Anupam Kher is one of the most respected actors in the Indian film industry. He has worked in a diverse group of projects and accumulated a lot of admiration from critics, and his fellow actors as well. And now, Anupam can also add being a BAFTA nominee to his long list of achievements. He has been nominated for his supporting role in The Boy with the Top know, a television movie that premiered in 2017. This is an achievement for the lauded actor and another proud moment for the country. The Boy with the Top Knot is directed by Lynsey Miller, and is based on the life of the acclaimed memoir of British journalist Sathnam Sanghera.
The movie is described as a coming of age drama, and Anupam Kher plays the father of the lead, Sathnam. The movie has been appreciated for its depiction of an Indian family, and the performances from the cast. Other actors who have been nominated in the category are, Nominated for Supporting Actor Adrian Dunbar – Line of Duty Anupam Kher – The Boy with The Topknot Brían F. O’Byrne – Little Boy Blue Jimmi Simpson – USS Callister (Black Mirror).
The BAFTAs (British Academy Television Awards are going to be held on Sunday 13 May and actress Susan Perkins is going to host the event. BAFTAs are considered one of the most prestigious awards across the world, and have a separate awards branch for movies. It is great to see a familiar name in the crowd of actors, and to see that talent that originates from India is getting this recognition for his work and hopefully others will follow in his footsteps too.
Nominated for Supporting Actor
Adrian Dunbar – Line of Duty
Anupam Kher – The Boy with The Topknot
Brían F. O’Byrne – Little Boy Blue
Jimmi Simpson – USS Callister (Black Mirror)#BAFTATV pic.twitter.com/Sn1JEaK6dK
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