BAFTA 2021: Adarsh Gourav loses best actor trophy to Anthony Hopkins, Nomadland holds sway. Read complete winners’ list

Adarsh ​​Gaud, who was nominated for BAFTA in the Best Leading Actor category for his performance in Netflix’s The White Tiger, lost the award to Anthony Hopkins. The legendary Welsh actor received the trophy for his performance in The Father, with Nomadland also winning four awards for Best Film.

Gaurav was praised for his portrayal of Balaram Halwai in The White Tiger, which also stars Rajkumar Rao and Priyanka Chopra. The film, directed by Ramin Baharani, revolves around the character of Balram, a native of Laxmangarh village, who rises from his humble background to become a successful entrepreneur.

The story deals with topics such as globalization, social and economic mobility, caste oppression, morality and so on.

Gaurav had earlier spoken to PTI expressing his views about his BAFTA nomination. He said, “The BAFTA nomination is really heavy. It seems that I am reading a chapter from a book. “

On the second night of the ceremony, Chloe Zhao’s Nomaland took home the top award for Best Film. It also won three more awards, making it the biggest winner of the awards. Zhao also won Best Director BAFTA, becoming only the second woman to receive the honor, and the first color.

Nomadland also won Best Cinematography (for Joshua James Richards) and Best Actress (for Francis MacDormand).

In the film, McDormand works as a middle-aged woman who loses her job and becomes a nomad, lives in her van and takes up short-term work opportunities. The film was an exploration of the nomadic community of America.

Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman starring Kerry Mulligan was adjudged the best British film. In addition to the trophy for Best Leading Actor, Father also received the Best Transformed Screenplay Award.

Nomad In this file photo, director Chloe Zhao appears on the set of Nomadland with actress Francis MacDormand. The film was the big winner of the night. (Photo: Searchlight Pictures via AP, FIle)

Daniel Kaluuya won in the Best Supporting Actor category for Judas and the Black Messiah. Yu-Jung Yun was declared the winner in the Best Supporting Actress category for Minari. The latter jokingly said that the award meant more to him because the British were “snobbish”.

Thomas Winterberg’s Danish film Another Round (the original title Druk), starring Madaskelan, won the Best Foreign Film category.

Pixar’s Soul took home the Best Animated Film Trophy, which further enhanced their chances for the Oscar Statue.

Earlier, at Opening Night, Sound of Metal won trophies in the sound and editing categories. Tennat was adjudged the best visual effects film. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom costume won in the design and make up and hair categories.

The BAFTA Oscar equivalent is British. They honor the best in national and international cinema.

Eight of the 10 winners were unveiled on 10 April. The winners in the rest of the categories were revealed on 11 April.

Complete list of winners in BAFTA 2021
Best Actor: Anthony Hopkins for Father
Best Film: Nomadland
Best Animated Film: Soul
Best Director: Chloe Zhao, Nomaland
Excellent British film: promising young lady
Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: His House, Remy Week (Writer / Director)
Best Film Not in English Language: One More Round
Best Documentary: My Octopus Teacher
Best Original Screenplay: Promising Young Woman, Emerald Fennell
Best Adapted Screenplays: The Father, Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller
Best Leading Actress: Frances MacDormand, Nomadland
Best Leading Actor: Anthony Hopkins, The Father
Best Supporting Actress: Yuva-Jung Yun, Minari
Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluya, Judas and the Black Messiah
Best Original Score: Soule, John Batiste, Trent Rejnor and Atticus Ross
Best Casting: Rocks
Best Cinematography: Nomadland
BAFTA Academy Fellowship: Ang Lee
EE Rising Star Award: Bakki Bakare
Excellent debut by a British writer, director or producer: His house, Remy Week (writer / director)
Editing: Sound of Metal, Mikel EG Nielsen
Production Design: Mank, Donald Graham Burt, Jan Pascal
Costume Design: Black Bottom of Ma Rainey, Ann Roth
Special Visual Effects: Tenet, Scott Fisher, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Lockley
Make Up & Hair: Ma Rainees Black Bottom, Maticky Anoff, Larry M. Cherry, Sergio Lopez-Rivera, Mia Neil
Sound: Sound of Metal, Jaime Baksh, Nicholas Baker, Philip Bladh, Carlos Cortes, Michele Cottonsoul
British Short Animation: The Owl and the Pussycat, Mole Hill, Laura Duncalf
British short film: The Present, Farah Nabulsi

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