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Anupam Kher's Oscar date with Bruce Willis

Last updated on: February 25, 2013 16:51 IST

Image: Bruce Willis and Anupam Kher
Photographs: Anupam Kher/Twitter

Here's what your favourtie Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

Bollywood actor Anupam Kher may not have been nominated for Oscars, but he was present at the award ceremony to cheer for his film Silver Linings Playbook which was nominated in eight categories. 

'All Roads in LA lead to Oscars today. My heart & my prayers are only with Silver Linings Playbook. May we win big. So say JAI HO to us.:)' he tweeted.

However, Silver Linings Playbook won only one Oscar in Best Actress category out of eight nominations. 'Congratulations to Jeniffer Lawrence for winning Best Actress Oscar for SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK. She is unassuming and AMAZING.' Kher updated.

He shared a picture of the Oscar cake from his hotel and added: 'Thank You everyone at Hotel Beverly Wilshire for sending me such a beautiful Cake. What a Warm Hearted Gesture.' 

He later posted a picture from the red carpet and wrote: 'You may not see me on the Red Carpet. But here is me in my suit made specially by Burberry.:)' 

Kher, who played the role Dr. Patel in Silver Linings Playbook, also congratulated Ang Lee and other winners and wrote: 'Congratulations to the entire team of Life Of Pi and to the Genius called Ang Lee. Proud to have worked with him. Congratulations to All the Winners tonite at Oscars. What a Splendid show. It is so wonderful to see nominees cheering for each other. And finally THANKS to Everyone related to SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK from day one to today. This has been of the BEST journeys of my career.'

The 57-year -old actor also met Die Hard actor Bruce Willis. 'Bruce Willis was happy to see an equally good looking man from India. He was warm & Hilarious,' he posted with a picture of them together. 


Ang Lee's 'Namaste' charms Bollywood!

Image: Ang Lee
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Life Of Pi director Ang Lee who won the Oscars for the best director congratulated his Indian cast and crew before ending his speech with a Namaste.

Several Bollywood stars were charmed by him and congratulated the entire team for winning 4 Oscars out of 11 nominations. Here's what they said: 

Lisa Ray: ''Namaste' from Ang Lee. Love.  Positively ecstatic for old friend Mychael Danna's #Oscar win for Best Soundtrack for Life of Pi.'

Madhur Bhandarkar: 'Life Of Pi was 1 of the most beautiful cinematic experiences of 2012 fr me. Congrats Ang Lee'

R Madhavan: '"Namaste" at the Oscars.. About time.. Love you Mr Lee.Congrats suraj, Irfan and more than DEserve it.'

Gauri Shinde: 'Yayy so happy Ang Lee wins Best director!!!!'

Shobhaa De: 'Ang Lee's 'Namastey'' during his Oscar's acceptance speech worth more than the Golden Statuette in his hands.'

Renuka Shahane: 'Bollywood award functions mein sab Angrezi bolte hain aur Ang Lee apne Oscar award speech ke anth mein 'Namastey' bolte hain! Wah Ang Lee!!!'

A.R.Rahman: 'Congratulations to Mychael Danna for winning the Academy Award for Best Score... It was long overdue!'


'Some things B'wood award shows should take from the Oscars'

Image: Farah Khan
Every year the Oscars initiates among the Indian celluloid lovers that why we don't have a set of awards that matters or who's better.  

Filmmaker Farah Khan feels Indian award shows should take some things from Oscars. 'Sm things bollywood award shows shld take frm the Oscars.60 second acceptance speeches! V really dn't want 2 hear ur life flashing b4 r eyes,' she tweeted.

Music composer Salim Merchant tweeted: 'I wish we didnt have so many awards in our country. Our film fraternity and all of us would then speak of filmfare too like the Oscars.'

Manoj Bajpayee wrote: 'Wish people could show the same anger in the manner our award shows are held or given it will have a gr8 result.'

Meanwhile, there are some who praised Oscars as well. 

R Madhavan: 'So flawless-Such Class-So much reverence and commitment-so sacred-it is the holy grail of recognition for excellence in cenima.salute oscars'

Shreya Ghoshal: 'Overwhelmed watching Oscars. Watching the genius speak and watching the first time nominee in the audience emotional. It's so special!'

Kunal Kohli: 'the #oscars deserve an #oscar for their presentation & production ! woooooow

Bollywood cheer for Argo

Image: Producers George Clooney and Grant Heslov along with Ben Affleck and Jack Nicholson
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images
Bollywood stars also cheered for Ben Affleck's Argo which took home the Oscar for Best Picture

Arjun Rampal: 'Yes! ARGO best film. A tear for Ben. Well deserved, felt his angst. Ang Lee Ty for ur love for India. Daniel wonderful speech. Loved the Oscars.'

Karan Johar: 'Argo was undoubtedly the best film of the year!!!!'

Farah Khan: 'N Ben Afflecks speech makes me weepy!!"It doesn't matter that u get knocked down..all that matters is that u GET UP!"'

Shreya Ghoshal
: 'Ben! So inspiring a win! And a lovely from the heart speech!'

Madhur Bhandarkar: 'A Well-Deserved Best Picture Oscar for ARGO and A heartfelt emotional speech by Ben Affleck, Oscars Evening was simply Terrific !!!'

Shobhaa De: 'Ben Affleck should have stayed mum. And left it to Clooney! As for that presenter, someone forgot to defrost the fellow. Michelle! Oh dear!'

'The sequel of Bade Achhe Lagte Hain should star Ram Kapoor & Adele!!'

Image: Adele
Photographs: Mike Blake/Reuters
From posting their opinions to cracking silly jokes, Bollywood celebrities enjoyed their time on Twitter as they weighed in this year's Oscars. Here are some of the whacky tweets:

Karan Johar: 'This Kerry washington ATE botox!!!'

Farah Khan: 'I want Barbara streisands plastic surgeon!! She looks fab 4 how old she is!( How old is she?)'

Milap Zaveri: 'Adele is makin the interviewer look like a Hobbit! Sandra Bullock and The late Micheal Jackson. Same nose. Same face lift. Same people.'

Kunal Kohli: 'ben affleck and his fans won't be anglee any more now that he's won best film for #argo'

Mushtaq Shiekh: 'The sequel of "Bade Achay Lagtay Hain" should star Ram Kapur & Adele!! #ThingsILearntatOscarsRedCarpet'