Deepika Padukone, one of the most popular and influential actresses in the Hindi film industry, has once again made India proud. After unveiling the FIFA World Cup trophy in Qatar, she has now been announced as one of the presenters at the 95th Academy Awards, which will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 12, 2023. This news has excited her millions of fans and followers, who have been congratulating her since the announcement.
Deepika Padukone will join a star-studded list of presenters at the prestigious event, including Hollywood A-listers like Emily Blunt, Samuel L. Jackson, Dwayne Johnson, Michael B. Jordan, Janelle Monáe, Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Connelly, Riz Ahmed, Melissa McCarthy, and others. As the second Indian to present an Oscar, Deepika will follow in the footsteps of Bollywood’s global icon, Priyanka Chopra, who presented the award for Best Film Editing at the Oscars 2016.
On her official Instagram handle, Deepika announced the good news by posting a picture of the Oscar statue with the caption “#oscars, #oscars95”. Her husband, actor Ranveer Singh, was among the first to congratulate her by dropping angel face and clapping hands emojis in her comment section. Her family, industry friends, and fans also flocked to her comment section to celebrate her achievement.
Deepika’s presence at the Academy Awards is a significant achievement not just for her but also for the Indian film industry. She has been a trailblazer in Bollywood and has become a global icon with her talent, style, and grace. Her appearance at the Oscars is expected to inspire young Indian actors and actresses to pursue their dreams and break barriers in the international entertainment industry.
Deepika’s upcoming projects include ‘Fighter,’ where she will share the screen space with Hrithik Roshan for the first time, and the much-awaited sci-fi thriller, ‘Project K,’ alongside South superstar Prabhas. With her star power and immense talent, Deepika Padukone continues to raise the bar for Indian actors and actresses in the international entertainment industry.