The Oscar nominations had been introduced by Bollywood famous person Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and her husband, actor-singer Nick Jonas, on Monday night (India time). And British Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed becmae the primary Muslim to be nominated within the Greatest Actor class for the upcoming 93rd Academy Awards.
Riz was honored for his efficiency in “Sound of Metal,” wherein he performs a drummer and recovering addict who loses his listening to. Within the film, Ahmed stars as Ruben, a rock-and-roll drummer and recovering addict who loses his listening to.
The 38-year-old actor later in an electronic mail assertion thanked “mentors in the drumming, addiction recovery, and D/deaf communities” for serving to to information his efficiency. The film, he mentioned, is “about how a health crisis can cut you off from your life and loved ones, and force you to grow in unexpected ways.”
“In a challenging year for so many, I hope this story can inspire us to forge new and deeper connections with ourselves and others,” he added.
Ahmed beforehand too had made historical past in 2017 as the primary Muslim man to win the celebrated Emmy Award for his efficiency in HBO’s “The Night Of.”
Riz Ahmed’s film ‘Sound of Metal’ obtained a complete of six Academy Award nominations, together with Greatest Image, Greatest Director and Greatest Supporting Actor for Paul Raci.
In addition to, Oscars, the actor additionally obtained nominations for the Golden Globe, SAG Award, Spirit Award and BAFTA within the lead actor class.