Oscars 2016 highlights: Lady Gaga's powerpacked performance to Leonardo DiCaprio's much-awaited win

Movies | News18.com | February 29, 2016, 1:41 pm
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet reubited at the Oscars' red carpet and their chemistry took us back to 'Titanic' days. The good friends looked ravishing together.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet reubited at the Oscars' red carpet and their chemistry took us back to 'Titanic' days. The good friends looked ravishing together.

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Desi girl Priyanka Chopra looked gorgeous in a Zuhair Murad creation as she presented 'Best Editing' award alongside Liev Schreiber. The proud moment for every Bollywood fan, indeed.

Desi girl Priyanka Chopra looked gorgeous in a Zuhair Murad creation as she presented 'Best Editing' award alongside Liev Schreiber. The proud moment for every Bollywood fan, indeed.

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Host Chris Rock totally owned the show with his witty comments and sly remarks on the entire 'Oscars too white' controversy. Rock left no chance to comment on the lack of diversity in the list of nominees and kept the atmosphere alive with his humour.

Host Chris Rock totally owned the show with his witty comments and sly remarks on the entire 'Oscars too white' controversy. Rock left no chance to comment on the lack of diversity in the list of nominees and kept the atmosphere alive with his humour.

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Legendary Italian composer, Ennio Morricone got his first Oscar today for 'The Hateful Eight'. Morricone received Academy Honorary  Award in 2007 and was elated to receive his first official Oscar. The composor gave an emotional speech in Italian and the entire theater stood up in his honor.

Legendary Italian composer, Ennio Morricone got his first Oscar today for 'The Hateful Eight'. Morricone received Academy Honorary Award in 2007 and was elated to receive his first official Oscar. The composor gave an emotional speech in Italian and the entire theater stood up in his honor.

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Singer-composer Sam Smith and Jimmy Naples won their first Oscar for 'Writings on the wall'. Sam, in a very emotional note, dedicated this win to the LGBT community and announced himself to bea proud gay artiste.

Singer-composer Sam Smith and Jimmy Naples won their first Oscar for 'Writings on the wall'. Sam, in a very emotional note, dedicated this win to the LGBT community and announced himself to bea proud gay artiste.

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Amidst all the anticipation, the little gig of 'Star Wars' drones R2D2 and BB-8 with C-3PO gave the much needed relief to all the nominees.

Amidst all the anticipation, the little gig of 'Star Wars' drones R2D2 and BB-8 with C-3PO gave the much needed relief to all the nominees.

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Lady Gaga gave an extraordinary performance on her Oscar nominated song 'Till it happens to you'. The powerful performance dedicated to the cause of sexual abuse got a standing ovation by all. The highlight of the act was the presence of several college students, victims of sexual assault, on stage alongside Gaga.

Lady Gaga gave an extraordinary performance on her Oscar nominated song 'Till it happens to you'. The powerful performance dedicated to the cause of sexual abuse got a standing ovation by all. The highlight of the act was the presence of several college students, victims of sexual assault, on stage alongside Gaga.

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The biggest highlight of the awards night was the win of Leonardo Di Caprio. The star finally broke his jinx and received Best Actor award for 'The Revenant'. This was Leo's sixth nomination in the career of 25 years. The golden dream came at the right time, for DiCaprio as well as his fans.

The biggest highlight of the awards night was the win of Leonardo Di Caprio. The star finally broke his jinx and received Best Actor award for 'The Revenant'. This was Leo's sixth nomination in the career of 25 years. The golden dream came at the right time, for DiCaprio as well as his fans.

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The biggest surprise of the night was the win of 'Spotlight'. The much acclaimed drama received Best Film award sending the cast and crew of the film in a frenzy.

The biggest surprise of the night was the win of 'Spotlight'. The much acclaimed drama received Best Film award sending the cast and crew of the film in a frenzy.

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The night ended with 'Spotlight' actor Michael Keaton taking Scout-girl cookies from Chris Rock's hand. Presenter Morgan Freeman was also seen having a funny spat with Rock over the cookies.

The night ended with 'Spotlight' actor Michael Keaton taking Scout-girl cookies from Chris Rock's hand. Presenter Morgan Freeman was also seen having a funny spat with Rock over the cookies.