Oscars 2023: Deepika Padukone joins Emily Blunt, Ariana DeBose, Samuel L Jackson as presenter 

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is one of the presenters at Oscars this year

Deepika Padukone
among Oscars 2023

However, this is not the first time when Pathaan actress Deepika Padukone has represented India abroad 

Deepika Padukone
representing India abroad

Deepika Padukone unveiled the FIFA World Cup Trophy at Qatar ahead of the France vs Argentina final in December. Padukone watched the match with her husband Ranveer Singh at the stadium

Deepika Padukone
at FIFA World Cup

Deepika Padukone was among the jury members at the Cannes Film Festival in May 

Deepika Padukone:
Cannes 2022 jury 

Deepika Padukone will now join the likes of Devil Wears Prada actor Emily Blunt, Hamilton’s Ariana DeBose, Pulp Fiction actor Samuel L Jackson, 101 Dalmatians’ Glenn Close, CODA actor Troy Kotsur, and Nightcrawler’s Riz Ahmed as an Oscars presenter

Academy Awards 2023:
Who are other presenters? 

Jumanji actor Dwayne Johnson, Avatar’s Zoe Saldana, American singer Janelle Monae, Hong Kong actor, director, and mixed martial artist Donnie Yen are also among the presenters at the Oscars this year

Dwayne Johnson, Avatar’s
Zoe Saldana: Oscars 2023

This is not it for the India story at the Oscars as the foot-tapping mass anthem Naatu Naatu from SS Rajamouli’s RRR has been nominated in the Best Original Song category

India at Oscars 2023:
RRR’s Naatu Naatu

Singers Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava will perform Naatu Naatu live at the Oscars 2023 ceremony this year. The song has been composed by MM Keeravaani and lyrics have been given by Chandrabose

Naatu Naatu to be performed
live at Oscars 2023

All That Breathes and The Elephant Whisperers will also represent India as nominees at Oscars 2023. While All That Breathes has been nominated in the Best Documentary Feature Film category, The Elephant Whisperers is competing for the Best Documentary Short Film

Two Indian documentaries
nominated at Oscars 2023

Naatu Naatu fever grips LA, fans of Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn-starrer movie dance away in theatres

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