BAFTA Awards 2024: Deepika Padukone Confirmed As Presenter, To Join David Beckham, Cate Blanchett, Dua Lipa

Deepika Padukone has been confirmed as a presenter at this year's BAFTAs.

Entertainment Desk
Written By: Entertainment Desk
Updated: February 13, 2024 | 09:58 IST
Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone has been confirmed as a presenter at this year's BAFTAs.

'Pathaan and 'Fighter' actress Deepika Padukone has been confirmed as one of the presenters at the upcoming BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards 2024. As a result, Deepika Padukone will be joining fellow presenters --  footballer David Beckham, actor Cate Blanchett and singer Dua Lipa. These celebrities are the latest confirmed names for the BAFTAs, which will be held on February 19.

As per Variety, these presenters will be giving away one award each. However, the categories that they have been assigned have not been revealed yet.

Hugh Grant, Lily Collins, Adjoa Andoh, Emma Corrin, Gillian Anderson, Himesh Patel and Idris Elba were earlier announced as the presenters.

At the upcoming award ceremony, the Rising Star Award will be presented by former winners Emma Mackey and Jack O’Connell.

For the unversed, Deepika Padukone had previously presented an award at the 2023 Oscars. 

'Oppenheimer' and 'Barbie' have scored nominations in multiple categories for the upcoming BAFTAs.

'Oppenheimer' has earned nomination in 13 categories while 'Poor Things', starring Emma Stone has scored nominations in 11 categories.

Deepika Padukone, who can be currently seen in ‘Fighter’, can look forward to another big year at the box office with the highly anticipated film ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ gearing up for a May 2024 release. 

The sci-fi flick will see her starring alongside Prabhas for the first time. The upcoming film also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan.

Deepika Padukone will also star in Rohit Shetty’s ‘Singham Again’ with Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Tiger Shroff and Ranveer Singh.

There are also reports suggesting that Deepika Padukone has been cast in the third season of HBO’s wildly popular show ‘The White Lotus’. However, there is no confirmation from the makers on the same yet.

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