Mumbai: Indian actor Anupam Kher has received nomination for the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards in 2018 for his work in a BBC project.
Anupam is nominated for his performance in the adaptation of Satnam Sanghera's memoir The Boy with the Topknot, a TV movie.
The actor, who has featured in about 500 films, is up against Adrian Dunbar (Line of Duty), Brian F. O'Byrne (Little Boy Blue) and Jimmi Simpson - USS Callister (Black Mirror) for the Best Supporting Actor trophy.
Anupam tweeted on Wednesday: "Thank you Bafta for the nomination. I feel honoured and humbled."
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominations for the annual Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards on Wednesday, read a statement on bafta.org.
It will reward the best television programmes broadcast in the UK in 2017. The ceremony will be held at the Royal Festival Hall on May 13.