Everything everywhere all at once scores big, historic day for Indian cinema.
The list of nominees for 95th Academy Awards are out now with Michelle Yeoh becoming only second Asian to get nominated as the best actress, Natu Natu becoming India’s first film song to get nominated.
Everything Everywhere all at Once scores the highest with 11, followed by German movie, All Quiet on the Western Front, and The Banshees of Inisherin with nine nods each.
Malaysian Michelle Yeoh scored a nomination in the best actress category becoming the second Asian to do so in Oscars’ near 100 year history.
Angela Bassett gets nominated in the best supporting actress category thereby becoming the first person from MCU to get an acting nomination, for the film ‘Black Panther : Wakanda Forever’
Furthermore, Golden Globe winning song ‘Naatu Naatu‘ continues it’s glorious run by getting nominated for the best original song, becoming the first Indian song to do so.
This edition’s nominations also saw two sequels, ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ getting nominated for the best picture for the first time in Oscars’ history.
Interestingly, Cate Blanchett is the only former Oscar winning actor to get a nomination this year.
Let’s see the list of top categories
All Quiet on the Western Front – Netflix
Avatar: The Way of Water – 20th Century Studios
The Banshees of Inisherin – Searchlight Pictures
Elvis – Warner Bros
Everything Everywhere All at Once – A24
The Fabelmans – Universal Pictures
Tár – Focus Features
Top Gun: Maverick – Paramount Pictures
Triangle of Sadness – NEON
Women Talking – United Artists Releasing/Orion Pictures
Cate Blanchett in Tár
Ana de Armas in Blonde
Andrea Riseborough in To Leslie
Michelle Williams in The Fabelmans
Michelle Yeoh in Everything Everywhere All at Once
Austin Butler in Elvis
Colin Farrell in The Banshees of Inisherin
Brendan Fraser in The Whale
Paul Mescal in Aftersun
Bill Nighy in Living
Best supporting actor
Brian Tyree Henry – Causeway
Judd Hirsch – The Fabelmans
Brendan Gleeson – Banshees on Inisherin
Barry Keoghan – Banshees of Inisherin
Ke Huy Quan – Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best supporting actress
Angela Bassett – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Hong Chau – The Whale
Kerry Condon – The Banshees of Inisherin
Jamie Lee Curtis – Everything Everywhere All at Once
Stephanie Hsu – Everything Everywhere All at Once
All That Breathes
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
Fire of Love
A House Made of Splinters
Applause – Tell It like a Woman
Hold My Hand – Top Gun: Maverick
Lift Me Up – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Naatu Naatu – RRR
This Is A Life – Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best international film
All Quiet on the Western Front – Germany
Argentina, 1985 – Argentina
Close – Belgium
EO – Poland
The Quiet Girl – Ireland