The opulence. The limousines. The glamour. Hollywood was at the Kodak Theatre in its full glory at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.
This year's hosts, Anne Hathaway and James Franco had the audience in splits with their witty one-liners and hilarious spoofs.
The red carpet was set on fire with the Hollywood glitterati as celebs sashayed on in their finest avatar : -
Sandra Bullock put her rocky love life behind as she sizzled in a red gown and talked about her adopted son Lousie.
Mathhew McConnaghy looked dapper in a tuxedo as he gave tips to first timers at the Oscars.
Nicole Kidman, who was nominated for her role in Rabbit Hole, looked ecstatic to be nomiated for the first time while being married to musician Keith Urban.
Gwyneth Paltrow rocked the red carpet in a golden Calvin Klein gown. She later enthralled the audience with a country song.
Halle Berry, who won an Oscar for Monsters Ball was there for the fifth time.
Tom Hanks gave out the first three awards of the night.
From India, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Mallika Sherawat were spotted at the event.