Oscar nominations 2021: Priyanka Chopra’s The White Tiger earns a nod for Best Adapted Screenplay

Oscar nominations 2021: Priyanka Chopra’s The White Tiger earns a nod for Best Adapted Screenplay

She was on hand to announce the nominations for Academy Awards on Monday morning.

And Priyanka Chopra’s The White Tiger received its own nod for Best Adapted Screenplay in the coveted ceremony which will take place on April 25.

The 38-year-old actress presented the nominations alongside her husband, Nick Jonas, during a two-part live presentation on Monday via global live stream due to the ongoing pandemic.

Congratulations! Priyanka Chopra’s The White Tiger received its own nod for Best Adapted Screenplay in the coveted ceremony which will take place on April 25

Best Adapted Screenplay nods were also given to Regina King’s One Night in Miami, Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland, Florian Zeller’s The Father, and Jason Woliner’s  Borat Subsequent MovieFilm. 

The White Tiger is a film from a novel of the same name, written by Australian-Indian author Aravind Adiga.

The film describes ‘an extraordinary journey of a self-made man from a tea-shop worker in a village to a successful entrepreneur in a big city.’ 

Priyanka worked alongside Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao, Mahesh Manjrekar and Vijay Maurya. 

Good work: The White Tiger is a film from a novel of the same name, written by Australian-Indian author Aravind Adiga

Good work: The White Tiger is a film from a novel of the same name, written by Australian-Indian author Aravind Adiga

The film describes 'an extraordinary journey of a self-made man from a tea-shop worker in a village to a successful entrepreneur in a big city'

The film describes ‘an extraordinary journey of a self-made man from a tea-shop worker in a village to a successful entrepreneur in a big city’

Director Ava DuVernay previously tweeted her love for the movie in March.

‘The caliber of the filmmaking, from direction to design to screenwriting to performance to editing to music, is a sight to see. I’m not the only one who thinks so…,’ she wrote.

While the Oscars are usually held at the Dolby Theatre, this year’s ceremony will be hosted in multiple locations due to the coronavirus.  

'The caliber of the filmmaking, from direction to design to screenwriting to performance to editing to music, is a sight to see. I'm not the only one who thinks so...,' Ava DuVernay described the movie on social media

‘The caliber of the filmmaking, from direction to design to screenwriting to performance to editing to music, is a sight to see. I’m not the only one who thinks so…,’ Ava DuVernay described the movie on social media

‘In this unique year that has asked so much of so many, the Academy is determined to present an Oscars like none other, while prioritizing the public health and safety of all those who will participate,’ a spokesperson for the Academy told Variety.

‘To create the in-person show our global audience wants to see, while adapting to the requirements of the pandemic, the ceremony will broadcast live from multiple locations, including the landmark Dolby Theatre.’

 The 93rd Academy Awards were originally scheduled for Feb. 28 and will now air on April 25.

Action: Priyanka worked alongside Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao, Mahesh Manjrekar and Vijay Maurya

Action: Priyanka worked alongside Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao, Mahesh Manjrekar and Vijay Maurya

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