Oscars 2017: Jimmy Kimmel began by his addressing the stellar audience with the words: "Congratulations everyone for your nominations tonight. I've never been to the Oscars before"
Dev Patel made an appearance on Oscars' red carpet with a woman and before you start the guessing game, it was his mother.
Oscars 2017: Damien Chazelle's musical La La Land is vying for 14 awards and many of its 14 nominees are sure-fire winners, if the odds-makers are right
Oscars 2017: The 89th Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone's La La Land has received 14 nominations
Oscars 2017: Dev Patel and Mahershala Ali have been nominated for Lion and Moonlight respectively
The Best Actor category at the 89th Academy Awards is peopled by one previous winner, three second-time nominees and one first-timer
Oscars 2017: La La Land with 14 nominations is touted to make history at the 89th Academy Awards
Indian-born actress Priyanka Bose says she had been waiting for a project like Lion for a long time
Oscar Nominations: La La Land won seven Golden Globes earlier this year - a record number. Whatever happens at the Academy Awards next month and beyond, Damien Chazelle's movie has already made history
Oscar Nominations: The most obvious sign of karmic evolution was a dramatic uptick in nominations of people of colour, from the seven actors and five directors who received nods for their work to ground-breaking - if shamefully overdue - "firsts" in the cinematography and editing branches
Dev Patel on Oscar Nomination: "To be totally honest, the news hasn't made its way into my brain yet, but I'm looking at these beautiful smiling faces around me. Faces of the ones I love. And I feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude," he said
Oscars 2017: La La Land leads with 14 nominations, Meryl Streep nominated for the 20th time