Hurt Locker collects six BAFTA awards

MUMBAI: Kathryn Bigelow‘s The Hurt Locker hauled six awards at the recently held BAFTA awards including best film, best director, best original screenplay, best cinematography, best sound and best editing.

Avatar, nominated in eight categories, got two awards; one in the special visual effects category and second in the production design category.

Colin Firth who starred in A Single Man was named best actor while British actress Carey Mulligan annexed the best actress award for her role in An Education.

Christoph Waltz collected the best supporting actor award for his role in Inglourious Basterds while the best supporting actress award was collected by Lee Daniels.

The award ceremony attracted stars including Dustin Hoffman, Kate Winslet and Robert Pattinson.

Andrea Arnold won the outstanding British film award while Twilight star Kristen Stewart was named Orange Rising Star. Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner took the award for the best adapted screenplay for Up in the Air.

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