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Former Miss Malaysia Michelle Yeoh wins Oscars 2023 Best Actress

Malaysian actress and former beauty queen Michelle Yeoh bagged the Best Actress award at Oscars 2023 for her notable performance in the 2022 sci-fi/adventure/comedy film Everything Everywhere All at Once. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the 95th Academy Awards aired on Monday, March 13, and was held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Michelle made history by becoming the first person of Asian descent to win the Academy Award for Best Actress. She also won the same recognition at the Golden Globes for the same film last month. The 60-year-old played the role of Evelyn Quan Wang, an overwhelmed but optimistic laundromat owner who saved the universe. She beat Andrea Riseborough (To Leslie), Cate Blanchett (Tar), Michelle Williams (The Fabelmans), and Ana de Armas (Blonde). Before becoming an award-winning international actress, Michelle was crowned Miss Malaysia (Miss World Malaysia) in 1983 and went on to represent her country at the Miss World 1983 pageant which was held at the Ro

Priyanka Chopra announces Oscars 2021 nominations with husband Nick Jonas

Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra and husband Nick Jonas have announced the nominations for the Oscars 2021 in a two-part live stream on digital platforms from London on Monday, March 15. The Indian beauty could not contain her excitement for the film she produced and starred "The White Tiger" which was nominated in the best adapted screenplay category. "This is by far the coolest [work from home] day ever," Priyanka wrote on social media. She also shared some photos taken by English photographer and film director Greg Williams while congratulating all the nominees and thanking the academy for the opportunity to host the announcement. The 93rd Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, April 25 at the Dolby Theatre and Union Station in Los Angeles, two months later than originally planned due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide. Photo: The Academy /