MUMBAI: As the global movie industry’s season for applause and hurrahs begins, the highly anticipated 70th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) are set to hit television screens on 13 February at 9 PM. dittoTV subscribers on the go can watch this much awaited event live on Zee Studio on their smartphones and any other internet enabled devices.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) honor the best of international and British contributions to the film industry and host an annual show to present these awards. Hosted by acclaimed comedian, actor and presenter Stephen Fry, this year’s ceremony is set to take place at London’s famous Royal Albert Hall, with ‘La La Land’ topping the charts with nominations in 11 categories. Apart from this Ryan Gosling-Emma Stone starrer, also leading the nominations are top notch contenders like ‘Arrival’ , ‘Nocturnal Animals’.
The event also features other top nominations such as ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ for Outstanding British Film, an expected deadlock for the Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role between Emily Blunt for her role in ‘The Girl On The Train’ and Emma Stone in ‘La La Land’, and between Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘Nocturnal Animals’ and the heart-throb Ryan Gosling for the Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Looking forward to the event, Z5 Business Head of Digital - India Archana Anand says, “We are very excited to bring the 70th British Academy Film Awards to Zee Studio viewers on our platform dittoTV. Cinema fans across the globe eagerly await this extravagant awards ceremony and are particularly excited this year with the huge favourite ‘La La Land’ leading the nominations. dittoTV subscribers can catch all the glamour, excitement and red carpet moments live as it happens on their internet enabled devices even if they are on the go or don’t have easy access to a TV set.”
The Awards air on television at 13 February, 9 PM onwards on Zee Studio, and dittoTV subscribers can watch it on their Android or iOS phones or any other internet connected devices. Subscription charge for dittoTV start from INR 20 per month.