BAFTA-winning filmmaker Hassan Akkad becomes ‘Superhero’


BAFTA-winning filmmaker Hassan Akkad has become a real ‘Superhero’ as he joined an army of cleaners disinfecting COVID wards. The filmmaker has joined the NHS as a hospital cleaner in order to help in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Hassan Akkad, who won a BAFTA for Best Factual Series in 2017 for the three-part documentary film ‘Exodus: Our Journey to Europe’, revealed on Twitter that he is joining the NHS frontline in the wake of the global health emergency.