John Boyega won the rising star award at the 2016 British Academy Film Awards(BAFTA) which held on Valentine’s day.
The 23-year-old actor got the nod after his impressive performance as Finn in the recently released ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Recently he played a lead character for the screen adaptation of Dave Eggers‘ 2013 novel, The Circle, and joins a cast that includes veteran Hollywood actor, Tom Hanks and Emma Watson.
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