass ceiling and making history as the first non-English film to win Best Picture.”
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) February 10, 2020
Indian actress Shruti Seth further added: “The #Oscars giving serious hope this morning.”
Filmmaker Krishna D.K. also gave his reaction to the winners of Oscars 2020 and chimed in on Parasite’s win. He said: “What a night for Korea!”
It seems actor Sidharth Malhotra is a fan of the film. In response to Milap’s tweet about watching Parasite he said: “It’s superb! Must watch bro.”
It’s superb ! Must watch bro https://t.co/KH75gKFPrK
— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) February 10, 2020
Here is the full list of the Oscars 2020 winners:
Best Picture– Parasite
Documentary (Short)– Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)
Documentary Feature– American Factory
International Feature Film– South Korea, Parasite
Animated Feature Film– Toy Story 4
Animated Short Film– Hair Love
Live -Action Short Film– The Neighbours’ Window
Adapted Screenplay– Jojo Rabbit
Original Screenplay– Parasite
Actor in a Leading Role– Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Actress in a Leading Role– Renee Zellweger, Judy
Actor in a Supporting Role– Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood
Actress in a Supporting Role– Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Original Song– ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again, Rocketman’
Director– Bong Joon Ho, Parasite
Production Design– Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood
Costume Design– Little Women
Sound Editing– Ford v Ferrari
Sound Mixing– 1917
Original Score– Hildur Guonadottir, Joker
Visual Effects– 1917
Film Editing– Ford v Ferrari
Makeup and Hairstyling– Bombshell
The 92nd Academy Awards will certainly go down in history for its first-ever overseas winner Parasite (2019) who took home four major awards.
Everyone from all over the world, including our Bollywood stars are delighted with Parasite’s win and rightly so.