Oscars, the biggest honours in cinema, have been announced. Will Smith is Best Actor for King Richard, Jessica Chastain wins for The Eyes of Tammy Faye. Jane Campion has won Best Director for The Power of the Dog.
Will Smith sparked a huge controversy by slapping presenter Chris Rock for making fun of his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.
Meanwhile, Apple's target="_blank">CODA , a moving portrait of a teenager and her deaf family, emerged as the first streaming film to win Best Picture.
Its surprise win at Oscars 2022 is a big moment for disability rights. The Academy chooses a heartful, sentimental story over the nuanced, complex storytelling of The Power of the Dog, which was considered a frontrunner.
CODA actor Troy Kotsur has scripted history as the first deaf man to win an acting Oscar today. He won Best Supporting Actor.
Ariana DeBose took home the Best Supporting Actress award for West Side Story. She is the first openly-queer woman of colour to bag an Oscar.
Sci-fi epic Dune won cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Film editing, Best Sound , Best Production Design and Best Visual effects. The Oscar for Best Makeup and Hairstyling has gone to The Eyes of Tammy Faye.
Encanto is Best Animated Feature. It has won wide praise for representing Hispanic culture accurately. Drive My Car from Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi is Best International Feature Film.
India's Writing With Fire missed out on an Oscar in Best Documentary, losing to Summer of Soul.