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Why global acclaim for Adarsh Gourav is so satisfying: Actor's rise goes against mechanisms of regular Bollywood
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Why global acclaim for Adarsh Gourav is so satisfying: Actor's rise goes against mechanisms of regular Bollywood

It’s surreal and commendable to think of what Adarsh Gourav has managed post The White Tiger, given that actors working in Hindi cinema don’t usually have a history of successfully and comfortably transcending their cachet to a global platform.

Riz Ahmed on his Sound of Metal role: 'Wanted to give up a whole year to learn sign language, the drums'
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Riz Ahmed on his Sound of Metal role: 'Wanted to give up a whole year to learn sign language, the drums'

I’ve felt really, really privileged to be part of a film that tries to contribute something fresh and hopefully a step forward as to how deaf people are portrayed on screen, said the actor.

Oscars 2021 nominations announced by Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas; see full list
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Oscars 2021 nominations announced by Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas; see full list

Here is a brief guide to everything you need to know before the big announcement.

The White Tiger's Adarsh Gourav says best actor BAFTA nomination feels 'surreal'
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The White Tiger's Adarsh Gourav says best actor BAFTA nomination feels 'surreal'

"This is unbelievable. It is surreal... I was at the gym. I just found out about the nomination," Adarsh Gourav, whose previous credits include My Name is Khan and Mom.

BAFTA 2021 nominations: Adarsh Gourav, Riz Ahmed contend for best actor award; see full list
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BAFTA 2021 nominations: Adarsh Gourav, Riz Ahmed contend for best actor award; see full list

The British Film Academy Awards on Tuesday unveiled the nominees, including record nods for female directors and a leading seven nominations for Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland and Sarah Gavron's Rocks.

Riz Ahmed on pouring every part of himself into his Sound of Metal role, lessons learned from playing Ruben
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Riz Ahmed on pouring every part of himself into his Sound of Metal role, lessons learned from playing Ruben

'Ruben is on a journey to try and learn the value of stillness, and that’s something that I think I can get better at,' says Sound of Metal actor Riz Ahmed.

Watch: Trailer of Flee, Riz Ahmed, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's animated Sundance documentary released
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Watch: Trailer of Flee, Riz Ahmed, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's animated Sundance documentary released

Flee, which tells the story of a man's journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan, had its premiere Sundance Film Festival 2021 on 28 January.

Riz Ahmed remembers 'great, tremendous actor' Irrfan Khan during acceptance speech at Gotham Awards
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Riz Ahmed remembers 'great, tremendous actor' Irrfan Khan during acceptance speech at Gotham Awards

Riz Ahmed, who won the award for Sound of Metal, quoted "tremendous actor" Irrfan Khan while accepting his prize.

Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland wins best feature film at Gotham Awards 2021 digital ceremony
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Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland wins best feature film at Gotham Awards 2021 digital ceremony

Nicole Behaire won best actress for Miss Juneteenth, while the best actor honour was given to Riz Ahmed for Sound of Metal at the 30th Gotham Awards.

Sound of Metal star Riz Ahmed lists 10 'cultural essentials' that speak to his multicultural identity
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Sound of Metal star Riz Ahmed lists 10 'cultural essentials' that speak to his multicultural identity

Riz Ahmed claims the “things that I turn to at different moments to recalibrate or go back to the well" range from Saadat Hasan Manto's short stories to his mother's Do Pyaaza recipe.

Neil Gaiman on adapting The Sandman for Audible, and why he wasn't keen on a TV version for decades
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Neil Gaiman on adapting The Sandman for Audible, and why he wasn't keen on a TV version for decades

Though The Sandman has joined other works of his that have been adapted, Neil Gaiman does not necessarily feel a sense of closure or coming full circle.

Priyanka Chopra, Anurag Kashyap named Indian ambassadors of Toronto International Film Festival 2020
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Priyanka Chopra, Anurag Kashyap named Indian ambassadors of Toronto International Film Festival 2020

TIFF will be opting for digital screenings and virtual red carpets for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic, making it “tailored to fit the moment."

James McAvoy, Riz Ahmed cast in audio adaptation of Neil Gaiman's bestseller The Sandman for Audible
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James McAvoy, Riz Ahmed cast in audio adaptation of Neil Gaiman's bestseller The Sandman for Audible

Apart from James McAvoy, the audio series will also feature Justin Vivian Bond, Kat Dennings, Taron Egerton, William Hope and Andy Serkis among others

The Long Goodbye album review: Riz Ahmed echoes ache and bitterness of immigrants in a post-Brexit UK
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The Long Goodbye album review: Riz Ahmed echoes ache and bitterness of immigrants in a post-Brexit UK

Riz Ahmed released his first music in four years, The Long Goodbye, alongside a 12-minute short film.

The Obamas, Russo Brothers to adapt Mohsin Hamid's 2017 bestseller, Exit West
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The Obamas, Russo Brothers to adapt Mohsin Hamid's 2017 bestseller, Exit West

Venom actor Riz Ahmed is in negotiations to star in the celluloid adaptation of Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid’s 2017 best-selling book, Exit West.

New Harry Potter film with original cast to begin shooting in 2020: Neville Longbottom leads fans to believe
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New Harry Potter film with original cast to begin shooting in 2020: Neville Longbottom leads fans to believe

Matthew Lewis, who played Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter franchise, misleadingly excited fans with a new film announcement.

Narendra Modi's award for Swachch Bharat by Gates Foundation faces withdrawals by Riz Ahmed, Jameela Jamil
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Narendra Modi's award for Swachch Bharat by Gates Foundation faces withdrawals by Riz Ahmed, Jameela Jamil

Journalist Azad Essa tweeted about the Riz Ahmed and Jameela Jamil's withdrawal from the event honouring Narendra Modi, on Monday.

Emmy-winning actor Riz Ahmed to produce, feature in music drama Mughal Mowgli
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Emmy-winning actor Riz Ahmed to produce, feature in music drama Mughal Mowgli

Riz Ahmed has also co-written the story of Mughal Mowgli along with director Tariq Bassam

Captain Marvel actor Ben Mendelsohn cast as lead in HBO series based on Stephen King's novel The Outsider
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Captain Marvel actor Ben Mendelsohn cast as lead in HBO series based on Stephen King's novel The Outsider

Ben Mendelsohn has starred in films like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Mississippi Grind, and Slow West.