Rocking a geek-chic look, the actress was more than happy to pose for the paparazzi before stepping out. For her trip to Los Angeles, Deepika opted for comfy jeans, a turtle-neck top, a tailored jacket and statement high heels.
When a cameraman complimented her and said, “Ma’am you look cute.”
Deepika will join the long list of stars who will be performing at the Academy Awards. She will join a host of Hollywood stars including Pedro Pascal, Kate Hudson, Harrison Ford, Halle Berry, Paul Dano, Cara Delevingne, Mindy Kaling, Eva Longoria, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Andie MacDowell, Elizabeth Olsen and John Travolta.
Previously announced presenters include Dwayne Johnson, Arianna DeBose, Jonathan Majors, Andrew Garfield, Florence Pugh and Halle Bailey. Antonio Banderas, Elizabeth Banks, Jessica Chastain, John Cho, Hugh Grant, Danai Gurira, Salma Hayek Pinault, Nicole Kidman, Sigourney Weaver, Riz Ahmed, Emily Blunt, Glenn Close, Jennifer Connelly, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael B. Jordan, Troy Kotsur , Melissa McCarthy, Janelle Monae, Questlove, Zoe Saldana and Donnie Yen round out the full list of presenters.
This is the first time that Deepika will walk the Oscars red carpet and be present at the award show. Fans will get a glimpse of DP and her celebrity partner for the awards night when she takes to the stage during a rehearsal round ahead of the big day.
There will be many familiar faces at the Oscars this year. Apart from DP, SS Rajamouli and ‘RRR’ cast are all set to attend the award show. RRR’s Oscar-nominated song ‘Naatu Naatu’ which is being touted as the forerunner will also be performed live on the big stage.
Producer Guneet Monga and director Shaunak Sen, whose documentaries ‘The Elephant Whispers’ and ‘All That Breathes’ are up for Best Documentary Short and Best Documentary Awards.
The annual award show will be held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California. Fans can tune in at 6.30 am IST to watch the action live.