SAG Awards 2019: Mahershala Ali, Emily Blunt win best supporting actor

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New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Mahershala Ali won the SAG Award in the best supporting actor category for his role in ‘Green Book’. This is Ali's third win and seventh nomination. Taking to the podium, Ali said, “Timothee, Adam, Richard, Sam, thank you for your work”, before adding, “The more I'm fortunate and blessed to get to do this work, the more I need all of you in this room to draw inspiration from”. Ali went on to add, “To my wife and daughter, and to Peter Farrelly, I sincerely appreciate the opportunity”. Ali, however, did not mention the screenwriters, Nick Vallelonga and Brian Hayes Currie, in his speech. Meanwhile, Emily Blunt won top honours in the best performance by a female actor in a supporting role category for her work in husband John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place’. Taking to the podium, Blunt joked, “Guys, that truly has completely blown my slicked hair back”, before thanking her husband, co-star, and the film's director John Krasinski. “The entire experience of doing this with you has completely pierced my heart directly. You are a stunning filmmaker. I'm so lucky to be with you and to have done this film with you. Thank you for giving me the part. You would've been in major trouble if you hadn't - so you didn't really have an option”, she added.

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