The English actor, comedian, and performer Riz Ahmed has been nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Metal in the film Sound of Metal.
Ahmed, who was born in Pakistan, plays a deaf stone drummer.
When you hear your own name, you have this odd reaction. The 38-year-old man explained that after completing his assignment, he simply expressed his gratitude in silence.
Everyone in this film took action because they felt compelled to push themselves beyond their comfort zones. Collectively, we were testing our limits.
In 2017, Ahmed won an Emmy for his performance in The Night Of as a lead actor in a limited series or film.
At the same time, Mahershala Ali made history by becoming the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar for his performance in Moonlight.
He was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his work on Green Book in 2019.
Five years after the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, this year’s acting nominees represent the most diverse pool of talent ever.
Nominated for Best Actor were Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, and Viola Davis, as well as Steven Yeun, Viola Davis, and Andra Day for The United States of America vs. Billie Holiday; nominated for Best Supporting Actor were Leslie Odom Jr., Leslie Odom Jr., and Yuh-Jung Youn, as well as Chadwick Boseman, Yuh-Jung Youn, and Ma Rainey’
Netflix Inc. led all outlets with 35 gestures after a year in which the Covid epidemic caused film studios to delay dozens of new deliveries or send them to streaming stages.
On April 25th, the Academy Awards will be presented at both the Dolby Theater in Hollywood and Union Station in midtown Los Angeles. There is no information provided about the type of service or the location of the host.
Academy Award winners Viola Davis, Frances McDormand, Carey Mulligan, and Anthony Hopkins were all nominated for their work in the late Chadwick Boseman’s final film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
Andra Day, who played the lead role of Billie Holiday in the United States, Lakeith Stanfield, who played Judas: The Black Messiah, and Maria Bakalova, a Bulgarian actress, all made their debuts in recent years.