Lily, who also co-hosted the official pre-show for the big night, looked fabulous in a hot pink ensemble that featured a pantsuit teamed with some classy accessories. Sharing the album, the 34-year-old wrote, “What an honor it was to be among so many talented human beings yesterday! Thank you @theacademy and @abcnetwork for having me! Congratulations to all the nominees and winners!! A personal comment on It was so amazing to see my fellow South Asians on the carpet, as presenters and in two instances as… wait for it… Oscar winners! All the people who worked on both #NaatuNaatu and #TheElephantWhisperers Congratulations! Here’s to your roses for paving the way for all of us… 🌹🌹🌹 Thank you!! It’s hard, important work and I really appreciate and thank you.”
Lilly also said that he expects the momentum to continue to grow year over year. She wrote, “Let’s make sure this progress continues with the forward momentum. Hopefully next year, we can see even more South Asian representation on that stage in the form of presenters, nominees, winners and dancers. South Asian Dancers got a chance to be a part of it).”
At the end of her post, Lilly appreciated all Desi and said, “In conclusion, DESIS. 🤌🏽”
Several celebs like Alia Bhatt, Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, Manisha Koirala and Preity Zinta are celebrating India’s double whammy at the Oscars.