Get Out actor Daniel Kaluuya won the EE Rising Star award at the Baftas the only award that is voted for entirely by the public.

Kaluuya seemed surprised when they announced his name, going blank at one point and accidently pointing out that there’s a count down to how long he has with the speech.

However, it was his reaction during a backstage interview with a BBC reporter that warmed people's hearts.

Asked about the win, he said:

Yeah it’s just a bit surreal. It’s a bit surreal. Of course it is – I got a Bafta, bruv! I got this.

I checked it. I was like, nah nah, they didn’t lie.

We’ve been working hard man, it’s the summation of everything and to be in London to do it is just surreal.

I put the hard work in. It’s been a mad few months. It’s been a mad year. 

This is going to my mum. She did all the work. 

Picture:Picture: (BBC screengrab )

People can’t get enough of the actor, who’s also nominated for Best Actor at the Oscars for his role in Get Out:

And people have been celebrating his consistently strong acting over the years.

The break out star of the year is making waves in the industry, with two game-changing films already under his belt.

All eyes are on Kaluuya now as he heads to the Oscars.

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