BAFTA Film Awards 2021: Winners List Out; Irrfan Khan And Rishi Kapoor Honoured In A Segment

Joining the latest award show bandwagon is BAFTA Film Awards 2021. The award ceremony was held a few hours ago at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary hosted the ceremony, and the presenters joined the ceremony physically. However, nominees joined the event virtually, like most of the shows.

Celebs like Tom Hiddleston, Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas, Jonathan Pryce and several others attended the BAFTA Film Awards 2021. Now that the ceremony is over, the full list of winners is out. Also, several actors who passed away in the past year were honoured during the ceremony. Late Bollywood actors Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor were honoured at the ceremony too. Irrfan was honoured with one of his dialogues being played in the background from the film Life of Pie.

Coming to the winners of BAFTA Film Awards 2021, Nomadland and Minari are at it again. Disney-Pixar film Soul, which has been winning awards, has won one, even at BAFTA. Actor Anthony Hopkins has won the Best Actor award for his performance in The Father.

Take a look at all the winners of the BAFTA Film Awards 2021:

Best Film


Best Director

Chloé Zhao for Nomadland

Best Leading Actress

Frances McDormand for Nomadland

Best Leading Actor

Anthony Hopkins for The Father

Outstanding British Film

Promising Young Woman

Best Original Score


Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

Remi Weekes for His House

Best Supporting Actor

Daniel Kaluuya for Judas and the Black Messiah

Best Supporting Actress

Yuh-Jung Youn for Minari

Best Film Not in the English Language

Another Round

Best Animated Film


Best Documentary

My Octopus Teacher

Best Original Screenplay

Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman

Best Cinematography

Joshua James Richards for Nomadland

Best Editing

Mikkel, E.G. Nielsen for Sound of Metal

Best Adapted Screenplay

Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller for The Father

EE Rising Star Award

Bukky Bakray

BAFTA Fellowship

Ang Lee

After winning the award, His House director Remi Weekes said, “This is for the immigrants, migrants and asylum seekers — the Black, Brown and Queer people who have nurtured me and lifted me up in my life. I look forward to doing the same in return.”

Actor Anthony Hopkins, who won the Best Actor award at the BAFTA Film Awards 2021, joked, “I’m going to be in Wales for the Oscars. When are they again?”

Ang Lee, who won the BAFTA Fellowship, said, “I could only communicate in short sentences…My British colleagues were super patient and kind to me. After ‘Sense and Sensibility,’ I dared to venture into other types of movies.”

Well, congratulations to all the deserving winners! Now we can’t wait for the Academy Awards, aka Oscars 2021, that will be held this month!

What do you think of the winners of the BAFTA Film Awards 2021? Who else do you think should have won the award? Do let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Pooja Darade
Exploring all kinds of cinema and stories. Superhero and fantasy dramas, comedy, horror and crime thriller are my favourites. I worry that my last sentence would be - 'Sh*t, I forgot to watch that film/show'.

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