The academy award nominations are out and La La Land yet again managed to dominate with 14 nominations. The number of nominations is at par with Titanic and All About Eve for the most in Academy Award history. This year, Oscars is also honoring six black actors — a record — and including diverse films like Moonlight, Fences and Hidden Figures in the best picture race.

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Indian-origin British actor Dev Patel has received an Oscar nomination for his acting in 'Lion', which is set in India and Australia. He will be vying for the Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the 89th Academy Awards, to be held on February 26.

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Here are the major highlights from the nominations: 

Oscar best-supporting actor nominees

Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water

Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea

Dev Patel, Lion

Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

Oscar best actor nominees

Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge

Ryan Gosling, La La Land

Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

Denzel Washington, Fences

Oscar best foreign film nominees

Land of Mine (Denmark)

A Man Called Ove (Sweden)

The Salesman (Iran)

Tanna (Australia)

Toni Erdmann (Germany)

Best picture nominees

Arrival

Fences

Hell or High Water

La La land

Lion

Manchester by the Sea

Hacksaw Ridge

Moonlight

Hidden figures

Oscar best supporting actress

Viola Davis, Fences

Naomie Harris, Moonlight

Nicole Kidman, Lion

Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Oscar best actress nominees

Isabelle Huppert, Elle

Ruth Negga, Loving

Natalie Portman, Jackie

Emma Stone, La La Land

Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Oscar best director nominees

Denis Villeneuve, Arrival

Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge

Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

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