On 15th March, The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony nominations were declared by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and her hubby Nick Jonas. Riz Ahmed impacted the world as he is the 1st Muslim to be selected for Oscar nominations in the lead actor category. The British-Pakistani actor has been selected for his amazing performance in an American drama film, “Sound of Metal”. Prior to this, American actor and former rapper Mahershala Ali had made history as the 1st Muslim actor to win an Oscar award. Mahershala has won in the Best Supporting Actor category 2 times for ‘Twilight’ and the American biographical comedy-drama buddy film ‘Green Book’.
Discussing this accomplishment with media, Riz Ahmed stated that, “Truth be told, I simply feel like anyway individuals can wind up right now, anyway they can discover an association with this time, is delightful to me. A few peoples may interface with the way that it is the 1st Muslim, others may say British Pakistani actor or maybe others can say the 1st individual from Wembley town, what is important to me is that this memory of happiness, this happiness of collective acknowledgment, is really important though numerous individuals as conceivable can perceive themselves in it.”
“That is truly what it is about. It is tied in with attempting to sparkle a fire on these films and sort of aggregately, as an inventive community and as a culture around the world, arranging and saying, ‘Hello, here are the films that we feel conversed with us as a community about what our identity is and where we are at and what we are working through”.
“What’s more, especially I think ‘Sound of Metal’ film is something that will truly resound with crowds. Furthermore, I trust truly to assist them with getting this difficult stretch. It is about a wellbeing emergency, tossing somebody into coronavirus lockdown, driving them to do things somewhat better when they are down from their life and their friends and family. That is something that everybody can familiar with”.
“So I trust that this movie is something that invigorates individuals and gives individuals some help and some motivation as they are going through something comparable.” Riz Ahmed’s heavenly performance in the movie has procured him an acting nomination in practically all awards this season including Golden Globe Awards, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Screen Actors Guild Awards.