Now, popularly known as Hollywood actors Priyanka Chopra has been elected to announce the list of nominations for the 90th Academy Awards. The news was affirmed by the award's official Instagram page, The Academy. Priyanka will do the honors 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.
The page also shared pictures 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.
Priyanka Chopra is an Indian actress, singer, film producer, philanthropist, and the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant. One of India's highest-paid and most popular celebrities, Chopra has received numerous awards, including a National Film Award and five Filmfare Awards. In 2016, the Government of India honored her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award and Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Forbes listed her among the World's 100 Most Powerful Women in 2017.