First Muslim to Win an Oscar

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Mahershala Ali has become the first ever Muslim to win an Oscar for his sensitive portrayal of a drug dealer and a struggling father figure in ‘Moonlight’.

Ali won the ‘Best Supporting Actor’ gong at the 89th Academy Awards, where his film also took home the ‘Best Picture’ prize.

This is the first time Ali has been nominated for an Oscar.

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ByDubai Post

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