The Oscars 2023 will feature actor Deepika Padukone as a presenter, it has been confirmed. Deepika uploaded a post on Instagram listing each presenter’s name. Along with Riz Ahmed, Emily Blunt, Glenn Close, Troy Kotsur, Dwayne Johnson, Michael B. Jordan, Jennifer Connelly, Samuel L. Jackson, Melissa McCarthy, Zoe Saldana, Donnie Yen, Jonathan Majors, Janelle Monae, Ariana DeBose, and Questlove are also on the list. “#oscars#oscars95,” Deepika commented when sharing the post. Ranveer Singh, Deepika’s husband and fellow actor, responded to the post by posting emojis of an angel and applauding hands. “Deepu, I can’t wait to watch you, said Neha Dhupia. Anisha Padukone, Deepika’s sister, penned the word “Boom”.
Fans showered Deepika with affection and respect as well. Nobody is doing it like Deepika Padukone, someone said. “Well done. Priyanka came first, and now Deepika. Another admirer remarked, “Indian actresses are succeeding. Please make room for the Queen! She’s gaining ground everywhere. There’s no slowing her down or even trying to stop her, one Instagram user commented.
The 95th Academy Awards will take place at the Dolly Theatre in Los Angeles on March 12 (March 13 in India). Three important Indian films are competing for the prestigious Oscars Awards 2023 nominations, making this a special year for India. The RRR song Naatu Naatu, which earlier this year took up the Golden Globe for Best Original Song, is now on the shortlist for the award. Both All That Breathes by Shaunak Sen and The Elephant Whisperers by Guneet Monga have received nominations for Best Documentary Feature and Short, respectively.
Fans last saw Deepika in the Indian film Pathaan, which made over 400 crore in just two weeks. The film has already made more than $1 billion at the global box office. Shah Rukh Khan, John Abraham, Dimple Kapadia, and Ashutosh Rana were among the other actors in the movie. In February, it was released in theaters. In the upcoming Hrithik Roshan film Fighter, Deepika will next be seen alongside him. Fighter, directed by Siddharth Anand, will be released in theaters on January 25, 2024. It also has Akshay Oberoi, Karan Singh Grover, and Anil Kapoor in significant roles. Deepika and Hrithik work together on screen for the first time in this movie. She will co-star with Prabhas in the upcoming movie Project K.