Nairobi News

NewsWhat's Hot

Lupita’s Golden moment at awards

12 Years a Slave“, which features Kenya actress Lupita Nyon’go, won the  Best Movie, Drama at the Golden Globes on Monday morning Kenyan time.

The Kenyan actress had earlier missed the Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a movie.

The award went to Jennifer Lawrence for her role in crime caper “American Hustle.”

Lupita Nyong’o in the movie "12 years a slave", a film that reviewers says may earn her awards and bigger acting jobs.
Lupita Nyong’o in the movie “12 years a slave”, a film that reviewers says may earn her awards and bigger acting jobs.

The 23-year-old “Hunger Games” star’s prize was the first handed out at the 71st annual Globes.

She beat Sally Hawkins in “Blue Jasmine,” Lupita Nyong’o in “12 Years A Slave,” Julia Roberts in “August: Osage County” and June Squibb in “Nebraska.

Leonardo DiCaprio won the best actor Golden Globe for a musical/comedy film on Sunday for his role in Martin Scorsese’s epic “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

The “Titanic” star beat Christian Bale (“American Hustle“), Bruce Dern (“Nebraska“), Oscar Isaac (“Inside Llewyn Davis“) and Joaquin Phoenix (“Her“) in the category at the 71st annual Golden Globes.