BAFTA AWARDS

  • 'Strictly Come Dancing' to get special BAFTA honour March 21, 2014

    London: Glitzy ballroom dancing competition 'Strictly Come Dancing' will be honoured with a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award in April. The award recognises the hard work of the production team and will celebrate the show's "outstanding creative and technical achievements" since 2004 when its first series went...
  • Watch: Winners of the 2014 BAFTA awards February 17, 2014

    The best film award was given to '12 Years a Slave'. 'Gravity' won the award for the British Film. Alfonso Cuaron won the award for best director, Chiwetel Ejiofor bagged the best actor award and Cate Blanchett won the best actress award. ...
  • Indian actor Suraj Sharma loses rising star BAFTA February 11, 2013

    London: Indian actor Suraj Sharma, who played the protagonist in Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi', lost out the EE Rising Star Award to British actress Juno Temple at the British Academy Film Awards held here Sunday night. Delhibased Suraj, 19, was the only male actor nominated in the category. Other...
  • BAFTA Awards 2013: Ben Affleck's 'Argo' gets Best Film, Best Director February 11, 2013

    Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables' won four awards, including Best Supporting Actress for Anne Hathaway. ...
  • BAFTA releases an allmale rising star shortlist January 12, 2012

    London: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts unveiled an allmale shortlist for its 2012 Rising Star Award on Wednesday, including 'Thor' actors Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston. Previous winners of the annual prize, which honors upandcoming acting talent and is sponsored by the Orange telecoms group, include Kristen Stewart,...
  • Rahman loses BAFTA February 14, 2011

    It doesn't seem to be a lucky year for AR Rahman. After losing the Golden Globe award, the Indian music composer Sunday lost the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award for best original music in Danny Boyle's 127 Hours. The Oscar winning composer lost the award to Alexandre...
  • The King's Speech sweeps BAFTA, Rahman loses February 14, 2011

    London: 'The King's Speech' swept away the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards as the movie received seven trophies across various categories, including the original music title, leaving behind Indian composer A R Rahman's work in '127 Hours'. At a glittering ceremony on Sunday night, the British royal...
  • Rahman gets BAFTA nomination January 18, 2011

    Oscarwinning Indian music composer AR Rahman has been nominated for the British Academy of Films and Television Arts (BAFTA) award for original music in Danny Boyle's 127 Hours. This is the second time he is nominated for the BAFTA. The composer, who lost out on the Golden Globe award for the...
  • Brit film honours for Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek March 10, 2010

    London: Actress Jaya Bachchan gets lifetime achievement award at BAFTA and her son Abhishek Bachchan is honoured at the ceremony. ...
  • The Hurt Locker bags six BAFTA Awards February 22, 2010

    Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker swept to success at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) on Sunday in London with director Kathryn Bigelow also winning the best director award. ...
  • Avatar shares nomination lead on BAFTA shortlist January 21, 2010

    London: Director James Cameron's 3D blockbuster fantasy film Avatar tied with British drama An Education and Iraq war movie The Hurt Locker with eight nominations each at the BAFTAs, Britain's main film awards. That trio was closely followed by extraterrestrial film District 9 with seven nominations. Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds starring...
  • How Slumdog emerged the hot fave this year February 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Every slumdog has its day and this one's fortunately doesn't seem to end. Slumdog Millionaire continues its winning spree picking up seven BAFTA awards on Sunday night. ...
  • Slumdog win opportunity of a lifetime: Anil Kapoor February 10, 2009

    Anil Kapoor and Resul Pookutty spoke to CNNIBN about Slumdog... sweeping the BAFTAs CNNIBN: Seven more awards added to the Slumdog... kitty. How does it feel? Anil Kapoor: It was great for India yesterday, and then of course it was great for the movie because we got seven BAFTAs. Best picture...
  • Slumdog does it again, wins 7 BAFTA awards February 9, 2009

    London: Slumdog Millionaire yet again emerged as the winner. This time it bagged seven BAFTA awards. The movie was nominated in 11 categories. Even the steady downpour and freezing temperature in London couldn't dampen the spirits of the Slumdog Millionaire team, which swept the BAFTA awards with as many as...
  • BAFTA in kitty, Rahman gears up for Big O February 9, 2009

    New Delhi: After bagging the prestigious BAFTA award for the Best Music Score for Slumdog Millionaire, music maestro A R Rahman is now waiting for the Big O the Oscars. Its a perspective according to the film. Every score is according to a film and what is does to it....
  • AR Rahman, Resul Pookutty win BAFTA Award February 9, 2009

