The 93rd Academy Oscar Awards gave Asian performers their due credit and recognition in the industry. Actors of various races and diversity who got nominated for Oscars are Riz Ahmed for his film The Sound of Metal, Chadwick Boseman for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Steven Yeun for Minari in the nomination of lead actors. The actors who got nominated for the supporting roles are Leslie Odom Junior for One Night in Miami, Daniel Kaluuya, and Lakeith Stanfield for Black Messiah.
Read ahead to know all the names and the diverse Asian actors who made a mark and achieved nominations for the year 2021 for themselves
Who is Yul Brynner?
Yul Brynner was nominated for the film Minari which was a story of a South Korean Family trying to bring prosperity to their farm, Arkans in the year 1980.No other Asian American Actor has ever been nominated for this particular category.
Who is Riz Ahmed?
Riz Ahmed became the first British Pakistani Actor who earned the nomination for his work in the film Sound of Metal. He is the first actor from a South Asian ethnicity to get nominated in the category of Best Actor.
Who is Youn?
Youn is a renowned veteran Korean actress who received her first Oscar Nomination for actress in a supporting role. She played the role of the grandmother who loves wrestling and swears a lot in the film Minari. She became the first South Korean actress who got nominated for any category of acting.
Who did the honors of revealing the nominations for Oscars 2021?
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas did the honors and revealed all the nominations for the Oscars for the year 2021 in London.
When and where will the Oscar take place?
The 2021 Oscars will be taking place on April 25th, 2021. The award ceremony will be live on air on ABC at 5 pm Pacific. The awards will be taking place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and the city’s railway hub, Union Station.
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