Terry Pheto Makes History With Highest International Awards Nominations


Not quite long after scooping a prestigious spot on the nomination list for the Black Reel Awards, actress Terry Pheto has scored again.

Terry has scooped three more international nods at the 4th annual International Achievement Recognition Awards (IARA). The actress has been nominated at for her roles in Winnie and A United Kingdom.

She made the list in the Best Actress, Best Actress TV/Drama and Best International Actress categories.

Subsequently, Terry took to social media to share the news, saying she is honoured at the nominations.

“There are no words to express how I‘ve felt over the past few days. It’s always extremely humbling to be recognised for the work I do and more so on internationally recognised platforms.

“Who would ever have thought that a girl from the Vaal would one day be nominated in the same category as the likes of Oprah Winfrey and lead with the most nominations on internationally recognised award platforms like the IARA Awards,” Terry said.

The IARA Awards recognises and celebrates the exceptional work of extraordinary positive role models who have done remarkably well within their respective industries.

The 4th Annual IARA AWARDS will take place on Saturday, 2 September 2017 at Stratford Town Hall, 28 Broadway, London at 6pm.

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Just recently, Terry Pheto was nominated for a Black Reel Award for her role as Winnie Mandela in the BET drama Madiba in which she stars alongside Laurence Fishburne.

While this is Terry’s very first Black Reel Award nomination, she will have to go up against American big shots in the industry including Sanaa Lathan, Loretta Devine, Oprah Winfrey and Nia Long in the Outstanding Actress, TV Movie/Limited Series category.Terry got what it takes to be there.

Notwithstanding the tight competition, Terry got what it takes to be there and we wish her the best of luck.