Photos: 93rd Annual Academy Awards
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May 3, 2021
Gallery Update Public Appearances

I’ve updated the gallery with photos of Riz attending the 93rd Annual Academy Awards last week.

Feature: How ‘Sound Of Metal’ Changed Everything
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May 3, 2021
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Darius Marder’s Sound of Metal went into 2019’s Toronto International Film Festival without a distributor. Now, a year-and-a-half on, it’s a six-time Oscar nominee and perhaps the most hard-fought of all of this year’s crop of Best Picture candidates. Joe Utichi meets Marder and stars Riz Ahmed and Paul Raci to take stock of a

Feature: Riz Ahmed for Esquire Magazine
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Feb 26, 2021
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In his latest film, Sound of Metal – in which Julie Andrews teaches some Austrian children to sing Iron Maiden (Ed: fact check?) – Riz Ahmed plays a workaholic musician, a drummer, who suddenly goes deaf on tour and joins a deaf community to learn how to adjust to his new life. The first step

Feature: Riz Ahmed for W Magazine
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Feb 26, 2021
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In his performance as Ruben in Sound of Metal, a film about a drummer who loses his hearing, Riz Ahmed helped break barriers between the deaf and hearing communities—and gained critical acclaim in the process. As the British actor tells it, the most impactful part of playing this role was the lessons he learned along

Feature: Riz Ahmed for Clash Magazine
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Feb 9, 2021
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River Runs Deep: Riz Ahmed Interviewed “I’m proud of all the work I’ve done, but’s it’s also important we evolve…” Riz Ahmed has emerged as an unfiltered voice for the marginalised and minoritized, with totemic performances across music and film. For years, Ahmed has embraced the gift and burden of representation. Now, he’s ready to

Coverage: Los Angeles Times Actors Roundtable
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Jan 21, 2021
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Impostor syndrome: Everybody feels it, even Hollywood’s most seasoned stars. In a conversation recorded last month, actors Delroy Lindo, Riz Ahmed, Steven Yeun, Gary Oldman and George Clooney copped to the pangs of self-doubt they’ve experienced in their careers and the “jet fuel” that’s helped them power through. “This idea of the impostor syndrome, it’s

Feature: Riz Ahmed for The Hollywood Reporter
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Jan 20, 2021
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With his buzzy performance in ‘Sound of Metal’ — which required him to learn sign language and drumming — plus a new wife and a booming company, the soft-spoken actor and rapper is having his loudest year yet. Back in summer 2018, Riz Ahmed was preparing for a classroom scene for his latest film, Sound

Feature: Riz Ahmed for Fantastic Man #32
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Jan 20, 2021
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RIZ arrives at the agreed location for our interview, a two-storey house on a quiet residential street in north London. It is a grey Saturday evening. We enter through the front door but quickly make our way to the small backyard, a request he’s made with Covid-19 concerns in mind. The global film industry is

Feature: Riz Ahmed for Esquire Singapore
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Jan 20, 2021
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Very is an overused superlative but when it comes to Riz Ahmed, it’s necessary. He is a very thought-provoking human being. He is a 37-year-old British Pakistani very well versed in championing diversity and calling out the right from the wrong. He is a very thoughtful creative and society’s wellbeing hangs upon his conscience more

Photos: “Mogul Mowgli” at 70th Berlinale International Film Festival
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Mar 3, 2020
Gallery Update Photoshoots Public Appearances

Riz was in attendance in the 70th Berlinale International Film Festival where his upcoming movie “Mogul Mowgli” screened. Riz attended the press conference and photocall, head to the gallery for a full photo coverage. Public Appearances > 2020 > 21 February – 70th Berlinale International Film Festival – “Mogul Mowgli” Photocall Public Appearances > 2020 > 21 February – 70th Berlinale International Film