This Article is From Mar 03, 2023

Oscars 2023: Deepika Padukone Will Present An Award - This Is Not A Drill

The 95th Academy Awards will be held on March 12 (March 13 in India) at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre

Deepika Padukone shared this picture. (courtesy: deepikapadukone)

New Delhi:

Deepika Padukone, on Thursday, announced the exciting news that she is among the celebrities presenting at the 95th Oscars. The actress shared a post on her Instagram with the names of all the presenters. The list also includes Riz Ahmed, Emily Blunt, Glenn Close, Troy Kotsur, Dwayne Johnson, Jennifer Connelly, Samuel L. Jackson, Melissa McCarthy, Zoe Saldana Donnie Yen, Jonathan Majors and Questlove. Sharing the post, the actress simply wrote, "#oscars#oscars95." The 95th Academy Awards will be held on March 12 (March 13 in India) at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre.

Soon after she shared the post, Neha Dhupia was among the first ones to drop a comment: "an't wait to watch you Deepu @deepikapadukone." 

Deepika Padukone's fans also flooded the comment section. A user wrote, "Pathaan's girl at the Oscar," while another wrote, "This tym is ours Deepika mam." 

Take a look at Deepika's post below: 

Earlier this year, Deepika Padukone unveiled a FIFA World Cup trophy in Qatar. Also, last year she was one of the jury members at Cannes.  

Meanwhile, this year the Oscars is going to be extra special for India as one song and two documentaries have been nominated in different categories. Naatu Naatu from SS Rajamouli's RRR has also been nominated at this year's Oscars in the Best Original Song category. The song's music has been composed by MM Keeravaani, while its lyrics are written by Chandrabose. All That Breathes will compete for Best Documentary Feature Film, while The Elephant Whisperers is among the nominees for Best Documentary Short Film. 

Not just this, theRRR song Naatu Naatu will be performed live on stage at the 95th Academy Awards. Singers Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava, in their Oscar debut, will be performing the track on stage, the Academy announced on Tuesday night.

Coming back to Deepika Padukone, the actress is basking in the success of her recently released movie Pathaan. Next, she will be seen in Fighter with Hrithik Roshan.