Bollywood Actress Priyanka Chopra Called for Oscar Night

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Priyanka Chopra, a little-known actress in the Indian film industry – called Bollywood – will be among the bevy of Hollywood artists who have been selected as presenters for the Oscar night.

Oscars producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced a third slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live Oscar Sunday, February 28, on ABC.

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The presenters, including several Oscar winners, are:

  • Patricia Arquette
  • Abraham Attah
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Emily Blunt
  • Louis C.K.
  • Common
  • Russell Crowe
  • Chris Evans
  • Jennifer Garner
  • Louis Gossett, Jr.
  • Michael B. Jordan
  • Rachel McAdams
  • Dev Patel
  • Eddie Redmayne
  • Daisy Ridley
  • Sarah Silverman
  • Sofia Vergara

Through their work, these artists have shown us the unique, transformative power of cinema,” said Hill and Hudlin. “We are delighted they will be joining us on the Oscars stage this year.”

Previously announced presenters and performers include:

  • Steve Carell
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Benicio del Toro
  • Tina Fey
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Ryan Gosling
  • Kevin Hart
  • Quincy Jones
  • Lady Gaga
  • Byung-hun Lee
  • Jared Leto
  • Julianne Moore
  • Olivia Munn
  • Margot Robbie
  • Jason Segel
  • Andy Serkis
  • J.K. Simmons
  • Sam Smith
  • Charlize Theron
  • Jacob Tremblay
  • Kerry Washington
  • The Weeknd
  • Pharrell Williams
  • Reese Witherspoon

The 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.

The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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