BAFTA Pays Tributes To Actors Irrfan & Rishi Kapoor


Indian actors Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan were paid tributes in the ‘In Memorium’ segment at the 74th British Academy Film Awards  (BAFTA) on Sunday night.

Actor Irrfan died on April 29 last year after fighting neuroendocrine tumour for over two years, while Rishi Kapoor died of cancer on April 30.

Irrfan has featured in several international films including The Warrior, Namesake, Jurrasic Park, Life of Pi an Puzzle.

Other stars honoured at the ceremony included George Segal, Sean Connery, Yaphet Kotto, Barbara Windsor, Olivia de Havilland, Alan Parker, Max von Sydow, Kirk Douglas, Christopher Plummer and Chadwick Boseman as well.

The 74th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on April 10 and 11 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2020 and early 2021.

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