The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) recently announced that applications were now open for BAFTA Breakthrough India, supported by Netflix. The initiative marks BAFTA’s first steps into India, showcasing and supporting the next generation of creative talent in film, games and television globally alongside the UK, USA and China. BAFTA also announced AR Rahman as the ambassador for BAFTA Breakthrough India 2020-21.
Rahman says, “I am happy to be working with BAFTA to discover some of the amazing talents that India has to offer in film, games and television. This is a unique opportunity for promising artistes to be supported by a world-renowned organisation.”