Leonardo won the best actor trophy for his role of a fur-trapper in The Revenant and the moment saw 440,000 tweets per minute. It shattered Oscars 2014 host Ellen DeGeneres' record of 255,000 tweets per minute when she tweeted a star-studded selfie from the venue
The courtroom drama, directed by filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane, who made his debut with the movie has been selected as the official entry to the prestigious awards. Court also won the Best Picture at the National Film awards this year, besides winning 17 international honours after its premiere at the Venice International Film Festival in 2014
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Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs: In 1992, Anthony Hopkins' portrayal of cannibal killer Dr Hannibal Lecter took home the Oscar over critics' favourite Robert De Niro who was nominated for Cape Fear. Hopkins' win was all the more surprising because he was on-screen for only 16 minutes, the shortest role ever to take home a leading actor prize.