Meryl Streep gets Bafta nomination for ‘The Iron Lady’

London: Meryl Streep has been nominated for a Bafta for her portrayal of former British premier Margaret Thatcher in ‘The Iron Lady’, just a day after winning a Golden Globe.

Streep is all set to go head-to-head with Michelle Williams, who has also been nominated for her role as Marilyn Monroe, for best actress at this year’s Baftas, the Telegraph reported.

British actress Tilda Swinton is also up for the award for her part in ‘We Need To Talk About Kevin,’ alongside Viola Davis for The Help, Berenice Bejo for top-nominated film The Artist.

‘My Week With Marilyn’ has six nominations and ‘The Help’ and ‘War Horse’ are each nominated five times.