Priyanka Chopra to announce Oscar nominations 2018

ANI | Updated: Jan 23, 2018 12:03 IST

Los Angeles [U.S.A.], Jan. 23 (ANI): 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.

The page also shared images of Rebel Wilson, Michele Rodriguez, and Rosario Dawson.

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)