B-Town hooked to Oscar 2015 presentation on TV sets

Like the rest of the world, Bollywood celebrities were glued to their TV sets since morning to watch the 87th Academy awards at Los Angeles.

PTI| Updated: Feb 23, 2015, 11:20 AM IST
B-Town hooked to Oscar 2015 presentation on TV sets

Mumbai: Like the rest of the world, Bollywood celebrities were glued to their TV sets since morning to watch the 87th Academy awards at Los Angeles.

Kunal Khemu, who is awake since early morning, took to Twitter, saying, "Wake up at 7am to watch #Oscar2015 Check Support my favourite film of the year #WhiplashMovie and whistle each time it wins one."

Kunal's wife Soha Ali Khan said, "What an incredible year at the #Oscars2015 - three awards so far for my favourite film of the year #Whiplash."

The newly-married couple's favourite film 'Whiplash', a musical drama, won three Oscars for best supporting actor to J K Simmons and Academy Award for best sound mixing and editing.

Selma's protest anthem 'Glory', which gave its first Oscar to the Martin Luther King, Jr film, got a thumbs up from celebrities.

"Glory... Outstanding! Performance, staging, everything... Just wow! #Oscars2015 @johnlegend," Sophie Choudry tweeted.

Echoing the same sentiments, actress Neha Sharma tweeted, "Just loved #glory... What a performance @johnlegend."

'Birdman' director Alejandro G Inarritu Academy award for best director and picture was hailed by the B-Town.

"#birdman - best picture !!! Best director. Stunning! #2015Oscars," tweeted Sonal Chauhan.

Milap Zaveri wrote, "Yup #Birdman deserved best director. But #Boyhood pls for Best Film!"

"Innaaaaarittoooo," Nimrat Kaur tweeted.

Actors like Dia Mirza, Choudry expressed their disappointment over the best picture, director loss to 'Boyhood'.

"#Boyhood all the way. #Linklaterismyhero #Oscar2015 I am so disappointed," Mirza wrote.

Filmmaker Deepa Mehta posted, "Birdman? Best Picture? A travesty. SO sad about #Boyhood- the real winner. Shocked."

Zaveri posted, "#Boyhood was the most brilliant, moving and ballsy film in decades. Shame that it lost out."