#TheWhiteTiger

.London, UK
'Soul' received positive reviews and recognition globally. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ Priyanka Chopra Jonas)

  • Pixar animated film 'Soul' won the award
  • Priyanka Chopra was the first presenter at the awards
  • The presenters of the awards are at the Royal Albert Hall, London

.London, UK
BAFTA 2021 is a virtual event. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@AnthonyHopkins)

  • He faced tough competition from Tahar Rahim and others 
  • BAFTAs received heavy criticism last year for lack of diversity in nominations
  • 'Nomadland' and 'Rocks' led the nominations this year

.London, UK
Sunday's event was hosted at London's Royal Albert Hall by Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BAFTA)

  • Winners for 8 of the 25 category of awards were announced on Saturday
  • ‘Mank’ picked up the BAFTA for Production Design, while 'Tenet' clinched the award for Special Effects
  • Priyanka Chopra, Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Grant and Felicity Jones were among the presenters tonight

.London, UK
The Father has won the award . (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BAFTA)

  • The film was directed by Florian Zeller
  • The nominees in the Adapted Screenplay category included The Dig, The White Tiger and others
  • The BAFTA Awards has been presenting awards for Best Adapted Screenplay since 1968

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Adarsh portrays the character of Balram Halwai, a village lad who transcends the psychology of servitude in ‘The White Tiger’. (Photo credit: PR)

  • Adarsh has been receiving accolades for his portrayal of Balram Halwai in ‘The White Tiger’
  • He even got the BAFTA nomination in the lead actor category for 2021
  • In an interview with Opoyi, the actor talks about his connection with real-life stories

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
'The White Tiger' features Adarsh Gourav, Priyanka Chopra and Rajkummar Rao in lead roles. (Photo credit: Facebook/Priyanka Chopra)

  • Adarsh Gourav played the role of a driver in 'The White Tiger'
  • Priyanka Chopra Jonas is also the executive producer of the film
  • American filmmaker Ramin Bahrani directed the film

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Adarsh Gourav has been received the leading actor BAFTA nomination for his role in the Netflix movie "The White Tiger". (Photo Credit: Instagram/ Adarsh Gourav)

  • 'The White Tiger' is directed by filmmaker Ramin Bahrani
  • It is based on Aravind Adiga's Booker Prize-winning novel of the same name
  • The movie also stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas announced the Oscar nominations on Monday from their London residence. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @priyankachopra)

  • Priyanka Chopra Jonas tweeted her filmography to an Australian journalist, Peter Ford
  • The journalist had questioned her qualifications to announce Oscar nominations
  • Netizens came out in support of the actor and said that it disregards the importance of world cinema

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
'The White Tiger' has been directed by Ramin Bahrani. (Picture credits: Instagram/Priyanka Chopra Jonas)

  • 'The White Tiger' is nominated in the Best Adapted Screenplay category at Oscars
  • The nominations were announced by Priyanka and her husband, singer Nick Jonas
  • She said that announcing the nomination herself "made it so much more special"

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Here's a list of eight Indians who have won an Oscar.

  • 'The White Tiger' was nominated in the Adapted Screenplay category
  • The film is based on Aravind Adiga's book by the same name
  • The short film 'Bittu' missed out the nomination in the Best Live Action Short Film