Oscars 2017: ‘Moonlight’ takes top honours amid a minor hiccup

‘Moonlight’ wins the best picture at Oscars 2017 while Damien Chazelle wins best director for ‘La La Land’. Some of the key winners as well as some Indian presence in images
  • ‘Moonlight’ won the Oscar for Best Picture, beating favorite ‘La La Land’ for the movie industry’s most prestigious award. Announcers Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway ‘mistakenly’ announced ‘La La Land’ as the winner for Best Picture. Photos: Reuters
  • Best Supporting Actor Mahershala Ali, for ‘Moonlight’, Best Actress Emma Stone for ‘La La Land’, Best Supporting Actress Viola Davis, for ‘Fences’ and Best Actor Casey Affleck for ‘Manchester by the Sea’ (left-right), hold their Oscars.
  • ‘La La Land’ won six awards at Oscars 2017 including Best Director for Damien Chazelle. Chazelle took the Oscar over a field that included Denis Villeneuve for ‘Arrival’, Mel Gibson for ‘Hacksaw Ridge’, Kenneth Lonergan for ‘Manchester by the Sea’, and Barry Jenkins for ‘Moonlight.’
  • Orlando von Einsiedel (right) and Joanna Natasegara hold their Oscars for Best Documentary Short Subject for ‘The White Helmets’.
  • Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow with their Best Feature Documentary award for ‘O.J.: Made in America’.
  • Dev Patel who was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ‘Lion’ watches host Jimmy Kimmel lift Sunny Pawar (centre) at the Oscars.
  • Actor Dev Patel and his mother at the Oscars.
  • Priyanka Chopra (left) and her ‘Baywatch’ co-star Dwayne Johnson at the Oscars.
‘Moonlight’ won the Oscar for best picture, beating favorite ‘La La Land’ for the movie industry’s most prestigious award.