'La La Land' wins BAFTA's best film award to continue hot streak

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton will be top guests attending BAFTA Awards 2017.

It came on the eve of this year's Bafta awards ceremony, where Naomie Harris, the British actress most famous for her role as Moneypenny in Bond and the star of this year's Moonlight, is tipped to win her first gong.

Best Leading Actress nominees are: Amy Adams ("Arrival"), Emily Blunt ("The Girl On The Train"), Emma Stone ("La La Land"), Meryl Streep ("Florence Foster Jenkins") and Natlie Portman ("Jackie").

Its stars, Gosling and Stone, are both hot favourites to take home acting trophies.

Emma Stone, victor of the Best Actress Award for "La La Land", and Damien Chazelle, victor of Best Director for "La La Land", pose in the winners room at the BAFTAs. Following behind the Damien Chazelle-directed flick is "Arrival" and "Nocturnal Animals", each with nine nominations.

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.

Gosling's rivals in the best actor race were Andrew Garfield for "Hacksaw Ridge"; Casey Affleck for "Manchester by the Sea"; Jake Gyllenhaal for "Nocturnal Animals"; and Viggo Mortensen for "Captain Fantastic".

The ceremony is broadcasted on BBC One every year and this year you can tune in from 9pm.

She also praised her co-star, British actor Dev Patel, who is nominated in the supporting actor category.

Arrival, Manchester By The Sea and Moonlight also appear in a number of categories. Live streaming options are also made available on BAFTA's official Facebook page to capture the celebrities walking the red carpet, which will begin from 16.30 GMT or 10.00 PM IST.

  • Ernesto Newman