05022021-LSTL-01.qxd 2/4/2021 11:11 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE AMOL TO PLAY BHAGAT SINGH While Vicky Kaushal will play Udham Singh in Shoojit Sircar’s much-anticipated film Sardar Udham Singh, actor Amol Parashar has been roped-in to portray the legendary Shaheed Bhagat Singh in the movie. On board Renowned composer AR Rahman will score music for the upcoming war film Pippa. The film will see Ishaan Khatter in the role of Brigadier Balram Singh Mehta. IANS LUDHIANA | FRIDAY | 5 FEBRUARY 2021 While the movie Mank and TV series The Crown bagged six nominations each for the Golden Globe Awards 2021, streaming giant Netflix got a whopping 42 nods T HE pandemic has forced a big change in the way award shows are being held, but this doesn’t make the functions less of a starry affair. As the nomination list for Golden Globe Awards 2021 was released on Wednesday, it also came to light that the first major award show in the lead up to the Oscars will be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on February 28. We bring you the highlights from the nominations and nominees’ reactions. It’s a tie A BI-COASTAL EVENT The Golden Globes ceremony will take place from both Los Angeles and New York, and those nominated for their work will take part from locations around the world. Comedian Tina Fey will broadcast live on NBC television from the Rainbow Room in New York, while co-host Amy Poehler will be inside the Beverly Hilton. — REUTERS ONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD DEV PATEL (R) IN A STILL FROM THE PERS A STILL FROM THE CROWN ❝ IN THE RACE The movie Mank and TV series The Crown each got six nominations, the maximum for any project this year. Critically acclaimed movie M ank, in addition to David Fincher’s Best Director nod, secured nominations for Best Film, Best Actor for Gary Oldman, Best Supporting Actress for Amanda Seyfried, Best Score and Best Screenplay for Jack Fincher. THAT’S WHAT THEY SAID… “Thank you, thank you! I am truly honoured to be named amongst a group of such talented and inspirational women...” — Emma Corrin, Best Actress nominee in TV Drama Series for The Crown. “Despite being a pandemic year, there is a comfort of sorts in embracing traditions,” — Gary Oldman nominated for Mank. Celebrating legends Andra Day nominated for Best Actress in a motion picture drama. This year a special honour will be given to late actor Chadwick Boseman, who died last August after a fouryear battle with colon cancer. He has been posthumously nominated for a Golden Globe for his work in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Hollywood legends Norman Lear and Jane Fonda will also be honoured at the ceremony. PHOTO: PTI “I’m very grateful. Just to be nominated is a massive honour…I’m am happy for Nicole (Kidman) and Donald (Sutherland) for their nominations.” — Hugh Grant, Best Actor for TV Movie Limited Series, Undoing. — REUTERS THE POSTER OF ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI Lear will receive the Carol Burnett Award, while Fonda will get the Cecil B. DeMille Award. A STILL FROM THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 Unity in diversity From the movie version of rap-infused musical Hamilton to LGBTQ musical The Prom and director nods for three women, the nominations recognised social justice issues and performers of ‘colour’. Variety calculated that a record 30 per cent of the acting nominees in the RIZ AHMED film categories were nonwhite. They included Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman, in his last film role, the jazz period piece Black Bottom; British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed as a drummer going deaf in Sound of Metal; Andra Day for her role in The United States vs. Billie Holiday; and Dev Patel for his modern twist on Charles Dickens’ The Personal History of David Copperfield. Best from OTT When it comes to OTT platforms, Netflix got the most nominations; both film, with 22 nominations, and television, with 20 totalling up A STILL FROM THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT Actor Mike Henry passes away at 84 1937-2021 Mike Henry, who is known for playing Tarzan in the 1960s, has passed away. He was 84. The actor was reportedly suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy and Parkinson’s disease, brought on by the head injuries in the NFL and at the University of Southern California.He traded football for acting and went on to star in the Tarzan films of the 1960s, and worked alongside Burt Reynolds in Smokey and the Bandit. His other movie roles included The Longest Yard, Soylent Green, Rio Lobo and The Green Berets. Henry was also known for TV shows such as General