Riz Ahmed becomes the first Muslim nominee for Oscar Award
Riz Ahmed (born 1 December 1982), additionally known by his stage name Riz MC and original name Rizwan Ahmed, is a British Pakistani entertainer, rapper, and dissident. As an entertainer, he has won one Emmy Award, out of two Emmy assignments, and was likewise selected for a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award, and three British Independent Film Awards.
Ahmed turned into the main Muslim and the principal entertainer of Pakistani cause to get named for an Oscar in the class of Best Actor for his presentation in Sound of Metal.
Ahmed, 38, was selected for his job in "Sound of Metal," which recounts the tale of Ruben, a rowdy drummer and recuperating junkie whose life is sent into a spiral when he loses his hearing.
Ahmed disclosed to The Times that he had inundated himself in the personality of Ruben by going to Alcoholics Anonymous gatherings and getting the hang of drumming and gesture-based communication.
Despite the fact that Ahmed is the primary Muslim entertainer to be selected in the best entertainer class, Mahershala Ali impacted the world forever as the principal Muslim entertainer to win a best-supporting Oscar for the splendid film Moonlight in 2017.
Ahmed will go up against six-time candidate and one-time victor Anthony Hopkins, once champ Gary Oldman, the late Chadwick Boseman, and Steven Yeun. The Oscars will occur on April 25.