Oscars 2024: ‘Oppenheimer’ Wins 7 Oscars, Cillian Best Actor & Nolan Best Director

Today, on March 11th, the prestigious 96th Academy Awards are set to be announced at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The ceremony witnessed the film ‘Oppenheimer’ clinching a total of seven awards, including the coveted Best Picture. Cillian Murphy was honored with the Best Actor award, while Christopher Nolan secured the accolade for Best Director.

Best Actor Oscar winner Cillian Murphy

Robert Downey Jr. received the Best Supporting Actor award for his role in the same film. This marks his first Oscar win, adding a significant milestone to his illustrious career.

‘Oppenheimer’ Sweeps Oscars Across Multiple Categories

In a remarkable feat, ‘Oppenheimer’ has clinched awards in several categories at the Oscars. Not only did it secure the Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, and Best Cinematography awards, but it was also nominated in an impressive total of 13 categories. This outstanding achievement solidifies ‘Oppenheimer’ as a cinematic masterpiece across various aspects of filmmaking.

Director Christopher Nolan, producers Emma Thomas and Charles Rowan won Best Picture for Oppenheimer.

‘Poor Things’ Takes Home Four Oscars

The film ‘Poor Things’ achieved a remarkable feat by winning Oscars in four categories. The film’s lead actress, Emma Stone, was honored with the Best Actress award, marking her second Oscar win. Previously, in 2016, she secured the Best Actress award for the film ‘La La Land’.

In addition to the Best Actress category, ‘Poor Things’ also triumphed in the Best Costume Design, Production Design, and Makeup and Hairstyling categories. This impressive sweep across multiple domains underscores the film’s excellence and contribution to the art of filmmaking.

Emma Stone won the Best Actress Oscar for 'Poor Things'

‘Barbie’ Receives Sole Oscar for Best Original Song

The film ‘Barbie’ attained a singular Oscar win, securing the Best Original Song award for the track performed by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell. Despite being nominated in eight categories, ‘Barbie’ stood out in its triumph in the Best Original Song category.

Davin Joy Randolph poses with the Oscar trophy after the award for Best Supporting Actress

Da’Vine Joy Randolph Honored with Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars

Da’Vine Joy Randolph was recognized with the prestigious Best Supporting Actress award at the Oscars. Additionally, the award for Best Animated Short Film was bestowed upon “War is Over”. “American Fiction” clinched the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Tribute to Indian Art Director Nitin Desai

During the Oscars ceremony, a heartfelt tribute was paid to Indian art director Nitin Desai. Nitin Desai met his untimely demise on August 2, 2023, at his studio in Karjat, Maharashtra, after battling an illness. 

Known for his remarkable set designs in films like “Lagaan” and “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam”, Nitin Desai’s contributions left an indelible mark on Indian cinema. His creativity and passion for his craft enriched numerous cinematic experiences and will be remembered fondly by generations to come.

Rasesh Nageshwar

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