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Oscars 2017: Where can you watch the 89th Academy Awards live in India?

Oscars 2017: Watch the 89th Academy Awards hosted by Jimmy Kimmel live on Star Movies and Hotstar.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
February 25, 2017 1:29:56 pm
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The excitement about the 89th Academy Awards is high. There are predictions, there are opinions and there are the red carpet appearances. Who will win vs. Who should win is the most commonly discussed topic about Oscars 2017 and with less than 24 hours left, we tell you where you can watch the most exciting award show of the season.

The Academy Awards will be held at Dolby Theatres, Los Angeles on February 26. To watch Oscars 2017, tune in to Star Movies, Star Movies HD, and Star Movies Select HD channels depending on your subscriptions.

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Time: The live show will be broadcast on Monday, February 26, 2017, at 5.30 am (yes, that is before the sun rises).
There is also a repeat telecast at 9 pm for those who would love to see the winners collect their Oscars but would love to skip the red carpet shenanigans.

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You can also log onto Hotstar, to watch the show live.

This time, the show will be hosted by the veteran late night show host, Jimmy Kimmel. He has also hosted the Emmys twice and the VMA as well. The attendees look forward to quite a gala time with this comedian and his all time enemy Matt Damon (more like all time friend) in the same room.

Presenters include Dwayne Johnson, Leonardo Di Caprio, Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson and Dakota Johnson.

John Legend will be performing the popular numbers “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” and “City of Stars” from La La Land. Justin Timberlake will perform “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” from Trolls. The others performances include Auli’i Cravalho and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “How Far I’ll Go” from Moana and Sting’s “The Empty Chair” from Jim: The James Foley Story.

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As of February 12, 2017, Hidden Figures, which has been nominated under three categories has had a good run at the North America Box Office, in fact, even better than Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone’s La La Land. The musical has been nominated under 14 categories. Moonlight, the film that stands second, with 8 nominations, however, stood last when it came to collections.

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