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Anupam Kher sees Bafta TV award nomination as 'fantastic achievement'

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lost the Best Supporting Award at here to Irish Brian F. O'Byrne, but the Indian is proud of his nomination and said there is always a next time.

He was nominated for the Virgin TV in 2018 for his work in the adaptation of Sathnam Sanghera's memoir "The Boy with the Topknot", a TV movie.

The award went to for "Little Boy Blue" at the ceremony here on Sunday.

"Thank you for the Best Supporting Actor nomination for 'The Boy With The Topknot'. It's a great honour for me, for a Hindi medium educated boy from a small town in whose father was a

"It's a fantastic achievement to be nominated amongst some of the top actors in the world," said in a video that he posted on after the ceremony.

"Thank you to the Indian film industry for giving me wonderful opportunities... I was not announced the winner among the four nominees this evening, but nevertheless, I feel humbled and honoured. There is always a next time," he added.

Among other winners, English joined his "Britain's Got Talent" co-stars in accepting Best Entertainment Programme at

In a star-studded evening honouring the best in TV, Donnelly took to the stage without his presenting partner for the show in

Hosted by Sue Perkins, it was a night of shocks for many as "Love Island" scooped the prize for Best Reality and Constructed Factual, beating out rivals such as "The Real Full Monty" and "Celebrity Hunted", reports



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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 14:32 IST