Riz Ahmed is annoyed by the wrong depiction of Muslims in films, said – now it has to be changed

‘Oscar nominee’ and ‘Prime Time Emmy Award’ winner Riz Ahmed is livid about the wrong portrayal of Muslims in movies. Sharing the video, the actor wrote, ‘Now this has to be changed.’ The actor has not too long ago launched a fund. He opened this fund in partnership with the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative. Its title is ‘Ford Foundation.’ Under this basis, the work of serving to the Missing and Maligan Muslims will be performed. Riz Ahmed said, “According to USC Annenberg research, the representation of Muslims in the media is very low.”

Less than 10% of the prime-grossing movies of 2017-2019 additionally had Muslim characters on display screen, of which lower than 2% had been in talking roles. The 38-12 months-previous English-Pakistani actor has shared a video on Twitter. In which he advised that always I’ve seen detrimental character of Muslim and non-existent in movies. Some modifications are wanted in our trade.

Riz Ahmed is a British actor of Pakistani origin. This is the first Muslim actor to have obtained an Oscar, however this is the first nomination in historical past in the class of lead actor. Riz Ahmed has beforehand been the first Muslim and the first Asian-origin particular person to win an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2017. Riz Ahmed is a British actor of Pakistani origin and has labored in well-known movies like ‘Rog One’, ‘Venom’, ‘The Sisters Brothers’, ‘Nightcrawler’, ‘Four Lions’ and ‘Mughal Mowgli’.

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