BFI Fellowship for Comedy Legend Mel Brooks

  • The legend of comedy, Mel Brooks has been awarded with the British Film Institute (BFI) fellowship. The 88-year old comic star was given this award at a private event in London. Brooks said that he is deeply honoured to receive this award and was surprised and delighted when he heard that he is being chosen for the same. He also added that not many Americans have been given this award. Recently, he also performed a solo show at London’s Prince of Wales Theatre. This fellowship is BFI’s highest accolade.