    London: Adding yet another feather in his cap, music maestro Allah Rakha Rahman on Sunday bagged the BAFTA Award in the best music score category for Slumdog Millionaire at a gala event in London. After becoming the first Indian to win the Golden Globe and getting a triple Oscar nomination in...
  • Slumdog Millionaire's fairytale journey continues February 9, 2009

    London: Ragstoriches story Slumdog Millionaire continued its fairytale journey on Sunday, winning seven prizes, including best picture, at the British Academy Film Awards and sealing its place as favourite for the Oscars later this month. Kate Winslet and Mickey Rourke also gained Oscar momentum with acting wins Winslet for...
  • Hollywood stars shine at BAFTA Awards February 9, 2009

    London: Hollywood stars shone amid a dreary London drizzle on Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards the UK version of the Oscars. Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Meryl Streep, Robert Downey Jr. and Mickey Rourke were among the big names who walked a damp red carpet before the glitzy ceremony...
  • Slumdog Millionaire sweeps BAFTA Awards February 9, 2009

    London: Slumdog Millionaire swept the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards 2009 winning seven awards from the 11 categories it was nominated in. Slumdog Millionaire won awards in the following categories: Best Film, Best Director (Danny Boyle), Best Adapted Screenplay (Simon Beaufoy), Best Music (AR Rahman), Best Editing...
  • Photogallery: BAFTA red carpet royalty February 9, 2009

    The British Academy Film Awards take place at The Royal Opera House in London, England on Sunday, February 8, 2009. ...
  • Bafta nominees: Slumdog leads the pack | Images February 8, 2009

    New Delhi: With just hours left for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards to be announced, here's a quick look at the key nominees. Leading the race this year is Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millioniare. After sweeping several other awards including the Critics Choice and Golden Globe...
  • Bookies keeping high hopes on Slumdog for BAFTA February 8, 2009

    London: With the Bafta Awards all set to take place in London on Sunday, all eyes are on Danny Boyles Slumdog Millionaire. This movie based on Mumbai slum has swept every award this season. Bookies in London are also positive that Slumdog Millionaire will definitely win a BAFTA this year as...
  • In pics: Preparing for BAFTA Awards 2009 February 8, 2009

    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is a British charity that hosts annual awards shows for excellence in film, television, television craft, video games and forms of animation. They are often cited as a British equivalent to the Oscars. This year many Indians are also looking forward...
  • BAFTA's special, happens once in lifetime: Anil Kapoor February 8, 2009

    Slumdog Millionaire is nominated in 11 categories at the Bafta Awards. ...
  • Big night for Slumdog at Bafta awards tonight | Anxious Anil February 8, 2009

    London: Lowbudget Indian drama Slumdog Millionaire is up for 11 nominations at Britain's top film awards on Sunday, building on its Golden Globes success and giving it another boost ahead of the Oscars later this month. It is tied at the top with The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring...
  • A look at the BAFTA list of honour February 12, 2008

    New Delhi: A precursor to the Oscars, the British Academy Film Awards were announced on Sunday evening at the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden. And the who's who of international film fraternity, from Daniel Day Lewis to Kiera Knightly walked the red carpet, much to the relief of...
  • James Bond loses award, throws a fit February 14, 2007

    London: Bond actor Daniel Craig was in a rather bad mood after the Bafta awards that he almost picked up a fight with a journalist and hurled the F word at him, at Grosvenor House after party. The 39yearold actor, who was nominated for Best Actor and lost out to...
  • In Pics: The big, fat BAFTA bash February 12, 2007

    The BAFTA awards are considered an important indicator of success at the Oscars in two weeks' time. ...
  • RDB loses BAFTA to Pan's Labyrinth February 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Out of the Oscar race, Rang De Basanti also lost its ticket to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards(BAFTA) in the best foreign language film category. Guillermo del Toro's fantastical saga Pan's Labyrinth beat Rang De Basanti to the BAFTA award in the ceremony...
  • Rang De... team in London for BAFTA February 11, 2007

    London: It might be out of the Oscar race, but Rang De Basanti has a ticket to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards(BAFTA). The film is among the five entries in the 'nonEnglish language film' category and shares the honour with Mel Gibson's Apocalypto and Pedro Almodovar's...