Mumbai: Veteran actor and chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Anupam Kher has been nominated for British Academy Television Award (BAFTA) in the category for the best supporting actor. The Indian actor has been nominated for TV’s ‘The Boy With The Topknot’ alongside Adrian Dunbar (for ‘Line of Duty’), Brían F O’Byrne (for ‘Little Boy Blue’) and Jimmi Simpson (for ‘Black Mirror’).
Nominated for Supporting Actor
Adrian Dunbar – Line of Duty
Anupam Kher – The Boy with The Topknot
Brían F. O’Byrne – Little Boy Blue
Jimmi Simpson – USS Callister (Black Mirror)#BAFTATV pic.twitter.com/Sn1JEaK6dK
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Kher has played an extraordinary performance as a schizophrenic father Jagjit, based on British journalist Sathnam Sanghera’s best-selling memoir. ‘The Boy With The Topknot’ also has another Indian actress Deepti Naval, who played the role of mother.