Oscar Nominations: Victoria & Abdul, Starring Ali Fazal And Judi Dench, Gets Two Nods

Oscar nominations: Victoria & Abdul has got two nominations - Best Costume Design, Make-up and Hairstyling

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Oscar Nominations: Victoria & Abdul, Starring Ali Fazal And Judi Dench, Gets Two Nods

Ali Fazal and Judi Dench in Victoria & Abdul (Image courtesy - VictoriaAbdul )

New Delhi: 

Highlights

  1. "We're so proud of the team!" The official account of the film tweeted
  2. The 90th Academy Awards will be held on March 4
  3. The Shape Of Water leads with 13 nominations
The Oscar nominations were announced on Tuesday and Ali Fazal and Judi Dench's Victoria & Abdul has got two nominations. The film has been nominated under these two categories -Best Costume Design and Make-up and Hairstyling. The other nominees in the Best Costume Design category are Beauty and the Beast, Darkest Hour, Phantom Thread and The Shape of Water are up for the race in the, while the Darkest Hour and Wonder, are up for competition in the Make-up and Hairstyling category. The official Twitter account of the film Victoria & Abdul tweeted, "#VictoriaAndAbdul receives two #OscarNoms! We're so proud of the team!"
 

Directed by Stephen Frears, the British biographical drama is based on the namesake novel by Shrabani Basu, which showcases the strong friendship between Queen Victoria and her attendant Abdul Karim.

Judi Dench plays the role of Queen Victoria, while Ali Fazal essays the role of Abdul Karim.

The 90th Academy Awards will be held in Hollywood on March 4 and will be aired in India on the morning of March 5. The much-anticipated nominations for Oscars 2018 were presented by Andy Serkis and Tiffany Haddish, along with Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, Michelle Rodriguez, Rebel Wilson, Michelle Yeoh, and Rosario Dawson as special guests, who appeared in brief videos.

Take a look at the some of the nominees from Oscars 2018:

BEST FILM

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

The Post

Dunkirk

Get Out

Lady Bird

The Shape Of Water

Phantom Thread

Darkest Hour

Call Me By Your Name

BEST DIRECTOR

Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk

Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird

Jordan Peele, Get Out

Guillermo Del Toro, The Shape Of Water

Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread

BEST ACTOR

Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread

Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out

Timothee Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name

Denzel Washington, Roman J Israel, Esq

BEST ACTRESS

Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird

Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Sally Hawkins, The Shape Of Water

Meryl Streep, The Post

Margot Robbie, I, Tonya

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