The 2021 version of the Producer’s Guild of America (PGA) Awards honoured the late Indian star Irrfan Khan throughout its “In Memoriam” section however obtained his identify incorrect. The awards, thought of as an Oscar bellwether, had been held nearly on Wednesday.
Khan was among the many 21 cine personalities who had been remembered through the ceremony’s “In Memoriam” section.
Nonetheless, the pre-taped manufacturing of the awards dedicated a gaffe with the actor’s identify because it learn ‘Irrif Kahn’ as an alternative of Irrfan Khan, reported Selection.
One other typo was noticed when the identify of Minari star Steven Yeun, who was one of many presenters on the occasion, was misspelt as ‘Steven Yuen’.
Khan, who straddled each Indian and worldwide cinema with equal elan, died in April 2020 on the age of 54 following a two-year-long battle with a uncommon type of cancer.
In Hollywood, he featured in blockbusters equivalent to Inferno, A Mighty Coronary heart, Lifetime of Pi, Superb Spider-Man and Jurassic World.
The “In Memoriam” section of PGA Awards additionally paid tributes to Hollywood nice Kirk Douglas, who died on the age of 103 in February 2020, and Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, who handed away in August at 43 after a personal four-year-long battle with most cancers.
Different distinguished names within the section included Harry Deliver, Sue Bruce-Smith, Allan Burns, Kevin Burns, Stuart Cornfeld, Charles Gordon, Buck Henry, Thomas L Miller, Tom Pollock, Rebecca Ramsey, Carl Reiner, Gene Reynolds, Pamela Ross, Ronald Schwary, Lynn Shelton, Fred Silverman and Jamie Tarses.