Star Movies to air Oscars live in India

Rebecca Hawkes | 27-02-2014

The 86th Academy Awards ceremony is to be broadcast live in India by Star Movies, as the channel pays tribute to the Oscars for the 15th successive year.

All the glitz and glamour of Hollywood will be on show at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre on 2 March 2014, in the annual ceremony to honour the actors, directors, writers, technical achievements and, ultimately, the best films of the preceding year.

"Star Movies is the go-to destination for Hollywood in India and we want to ensure that our viewers get the best of the Oscars experience possible. The Oscar Fever festival will air a host of excellent Oscar-nominated films and the Predict and Win contest will grant two lucky winners a chance to attend the grand event in person," said Kevin Vaz, general manager – English channels, Star India.

The star-studded 86th Academy Awards will be telecast live in India on 3 March at 5.30am, with a repeat telecast at 8pm.