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New Delhi, Jan. 28: Keira Knightley recently revealed that she loved her former co-star Chiwetel Ejiofor's work in Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave and she would like to see him win the Oscar.

The actress, who made her debut in the movie 'Bend it Like Beckham', is elated for Ejiofor and is hoping that the star will win the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Solomon Northup in the heartrending epic drama.

Showering Steve McQueen's acclaimed movie and Ejiofor's performance with praises, the 28-year-old appreciated Chiwetel's work.

The universally acclaimed movie, which bagged the Golden Globe for Best Picture Drama and also earned nine Oscar nominations, will hit Indian theaters on January 31, 2014. (ANI)

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