One of the greatest news so far is that along with Priyanka Chopra, Riz Ahmed will be presenting the 69th Emmys.
Riz Ahmed; Pakistani British actor is nominated for lead actor in The Night Of and for his guest stint on HBO’s Girls, Alec Baldwin, Reese Witherspoon and Oprah Winfrey will be presenting at the Emmys too. While it is Priyanka Chopra’s second time presenting this award ceremony; it is first of Riz.
Riz Ahmed’s initial work was in independent films such as The Road TO Guantanamo (2006), Shifty (2008), Four Lions (2010) and Trishna (2011). His breakout role was in Nightcrawler (2014), alongside Jake Gyllenhaal. Riz Ahmed received two Emmy nominations, for his performance in The Night Of and for his guest spot in the final season of Girls. So much so, he was on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.
Riz Ahmed is known for his political rap music. And above all, he raises funds for Syrian refugee children. Riz Ahmed has also nominated in not one but two categories along. Priyanka although is not in any category this year but she is attending the annual award gala for the second time. The first time was last year along with the actor Tom Hiddleston.
Riz Ahmed: A Handsom Pakistani With Successful Hollywood Career
Riz Ahmed has proved himself to be not only an excellent human being. But also one of the greatest actors with twenty-five nominations and 4 awards. He won Berlin International Film Festival in 2012. Back in 2009, he also won the best actor at Geneva International Film Festival- Tous Ecrans. Not only this but he won Gold Derby TV Award for The Night Of (TV Movie/Mini Lead Actor). And last, but not the least, he won Grand Jury Prize for Best Live Action Short (Daytimer) in 2015.
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards will be on September 17th. It will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater. Stephen Colbert is the host. And we can hardly wait to check out Riz Ahmed’s part of the awards