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‘Parasite’ Wins Best Picture at Oscars 2020
Korean director Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite beat Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker to win Best Picture at the 92nd Academy Awards, held today at Los Angeles. The film also won Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best International Feature Film. The Oscars for Best actor and actress in the leading role were given to Joaquin Phoenix (Joker) and Renée Zellweger (Judy), respectively.
Check out the complete list of winners here.
Kalki Koechlin Names Her Baby Girl Sappho
Kalki Koechlin and Guy Hershberg, who welcomed a daughter a few days ago, has named their newborn Sappho. On Sunday, the actor took to Instagram to thank everyone for their wishes. She also praised the women who go through the pain of pregnancy.
“Please welcome Sappho. Born 07/02/20. She just spent 9 month wrapped up like a momo in my uterus. Let’s give her some space…Thank you for all the good wishes and positive energy pouring in. And respect to all the women who go through the intense and gruesome experience of birth, be it vaginal or c section, so many of whom are not given credit or support for the biggest challenges they face, but are expected to do it out of some kind of duty. The process takes a huge toll both psychological and physical and should have the backing of an entire community to truly heal,” she wrote.
Kalki also urged her followers to spread love. “And a reminder to each and every human being of where we started, being formed from tiny molecules to conscious, beautiful beings. We are survivors of the biggest battle, the one for life and existence, and should treat ourselves and others with that love and respect. ‘Some say an army of horsemen or infantry, A fleet of ships is the fairest thing on the black earth, but I say It’s what one loves’ ~Sappho~ circa 600BC,” she added.
Along with the post, Kalki also posted a picture of the imprints of a person’s two feet. Kalki’s boyfriend Guy Hershberg, who is the father of the child, too posted the same image.
Income Tax Dept Summons Actor Vijay Over Tax Evasion Charges
The Income Tax Department on Monday summoned Tamil actor Vijay over charges of tax evasion and his alleged links with financier Anbu Chezhiyan, reported ANI The development comes after the IT Department on Friday carried out a raid at the actor’s residence in Panaiyur area in Chennai. I-T officials have been involved in searches in properties related to movie financier Anbu Chezhiyan since Wednesday, 5 February. They have also conducted searches in over 20 locations related to the AGS Group, which includes AGS Cinemas and AGS Entertainment, which produced Vijay’s 2019 film Bigil.