Hugh Grant has been given a Fellowship by the British Film Institute (BFI) at a black-tie dinner here.
The Four Weddings and a Funeral star said it was “a lovely surprise and a great honour” to be recognised, reported BBC online. Grant, 55, received his accolade at the annual BFI chairman’s dinner on Tuesday at London’s Corinthia Hotel.
Grant, was presented his award by film producer Eric Fellner, co-chairman of ‘Working Title’. Fellner said Grant was “one of those extraordinary British actors whose effortless performance and on-screen charm has endeared him to generations of audiences worldwide”.