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Nick-Priyanka's wedding footage in contention for Oscars in 'Best Wedding Video' category

02, Dec 2019 By @jurnoleast

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas celebrated their first wedding anniversary with family and friends yesterday. The icing on the cake however was the news that the couples wedding video was nominated for Oscars.

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The Academy of Motion Pictures for the first time will be including ‘wedding videos’ in their line up of nominations and Nickyanka’s video is touted to be a strong contender to win the award.

“Wedding videos are no less than any movie. So this year we decided to honor wedding videos as well. We have been closely following Nick and Priyanka for the last one year. We had to go through 100 TB of data to make up our mind on getting them a nomination. At this point all I can say is that they have a big chance of winning the Oscar this year,” revealed a source who is also part of the jury.

The news was met with cheer from netizens. Many were happy that the post their nomination, the couple may stop flooding social media with their pics and videos. “I am happy for them. But they need to draw a line. Even if I don’t follow them, those wedding pics end up on my timeline. Hopefully all that will stop now,” remarked a social media addict.

The couple were also in talks with streaming giant Netflix to have their wedding footage turned into a webseries. The news was also confirmed by a Netflix insider.

Netflix believes that Indian audiences across the world would guarantee viewership to the web series. The news has got other platforms such as SonyLiv worried. There were speculations that SonyLiv may turn the classic Sooryavansham into a webseries to compete head on with Netflix’s latest offering.