The famous Irish actor and singer Cillian Murphy has been known for his role in 28 Days Later and Intermission. Although his central role as Thomas Shelby in Peaky Blinder became paramount to his worldwide recognition. The show gained appreciation since its arrival in 2013 for the feuding wars and gypsy family ruling over the murderous city of Birmingham. Running for over 9 years on Netflix this acclaimed series has finally said goodbye to its viewers with season 6.
This is not the end of the crime family and their ambitions as the creators have decided to take the gang to a bigger screen. But the question that arises here is whether Murphy received the admiration he deserves? Or have we undervalued his dedication to the show? Let’s explore how the grand role of Thomas Shelby has brought a new light to television with his commanding voice.
The performance of Cillian Murphy has been underestimated in season 6
From the beginning, Thomas Shelby has remained under the limelight or we can say the whole storyline revolves around him. Being the protagonist of Peaky Blinders, Cillian received enormous popularity because he immortalized the role with his exceptional performance. His cool-mindedness and cunning actions shocked viewers at how he could be so calm while taking on the world at his fingertips.
Moreover, it would be crushing for fans to know that the actor has not received any major nominations for his incredible role in the show. And he has not got any credibility for his acting in the final season of Peaky Blinders. Even though the show has a unique plot, distinctive soundtrack, Birmingham accent, and captivating characters that made it is a global hit. For instance, Thomas Shelby was the male alpha who ruled over the city and his family followed his commands without question. And undoubtedly Cillian Murphy deserved more praise seeing his remarkable contribution in season 6 of this period drama.
We saw that all these years Thomas has to carry the weight of responsibilities. While taking the pain of his memories on his shoulders. As the horrors of war used to haunt Thomas constantly and Grace’s death was salt to his wounds. Meanwhile, the astounding embodiment of the actor seems to be overlooked by viewers.
Because the show hasn’t brought him anything rewarding till now. Therefore it’s time that we recognize him as a potential actor who takes their characters to the heights of greatness. Because no one could have shaped the character of Thomas Shelby as he did. What do you think about the actor did he deserve more respect and honor for his role?