BAFTA 2021: The White Tiger Stars Priyanka Chopra And Adarsh Gourav Feature On Longlist

BAFTA 2021: Priyanka Chopra is on the Best Supporting Actress longlist for her role in The White Tiger

BAFTA 2021: The White Tiger Stars Priyanka Chopra And Adarsh Gourav Feature On Longlist

Priyanka Chopra shared this photo. (Image courtesy: priyankachopra )

Highlights

  • The longlists for this year's BAFTAs were announced on Thursday
  • Adarsh featured on the Best Actor longlist for The White Tiger
  • The BAFTA Awards will take place on April 11
New Delhi:

The longlists for this year's BAFTAs were announced on Thursday and Ramin Bahrani's recently-released film The White Tiger, starring Priyanka Chopra, Adarsh Gourav and Rajkummar Rao, made it to several categories, including the Best Film, Best Actor and Best Director. Priyanka Chopra is on the Best Supporting Actress longlist for her role in The White Tiger while Adarsh Gourav made it to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' longlist for the Best Actor for his performance in Ramin Bahrani's film. Apart from the Best Film and the Best Director longlists, The White Tiger is also selected for the Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Editing.

Giving a major shout-out to her cousin Priyanka Chopra, actress Parineeti Chopra tweeted this on Thursday evening: "Ladies and gentlemen MEET MY BAFTA LONGLIST SISTER! Can't wait for this to happen!"

In The White Tiger, Priyanka Chopra and Rajkummar Rao play the roles of a rich married couple, who have been living with their family in India after returning from the US for their business. Adarsh Gourav plays the role of their poor driver named Balram Halwai, who, after an accident, rebels and becomes a master of his own.

The White Tiger is director Ramin Bahrani's adaptation of Aravind Adiga's Man Booker Prize-winning debut novel of the same name.

After a few rounds of voting, the final list of nominations for BAFTAs will be announced on March 9. The BAFTA Awards will take place on April 11. It usually takes place before April but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As per BAFTA, 122 performances for the Best Actor category were submitted for consideration and out of the 15 performances that have made it to the longlist, only six will be nominated.

Check out some of the longlists here:

Best Film

Another Round

Da 5 Bloods

The Dig

The Father

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Mank

The Mauritanian

News of the World

Nomadland

One Night In Miami...

Promising Young Woman

Soul

Sound of Metal

The Trial of the Chicago 7

The White Tiger

Director

Another Round

The Assistant

Babyteeth

The Dig

The Father

The Forty-Year-Old Version

Mank

The Mauritanian

Minari

My Octopus Teacher

News of the World

Nomadland

One Night In Miami...

Promising Young Woman

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Rocks

Saint Maud

Tenet

The Trial of the Chicago 7

The White Tiger

Leading Actress

Amy Adams, Hillbilly Elegy

Bukky Bakray, Rocks

Radha Blank, The Forty-Year-Old Version

Jessie Buckley, I'm Thinking of Ending Things

Morfydd Clark, Saint Maud

Viola Davis, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Julia Garner, The Assistant

Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman

Sophia Loren, The Life Ahead

Frances McDormand, Nomadland

Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman

Wunmi Mosaku, His House

Kate Winslet, Ammonite

Alfre Woodard, Clemency

Zendaya, Malcolm & Marie

Leading Actor

Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal

Kingsley Ben-Adir, One Night In Miami...

Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Ralph Fiennes, The Dig

Adarsh Gourav, The White Tiger

Tom Hanks, News of the World

Anthony Hopkins, The Father

Cosmo Jarvis, Calm With Horses

Delroy Lindo, Da 5 Bloods

Mads Mikkelsen, Another Round

Gary Oldman, Mank

Tahar Rahim, The Mauritanian

LaKeith Stanfield, Judas and the Black Messiah

John David Washington, Malcolm & Marie

Steven Yeun, Minari

Supporting Actress

Niamh Algar, Calm With Horses

Kosar Ali, Rocks

Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Ellen Burstyn, Pieces of a Woman

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, The White Tiger

Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy

Olivia Colman, The Father

Jennifer Ehle, Saint Maud

Dominique Fishback, Judas and the Black Messiah

Jodie Foster, The Mauritanian

Ashley Madekwe, County Lines

Amanda Seyfried, Mank

Saoirse Ronan, Ammonite

Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari

Helena Zengel, News of the World

Supporting Actor

Chadwick Boseman, Da 5 Bloods

Bo Burnham, Promising Young Woman

Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Benedict Cumberbatch, The Mauritanian

Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah

Barry Keoghan, Calm With Horses

Alan Kim, Minari

Frank Langella, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Leslie Odom Jr., One Night In Miami...

Clarke Peters, Da 5 Bloods

Eddie Redmayne, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Mark Rylance, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Paul Raci, Sound of Metal

David Strathairn, Nomadland

Stanley Tucci, Supernova

Outstanding British Film

Ammonite

Calm With Horses

County Lines

The Courier

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

The Dig

Emma.

The Father

Herself

His House

Limbo

The Mauritanian

Misbehaviour

Mogul Mowgli

Promising Young Woman

Radioactive

Rebecca

Rocks

Saint Maud

Supernova

Documentary

All In: The Fight For Democracy

Athlete A

Beastie Boys Story

Becoming

Billie

Collective

Crip Camp

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

Dick Johnson is Dead

The Dissident

I Am Greta

MLK/FBI

My Octopus Teacher

The Social Dilemma

The Truffle Hunters Round Two voting, to determine the nominations in the member-voted categories, will open between Friday 19 February and Monday 1 March 2021.