On January 5, the cinema award show Golden Globe is going to be held in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, USA. Its live telecast in India will begin on January 6 at 7:30 am. The 77th Golden Globe being organized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is also being held this year in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. The Golden Globe is not a nomination from India this year as well. Meera Nair's film Monsoon Wedding was last nominated in the Best Foreign Language Motion Picture category in 2002. 37 years ago the film Gandhi was the last Indian film to win this title.
Indian films have won this award twice. For the first time in 1959, V Shantaram's 'Do Aankhen Barah Haath' won the Samuel Goldwyn International Award. 24 years later, in 1983, Richard Attenberg's film Gandhi won the title of Best Motion Picture in the Foreign Language category. Apart from this, 3 Indian films have received a nomination for the award. Satyajit Ray's 'The World of Apu' in 1961 and Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay' in 1981 were nominated for Best Motion Picture in the Foreign Language category. This year, the OTT platform Netflix has received the highest number of nominations in 17 categories. 3 of the 5 best films nominated are The Irishman, Marriage Story and The Two Pops from Netflix Studios. Subsequently, HBO Studios has been nominated in 15 categories. Apart from the film, Netflix has also made 17 nominations in the TV series category.
British comedian Ricky Gervais is going to host the 77th Golden Globe program for the fifth time. On this occasion, Ricky said that once again he gave me such an offer, which I could not refuse. However, he made it clear that he would host the event for the last time. For the first time, only vegetarian food is being served at the 77th Golden Globe Awards to be held on Sunday. The entire menu of food will be based on vegetables only. Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, said that the decision has been taken with the aim of raising awareness about the environment.