Hospital, Lou Grant, among others. CHADWICK BOSEMAN to 42. Twenty of those nods came for television shows like The Queen’s Gambit, Ozark, The Crown and Unorthodox. The rest came from films like Mank and The Trial of the Chicago 7. On the other hand, Amazon Prime Video has fetched nine nominations. Other titles of Amazon include Best Television Limited Series — Small Axe; and Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series –Al Pacino, Hunters. Meanwhile, Disney+ Hotstar scored a best drama series nod for The Mandalorian. Indian connect Meanwhile, British-Indian actor Dev Patel has been nominated for the ‘Best Performance by an Actor in A Motion Picture — Musical Gurnaaz Kaur This is for the first time that three women directors have got nominations in the same year. These include Regina King for One Night in Miami, Chloe Zhao for Nomadland and Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman. — TNS Akshay, Saina trolled ...over identical tweets on farmers’ protest SOME OF THE ARTWORKS ON DISPLAY Of peace & hope Joint venture At the open lively location, where social distancing is hardly a point of worry, art adds to the ambience like nothing else. Twelve artists from the city, including Woman power A STILL FROM UNORTHODOX As many as 12 artists have come together for the exhibition Emante by the Neo Art group Depiction of the human struggle during the pandemic in the form of abstract art, paintings of dreams; a black and white collage of nature in brush and ink, some mandala art, pieces of puzzles in pastels — there is all this and lots more at the third annual show, Emante, by Neo Art group, which is being held at the underpass connecting Sector 17 and Rose Garden. The Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi is supporting the group; says its chairman Bheem Malhotra, “Our focus is to bring art to public and public to art. Through this association we have provided a platform to promote senior and new artists alike.” After the lockdown, this is the first such group show that is being held by CLKA and Neo Art. “A few more exhibitions are linedup for the coming weeks,” he adds. or Comedy’ award for his role in The Personal History of David Copperfield. Soorarai Pottru, directed by Sudha Kongara, had made headlines a couple of days ago by making it to the third round of Golden Globes Awards, but could not make the final cut. Let us not lose hope, this Suriya Sivakumar-starrer is still in the race for Oscars! Rajendra Kumar, Subhash Shorey, Karamjeet Singh, Anand Dev, Pankaj Saroj, Monika Rana, Narinder J S Maloya, Aarti Thakar, Ritu Singh, Akanksha Gaur, Amanpreet Kaur and Anju Bala, are participating in the group show, which is on till February 15. Together, these artists are aiming to highlight contem- c m y b porary art styles and artworks in different mediums. In her monochromatic watercolour painting of Buddha, Anju Bala says she is subtly presenting the need for peace in such trying times. “I chose the light shade of blue because it is soothing to the eyes.” Rajender Kumar’s paintings show stages through which mankind battled the Coronavirus and how against all odds, it has started to thrive again. “So black is the virus and all the other colours are that of humans as well as nature,” he says. A series of four paintings beautifying the curves and patterns on the bodies of lizards, turtle and earthwork are impressive. Ritu Singh explains, “This series is called creatures of the lesser God. We find them ugly, rather despise them but it is important for us to remember the crucial role they play in the ecosystem.” Bollywood star Akshay Kumar and badminton ace Saina Nehwal on Thursday faced trolls for posting identical tweets about the ongoing farmers protest. Even as they are being slammed for the copy-paste job, #SpinelessCelebs trends on Twitter. From Ekta Kapoor, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn to Sachin Tendulkar, global personalities took to Twitter on Wednesday to urge people not to fall for false propaganda against India. But it was Akshay and Saina’s posts that have created a buzz as these were word for word similar! A user shared: “All celebrities have been sold...” — IANS KANGANA’S TWEETS PULLED DOWN On Thursday, some of the tweets by actress Kangana Ranaut were deleted by the microblogging site, Twitter, which stated that the posts were in violation of their rules. The move by the digital platform comes after the actress went on a rant against international pop sensation Rihanna for supporting the ongoing farmers protest. Kangana called Rihanna a porn singer, a “porn star”, and a Left Wing role model. Akshay Kumar and Saina Nehwal
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