New Delhi / Team Digital. Oscar Award 2023 has been very special for India. This time India has won two awards, due to which the happiness of Hindi cinema knows no bounds. Guneet Monga’s short documentary ‘The Elephant Whispers’ and the song ‘Naatu-Naatu’ from ‘RRR’ have brought laurels to India across the world by winning the Best Original Song award. Everyone knows about the Oscar Award today, but very few people know who won the world’s first Oscar Award.
This is another name for Oscar
Let us tell you that the Oscar Academy Award itself is known as the Oscar Award. This award is the biggest and most respected award in the entertainment industry. With this award, the Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences of America honors people who do excellent work in the film industry every year.
The first Oscar was held in this hotel
You will be surprised to know that the world’s first Oscar Award was held on 16 May 1929 at the Roosevelt Hotel. A dinner party was held in the Blossom Room of the same hotel, in which a total of 270 people attended. A $5 ticket was kept for this. In this year’s Oscar Awards, 15 people were selected from the films made in 1927 and 1928.
He got the first award
The winners of the first-ever Oscar Awards were announced about three months in advance. Let us tell you that the function of the first Oscar Award was completed in just 15 minutes. In this, the first Best Actor Award was given to Emil Janning for his film ‘The Last Command’ and ‘The Way of All Flash’. The Best Actress award was given to Janet Gaynor. At the same time, 2 awards were given for direction, one for drama Frank Borjage and the other for Lewis Milestone.
The function was telecast from here
The first Oscars held in 1929 was delivered to the public through radio. After this, for the first time in 1953, the award function was also broadcast on TV. At the same time, the Oscar Awards are broadcast live in more than 200 countries all over the world.