Friday, 3 December 2021

Mehwish Hayat Is Happy Over Riz Ahmed’s Nomination For Oscar

KARACHI – Pakistani superstar Mehwish Hayat is happy over nomination of first Muslim and British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed for Oscar Award.

The Punjab Nahi Jaun gi actress had said it was all about great performance and expressed her happiness over such great reward for British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed.

CREDIT: Courtesy Toronto Film Festival

Taking to Instagram, the actress said: “@rizahmed being the 1st Muslim to get nominated shouldn’t be the story. It should be abt performance. But let’s accept in a world where we’re fighting for fairer representation in mainstream media a Muslim nominated for Best Actor for the 1st time since 1929 is one hell of a big deal !!!”.

The actress also shared a photo from movie “Sound of Metal” in which the actor did excellent performance.

Riz Ahmed, a British-Pakistani actor, is the first Muslim actor who made headlines across the globe after he was nominated for this year Oscar Award.

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