Julia’s new movie – ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ managed to draw the ire of the Hindus, as they weren’t happy with the way the Hindus have been portrayed in the movie. The controversy arose, as the Hindus were miffed with the authenticity of their portrayal. Many of the Hindu traditions, rituals and beliefs have been wrongly portrayed in the movie.
While presenting the Best Actor Award to Denzel Washington, she made a gaffe, saying she was glad that Tom Conti wasn`t there. She meant the conductor Bill Conti, who had tried to hasten the conclusion of her Oscar speech the previous year, but instead named the Scottish actor.