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:
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
Best Animated Film
My Octopus Teacher
Best Original Screenplay
Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman
Joshua James Richards for Nomadland
Mikkel, E.G. Nielsen for Sound of Metal
Best Adapted Screenplay
Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller for The Father
EE Rising Star Award
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!
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