Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Indian actor Anupam Kher has received nomination for the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards in 2018 for his work in a BBC project.
Anupam is nominated for his performance in the adaptation of Satnam Sanghera’s memoir “The Boy with the Topknot”, a TV movie.
The actor, who has featured in about 500 films, is up against Adrian Dunbar (“Line of Duty”), Brian F. O’Byrne (“Little Boy Blue”) and Jimmi Simpson – USS Callister (“Black Mirror”) for the Best Supporting Actor trophy.
Anupam tweeted on Wednesday: “Thank you Bafta for the nomination. I feel honoured and humbled.”
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominations for the annual Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards on Wednesday, read a statement on bafta.org.
It will reward the best television programmes broadcast in the UK in 2017. The ceremony will be held at the Royal Festival Hall on May 13.