Duke and Duchess of Cambridge congratulate BAFTA winners

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge congratulate BAFTA winners Photograph:( Reuters )

Reuters London, UK Feb 11, 2019, 09.14 AM (IST)

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate congratulated winners of the BAFTA awards on Sunday (February 10), held at London's Royal Albert Hall.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met stars from costume romp 'The Favourite', which took several wins including Outstanding British film, Best Actress and Best supporting actress prizes at Britain's top film honours.

Netflix black and white movie 'Roma' picked up the Best Film and Best Director prize. Prince Willliam told the cast, including director Alfonso Cuaron, that it was an "amazing, incredible story".

"It obviously captivated everyone's attention and imagination," he said.

Rami Malek took the Leading actor prize for his portrayal of late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody', adding to his Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award wins for the role.

Malek and William spoke about filming the biopic in Britain.

Bradley Cooper, who picked up the Original music prize for 'A Star Is Born', was also congratulated by the royals.

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Among several others, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met stars of 'The Favourite', which took several wins including Outstanding British film, Best Actress and Best supporting actress prizes at Britain's top film honours.