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Priyanka Chopra to announce Oscar nominations 2018Behind the scenes with Priyanka Chopra. Tune in to the #OscarNoms announcement on Tuesday at 5:22am PT. — From the Twitter A/C of The Academy ‏— @TheAcademy.

Priyanka Chopra to announce Oscar nominations 2018

23 Jan 2018 | 1:08 PM

LOS ANGELES: Indian actor, Priyanka Chopra has been chosen to announce the list of nominations for the 90th Academy Awards. The news was confirmed by the award's official Instagram page, The Academy.

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Los Angeles, January 23

Indian actor, Priyanka Chopra has been chosen to announce the list of nominations for the 90th Academy Awards. The news was confirmed by the award's official Instagram page, The Academy.

Priyanka will do the honours along with some renowned names of Hollywood – Michelle Rodriguez, Rebel Wilson, and Rosaria Dawson. Though she is not new to the awards ceremony as this will be her fourth consecutive year on the red carpet, it is going to be her first more-active role in the workings.

The voting process began on January 5 and the nominations had to be submitted by January 12. Now the balloting for Oscar 2018 nominations will come to a close on January 23.

Nominations for all 24 categories will be announced from the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Announcements will be made in a two-part, live presentation by the mentioned stars.

Expectations and speculations are running high about who is going to bag the golden statuette.

In one of the images shared by The Academy, Priyanka is seen lounging in black cigarette trousers and metallic shimmery top.

Behind the scenes with Priyanka Chopra. Tune in to the #OscarNoms announcement on Tuesday at 5:22am PT.

The Academy Awards 2018 will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel for the second year in a row. The ceremony will take place at Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles on March 4. — ANI.

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Priyanka Chopra to announce Oscar nominations

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LOS ANGELES: Priyanka Chopra, who made waves when she appeared for two consecutive Academy Awards, has now gone beyond the red carpet appearances and will be announcing the Oscar nominations for this year.

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Global star Priyanka Chopra is all set to announce the nominations for the Oscar awards this year. The Academy took to its Instagram page and shared some behind-the-scenes glimpses which revealed that few celebrities have been picked for the special occasion, which include our very own desi girl.

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