The White Tiger actor Adarsh Gourav lost the Best Actor BAFTA to Anthony Hopkins, and Chloe Zhao's film Nomadland emerged as the big winner.
The BAFTA Awards (the British Academy Film Awards) was held in London's Royal Albert Hall on Sunday night, April 11th. Chinese director Chloe Zhao's film Nomadland emerging as the big winner.
Nomadland won four BAFTAs, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography as well as Best Actress for Frances McDormand.
Adarsh Gourav, who was nominated for the best leading actor category for Netflix’s The White Tiger, lost the award to Anthony Hopkins. The veteran Welsh actor, Anthony Hopkins clinched the trophy for his performance in The Father. The White Tiger, which also features Priyanka Chopra and Rajkummar Rao was also nominated in the Best Adapted Screenplay, which too was won by The Father.
Adarsh Gourav had earlier expressed his thoughts about his BAFTA nomination to PTI. He said, “The BAFTA nomination is really overwhelming. It feels like I’m reading a chapter from a book.”
The BAFTA awards' big night was presented, such as Priyanka Chopra, Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Grant, Felicity Jones, Jonathan Pryce, and Renee Zellweger others, announce the win.
Here's the complete list of BAFTA 2021 winners:
Best Film: Nomadland
Outstanding British Film: Promising Young Woman
Director: Chloe Zhao, Nomadland
Original Screenplay: Promising Young Woman
Adapted Screenplay: The Father
Leading Actress: Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Leading Actor: Anthony Hopkins, The Father
Supporting Actress: Yuh-Jung Young, Minari
Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah
Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: Remi Weekes, His House
Documentary: My Octopus Teacher
Animated Film: Soul
Original Score: Soul
Editing: Sound of Metal
Production Design: Mank
Costume Design: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Make up and Hair: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Sound: Sound of Metal
Special Visual Effects: Tenet
British Short Animation: The Owl and the Pussycat
Last Updated Apr 12, 2021, 10:32 AM IST