• Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai.Reuters
  • Mallika SherawatReuters
  • Actor John Abraham, producer David Hamilton, director Deepa Mehta, actress Seema Biswas, actress Lisa Ray attend the 79th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California in 2007.Reuters
  • The cast and crew of "Slumdog Millionaire", Freida Pinto, Irrfan Khan, writer Simon Beaufoy, actor Madhur Mittal, producer Christian Colson, actor Anil Kapoor, composer A.R. Rahman and actor Dev Patel at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California in 2009. .Reuters
  • Slumdog Millionaire CastReuters

Oscar is considered as the most prestigious award to honour the best performances of the entertainment industry.

Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra, who is now residing in the US as part of her Hollywood TV project, attended the pre-Oscar party hosted by Freida Pinto recently.

Many other Bollywood celebs have also attended the prestigious award function before.

Check out the list below:

Bhanu Athaiya

Bhanu Athaiya was the first Indian to win the Academy Award under the Best Costume Design category for the film "Gandhi" (1982). However, it was reported that her trophy was given back to The Academy in 2012 as her family will not be able to take care of it after her death.

Aamir Khan

After being nominated under the Best Foreign Language Film, Aamir Khan and his "Lagaan" team attended the Academy Awards in 2002.

Shekhar Kapur

Shekar Kapur's 1998 film "Elizabeth" was nominated in seven categories and received Oscar award for Best Makeup. His another historical biopic "The Golden Age" (2007) also won Oscar for Best Costume Design.

John Abraham-Lisa Ray

John Abraham and Lisa Ray attended the award function after their film "Water" (2007), directed by Deepa Mehta was nominated under Best Foreign Language film. 

AR Rahman

The music maestro made India proud in 2009 after he won two oscars for Best Original Score and Best Original Song in the 2008 film "Slumdog Millionaire".

Resul Pookutty

Resul also won the award in 2009 for the Best Sound Mixing in "Slumdog Millionaire".

Freida Pinto

Freida played the female lead role in "Slumdog Millionaire", which received 9 Oscars in 2009. This year, she even hosted the Vanity Fair Pre-Oscar party.

Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Dev Patel

Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Dev Patel also attended the 81st Academy Awards representing the film "Slumdog Millionaire".

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya, who has also acted in many Hollywood films, attended the Academy Award function for the first time in 2011 with her husband Abhishek Bachchan. She has also been attending the Cannes Film Festival for the past 14 years.

Mallika Sherawat

Like Aishwarya Rai, the controversial lady Mallika has also attended many international events like Oscar 2011 and Cannes Festival.

Anupam Kher

Bollywood actor Anupam Kher attended the Oscar 2013 after the film "Silver Linings Playbook", in which he has done a significant role, was nominated under Best Picture, Director and two other categories.

Bombay Jayashree

Bollywood playback singer Bombay Jayshree also attended the award function in 2013 after her song "Pi's Lullaby" in Ang Lee's "Life Of Pi" was nominated under Best Original Song category.

Anil Ambani - Tina Ambani

Business tycoon Anil Ambani also attended the Oscars along with wife Tina Ambani after three films of Reliance DreamWorks were nominated in 2012.