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When Stephen Hawking met Stephen Hawking!

Last updated on: February 09, 2015 15:35 IST

Stephen Hawking made sure to attend the 2015 BAFTAs awards night in London on Sunday, February 8.

The theoretical physicist and cosmologist, on whom the film The Theory Of Everything is based, met his onscreen version, Eddie Redmayne on the red carpet.

Image: Eddie Redmayne with Stephen Hawking. Photograph: Photo by Tim P Whitby/Getty Images

Eddie, who is absolutely brilliant in the film, won the Best Actor award at the BAFTAs. He has been nominated for the Oscars as well.

Image: Jane Wilde, Jonathan Jones, Timothy Hawking, Lucy Hawking and Stephen Hawking

Hawking's former wife Jane Wilde, her husband Jonathan Jones, son Timothy and daughter Lucy were also present for the big night.

Felicity Jones, who plays Jane in the film, has been Oscar nominated in the Best Actress category as well.