Emerald Fennell and Sacha Baron Cohen were among the winners at the 73rd annual Writers Guild Awards.In a major boost ahead of next month’s Oscars, Fennell won the best original screenplay prize for her directorial debut Promising Young Woman.She beat Aaron Sorkin, writer of The Trial Of The Chicago 7 and perhaps her chief rival for the equivalent category at the Academy Awards.Baron Cohen and his writing team won the Writers Guild’s best adapted screenplay award for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm and are also Oscar nominated.Accepting her prize in a video message from the UK, Fennell, 35, said the win was an “incredible, unbelievable, wonderful, unexpected dream come true”.In his acceptance speech, Baron Cohen nodded to the long list of writers on his headline-making Borat sequel and joked: “I can’t help thinking that we won it because 60% of the Writers Guild worked on this thing.”
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Four-day Covid-19 vaccine festival ‘Tika Utsav’ began in the country on April 11. It’s being observed with an aim to inoculate maximum number of eligible people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had made the call for vaccine festival during his meeting with Chief Ministers. People arrived at inoculation centres in Delhi to receive the Covid vaccine jab. Jai Prakash, Mayor of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, said, "Today Tika Mahotsav started in the country. It will be observed from April 11, the birth anniversary of Jyotiba Phule to April 14, the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar. We thank all doctors and health staff for being part of this mass vaccination drive." People also arrived at BKC vaccination centre in Mumbai amid weekend lockdown. Watch the full video for more.
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