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Idris Elba posed with his mum, Eve as he was honoured by the Buckingham Palace with an OBE for his services to drama.

READ: Buckingham Palace honours actor with OBE for services to drama

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Idris Elba

(thewrap)

 

The "Beasts of no Nation" actor had been pictured at the Buckingham Palace with Eve at the ceremony conducted by Prince William.

The pair had been pictured with Eve looked very lovely in traditional attire complete with head tie while Elba looked dapper in a suit.

Idris Elba play

Idris Elba becomes honoured with OBE

(twitter)

 

The actor admits that he has made his mum 'very happy' as she accompanied him to receive the honour.

Elba gushed, saying: @BritishMonarchy Made my *Mum very happy today!!"

Idris Elba and mum, Eve play

Idris Elba and mum, Eve at Buckingham Palace

(dailymail)

 

The 43-yr-old had earlier tweeted his look to the event, as he posed beside a Rolls-Royce, saying:

"Flying the East End flag at Buckingham Palace today!!! OBE Day ... How does the boy look? Feeling Proppa...:)"

 

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The actor has definitely come a long way considering the number of award and nominations he has bagged in recent times.

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