Oscars 2013 winners

The winners in the leading categories of the annual Academy Awards, which took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
  • Director and producer Ben Affleck accepts the award for best motion picture for Argo as actors Alan Arkin (2nd left) and Bryan Cranston look on at the 85th Academy Awards. Reuters
  • Actor Daniel Day-Lewis accepts the Best Actor award for Lincoln. His third Oscar in this category makes him the only actor ever to be thus honoured. AFP
  • Best Actress Jennifer Lawrence (Left) who won for her role in the comedy Silver Linings Playbook, with Best Supporting Actress Anne Hathaway - for Les Miserables - during the awards night. AFP
  • Ang Lee gets Best Director Oscar for Life of Pi. The movie also won the Oscar for Best Original Score, Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects. AFP
  • Christoph Waltz holds his Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in Django Unchained. The Austrian won his second Oscar in this category having won for another Tarantino movie Inglourious Basterds in 2010.AFP
  • Director Quentin Tarantino poses with his Oscar for best original screenplay for Django Unchained. Reuters
  • Adele Adkins poses with her Oscar for Best Original Song for Skyfall. The singer gave another flawless performance on stage confirming her reputation as one of the finest voices of our time. Reuters
  • US First Lady Michelle Obama, on a video screen, announces the Oscar for Best Movie along with actor Jack Nicholson onstage at the Oscars. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK