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This year, Barbara Streisand returns to Oscar stage after 36 years

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MUMBAI: Two-time Oscar winner Barbara Streisand will perform at the upcoming Oscar ceremony on 24 February.

Streisand sung only once before during at the Academy Awards. She last sang the love theme from A Star Is Born in the 1977 show winning the best original song Oscar for Evergreen the same night.

"In an evening that celebrates the artistry of movies and music. How could the telecast be complete without Barbra Streisand? We are honored that she has agreed to do a very special performance on this year‘s Oscars, her first time singing on the show in 36 years," said producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

Streisand won her first Oscar for Best Actress in the Funny Girl in 1968 and was nominated again in 1973 for her spectacular performance in The Way We Were.

The Academy awards will take place on 24 February.

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