The Academy Awards® has a 91-year-old history of honouring the world’s finest films, actors and technicians. Star Movies has been the official home of the Oscars® in India for over 20 years. The Academy Awards is a special occasion for Star Movies and all the Hollywood fans in India. So, Star Movies has dedicated an entire month of celebration for this marquee event.
The Oscars® has a great mix in store for movie fans this year. The 91st Academy Awards has already shown us why we love them with some critically acclaimed films such as Bohemian Rhapsody and The Favourite securing nominations in the Best Picture category. ‘Period. End of Sentence’ a 26-minute film which features the real PadMan from India is nominated in the Documentary (Short Subject) category and for the first time ever Marvel’s Black Panther is the first comic book-based movie to be nominated in the Best Picture category.
Star Movies and Star Movies Select HD is going all out to reach movie buffs with some of the best Oscar® nominated and winning movies over the years. During the weekdays there is Celebrating The Oscars festival showcasing the best of Oscars nominated movies every day at 7pm. The weekends are dedicated to some of the best Oscar-winning Blockbusters on Saturdays at 7PM.
This year the Star Movies campaign is all about India cheering for the Oscars® with movie fans wishing the Academy and their favourite nominees for the big day.
From India to Hollywood, #HappyOscarsToYou is an extensive multimedia campaign across print, radio, TV and digital. As a part of this activity, @StarMoviesIndia social media pages (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) has become a platform for fans to wish their favourite Oscar nominees. That’s not all, on the day of the Oscars, Star Movies will also be asking the viewers to host the Oscars right from their living room by capturing the best moments and tweeting with #HappyOscarsToYou and #Oscars
Watch the LIVE telecast of the Oscars on 25th of February at 05:30 AM and repeat at 8:30 PM exclusively on Star Movies and Star Movies Select HD