Late actors Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan were paid tribute at the 74th British Academy for Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards held in the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday night.
The actors, who passed away in April last year, were remembered in the ‘In Memorium’ segment along with Hollywood stars Chadwick Boseman, Sean Connery, Kirk Douglas, Ian Holm, Barbara Windsor, George Segal, Christopher Plummer, among others.
Over 40 artists from all over the world were paid tribute to. Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh who passed away at 99 on April 9, was also remembered.
Khan, who featured in several Hollywood movies including Inferno, Life of Pi and Jurassic World, passed away on April 29 last year following a two-year battle with cancer.
He is widely remembered for his roles in Paan Singh Tomar, The Lunchbox, Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost, Madaari and Hindi Medium among others.
Yesteryears star Rishi Kapoor passed away a day after, on April 30, 2020, following a battle with cancer. The actor is known for stellar performances in films like Bobby, Chandni, Amar Akbar Anthony, Mera Naam Joker, Karz, Bol Radha Bol and Damini among others.