Oscars red carpet: Jennifer Lopez, Chadwick Boseman, Rami Malek turn up the heat

The 91st Academy Awards kickstarted on a glamorous note as Hollywood biggies arrived at the red carpet. From Best Actor nominee Rami Malek to Chadwick Boseman who starred in the hit film 'Black Panther', the boys gave the girls a stiff competition. 

Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton

Rami Malek won the Best Actor award for his performance in 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. He essayed the role of Queen front man Freddie Mercury. 

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Jennifer Lopez

The singer-songwriter looked like a million bucks as she arrived at the red carpet with partner Alex Rodriguez. 

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Sarah Paulson

Sarah Paulson looked stunning as she carried off a beautiful gown. The American actress was seen having a good time with good friend Sandra Bullock, a night before the Oscars. 

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Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman starrer 'Black Panther' has made history by becoming Marvel's first film to get nominated in the prestigious category of Best Picture. It is also the first superhero film to get nominated. This year, the Oscars has made way to a lot of firsts with its choice of films in various categories. 

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Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk and Gloria Campano

Bradley Cooper was nominated for Best Actor for his performance in 'A Star is Born'. The film has several nominations to its credit. 

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Lisa Bonet

Lisa Bonet chose a pale pink dress for the occasion. 

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Tessa Thompson

Tessa chose an off-shoulder black-coloured gown for the occasion. 

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Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos

US television presenter Kelly Ripa and her husband actor Mark Consuelos look striking together. 

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Mark Ronson

Best Original Song nominee for 'Shallow' from 'A Star is Born' Mark Ronson at the red carpet.

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Laura Dern

The actress chose a dull plum gown for the occasion. 

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Robert Iger and Willow Bay

Walt Disney Company CEO Robert Iger and wife journalist Willow Bay at the red carpet. 

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Chris Evans

'Captain America' star Chris Evans opted for a topaz blue suit as he looked handsome as ever on the red carpet. 

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Michael B. Jordan and Donna Jordan 

'Black Panther' star Michael Jordan who played a negative character in the film looked happy at the red carpet as he posed for the cameras with Donna Jordan. 

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Christine Lahti

The actress twirled in a golden skirt that she paired with a black blouse. 

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Christian Bale with wife Sibi Blazic

Christian Bale was nominated this year for Best Actor for his performance in the film 'Vice'. 

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Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga was nominated for Best Actress award for her performance in 'A Star is Born'. This film also marks her debut as an actor. 

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Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role for 'Green Book'. 

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Letitia Wright (L) and Danai Gurira

Letitia Wright (L) and Danai Gurira pose in silver and golden at the red carpet. 

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Glenn Close

Glenn Close was in the race for Best Actress award for her role in 'The Wife'. She lost the award to Olivia Colman who won for her performance in 'The Favourite'. 

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Regina King

Regina King took home the first Oscar of the year with Best Actor in a Supporting Role for 'If Beale Street Could Talk'. 

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Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira

The two actresses co-worked in 'Roma' and were nominated for Best Actress in Leading Role and Supporting Role. While Yaltza was for former, Marina earned the nod for latter. They, however, didn't win the awards. 

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