Former world No. 1 Tennis player Maria Sharapova revealed that she couldn’t hold back her tears after watching the movie ‘CODA‘, which was released last year.
‘CODA‘ went on to win the Oscar for Best Picture at the 94th Academy Awards which took place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles a few days ago.
“Also watched this on Sunday and cried the entire morning,” Sharapova wrote on Instagram.
“Happy tears to a beautiful story.”
The other movies which were nominated for the Best Picture prize were ‘Belfast’, ‘Don’t Look Up’, ‘Drive My Car’, ‘Dune’, ‘King Richard’, ‘Licorice Pizza’, ‘Nightmare Alley’, ‘The Power of the Dog’, and ‘West Side Story’.
Meanwhile, Will Smith won the Best Actor award for his role in the movie ‘King Richard‘, which outlines the story the father of two tennis players, Venus and Serena Williams, and how he shaped the girls’ character and commitment.
Travis M. Andrews is a features writer for The Washington Post. He joined The Post in 2016 as a reporter for Morning Mix. He was previously a travel and culture editor for Southern Living magazine, a contributing pop culture reporter for Mashable and the Week, and a contributing editor for the Syfy blog Dvice. He also has freelanced for magazines, including Esquire, GQ and Time. He is the author of the coming book “Because He’s Jeff Goldblum,” a semi-rumination and semi-ridiculous look at the career of the enigmatic actor and an exploration of the shifting nature of fame in the 21st century, to be published in November by Plume.