The 96th Academy Awards were presented by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, United States of America. 

Key Highlights of the 96th Academy Awards 

  • ‘Oppenheimer’ won in 7 categories, while ‘Poor Things’ won in 4 categories.
  • Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr won their first Oscars, while Christopher Nolan won his first-ever directing award. 
  • The ceremony was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel for the fourth time. 

Winners of the 96th Academy Awards

About Academy Awards 

  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was incorporated in 1927.
  • The First Academy Awards were handed out on May 16, 1929, at an Academy banquet in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
  • Winners receive a gold-plated statuette commonly called “Oscar”.
  • The 96th Academy Awards was given in 23 categories. 

India’s performance at the Academy Awards 

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