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Priyanka Chopra to announce Oscar nominees

Priyanka Chopra to announce Oscar nominees

Priyanka Chopra and her Oscar connection are becoming stronger every year.

Nearly every year, since Priyanka Chopra begin starring in her own international series, Quantico, we have seen her on the Academy Awards stage announcing the winners of different categories.

It also helps that her show air on the same channel (ABC) that Academy Awards gets telecast.

However, this year, it gets even more special for Priyanka Chopra.

Priyanka Chopra is all set to announce the nominees for the Oscar awards this year.

This was confirmed when The Academy Awards team posted behind-the-scenes footage of the actress prepping herself up for the shoot on their Twitter handle. Priyanka Chopra was looking every bit the diva we expect her to be.

She won't be alone in announcing the nominees. Joining her in this task will be Rosario Dawson (Sin City), Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect) and Michelle Rodriguez (Fast & Furious franchise).

The nominees will be announced on Tuesday at 5:22 a.m. PST in two parts as per the Academy Awards website.

The first part of the nominees will be for these categories - Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Score, Production Design, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and Visual Effects.

The second part will have all the non-technical categories like - Actor in a Leading Role, Actor in a Supporting Role, Actress in a Leading Role, Actress in a Supporting Role, Animated Feature Film, Directing, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Original Song, Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay and Original Screenplay.

The Oscars award show will take place on Sunday, March 4 and will be held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood and Highland Centre in Hollywood, California. Jimmy Kimmel, who hosted last year's edition of the awards ceremony, has been retained to host this year's ceremony as well.



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