Bollywood star Deepika Padukone will presenting an award at the upcoming Oscars 2023, where India is nominated in three categories -- Original Song, Documentary Feature and Documentary Short. Deepika shared the news on her social media handle on Thursday night.
She will be joining the likes of Emily Blunt, Samuel L Jackson, Glenn Close, Dwayne Johnson, Michael B Jordan, Janelle Monae, Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Connelly, Riz Ahmed and Melissa McCarthy among others.
Deepika has previously represented India as a jury at the 75th-anniversary celebration of the Cannes Film Festival 2022. She also unveiled the FIFA World Cup trophy in Lusail Stadium on December 18 before the final between Argentina and France.
She is riding high on the success of her recent outing Pathaan, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan. She will next be seen in tentatively titled Project K, which also features Prabhas and Amitabh Bachchan.