In the 2021 edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, one cricketer from each decade ranging from 1971 to 2021 were named. Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was awarded the ODI Cricketer of the 1990s.
The Chhattisgarh state government established the Chhattisgarh Veerni Awards to recognise the contribution of Indian women in different fields including sports, literature, education, law, music, history, social work and business.
All the main acting awards went to a group of actors of color. It includes Chadwick Boseman for the Best Male Actor, Viola Davis for the Best Female Actor, Yun-Jung Youn for Best Female Supporting Actor, and Daniel Kaluuya for Best Male Supporting Actor.
Gandhi Peace Prize recognizes the unparalleled and immense contribution of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in inspiring Bangladesh’s liberation and bringing stability to a nation that was born out of strife.
Malayalam film 'Marakkar: Arabikkadilinte Simham' directed by Priyadarshan won the national award for Best Feature Film Award. The war epic starring Mohanlal was scheduled to have a global release last year but it was halted due to the COVID-19 outbreak.