Oscar Awards 2013: The contenders for the Best Actor statuette are…

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: The stage is set for the world’s most revered and most anticipated awards ceremony. And all eyes are glued on who is going to take home the most coveted awards in the history of world cinema this year.

Of all the categories, the best actor nominations’ league holds a special place. So before the final begins, have a look at the carefully picked male on-screen performers who will be fighting hard to bag the golden statuette this year.

The nominees for the Best Actor trophy for 2013 are: Daniel Day-Lewis for ‘Lincoln’, Denzel Washington for ‘Flight’, Joaquin Phoenix for ‘The Master’, Hugh Jackman for ‘Les Miserables’ and Bradley Cooper for ‘Silver Linings Playbook’.

So while Daniel Day-Lewis is a favourite of the critics; who the jury has lost its heart to will be revealed on February 25, 2012 at the Academy Awards night!