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Who Will Host The 91st Academy Awards 2019?

Following the tradition, The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences announced the nomination for the Oscar award 2019 but the Academy Awards are in news for a different reason.

The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences is going to deliver the 91st annual Academy Awards on 24, February 2018 without a host. Yes, the news is that the award ceremony will go without any host.

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The reason

Kevin Hart, the popular comedian and Oscar host, dropped out of the award ceremony after a series of homophobic tweets targeting the host appeared on the social media. Why was Kevin Hart targeted and trolled on social media isn’t clear but the comedian has taken the decision not to host the 91st annual Academy Awards.

The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences also faced embarrassment due to the “Popular Film” category that it introduced in the 2019 list of winners. The move was seen as a way to sideline Black Panther that tops of the list of Best Picture. The academy immediately removed the new category to escape criticism and to …

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Rajinikanth Films 2.0 And Petta Enter 100-Million-Dollar Club

Elated by two consecutive hits, Rajinikanth is planning a commercial entertainer with AR Murugadoss

Released on 20 November, 2018, 2.0 made to the 100-million-dollar mark worldwide and now the movie is going to hit the 56000 screens in China in May 2019. Produced at a whooping budget of INR 543 crore, the movie earned more than INR 700 crore.

Released on 10 January, 2019, Petta also entered the coveted 100-million-dollar club within 11 days of its release. It’s surprising but true. Petta accumulated a wealth of INR 14.04 crore in only 18 days only in Chennai but the overall box office collection is more than INR 250 crore.

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Petta is made in Tamil but dubbed in Telugu and Hindi and it is released worldwide including the US, Canada, Singapore and Malaysia where Rajinikanth enjoys a huge following. Petta garnered close to $10 million from overseas market due to the popularity of Thalaiva.

At home, the Superstar has a huge fan following – 5 million followers on Twitter. Also, the Forbes included Rajinikanth in its Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for …