Gully Boy, Andhadhun and Badhai Ho nominated for Best Film at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne
Indian cinema has fans all over the world and one of the biggest Indian film festivals outside of India, is the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM). The festival also awards some of the best films from India that have made a mark in the previous year.
IFFM announced its nominations for its annual awards ceremony. Titles like Andhadhun, Gully Boy, Badhai Ho, Sui Dhaaga and Super Deluxe have been nominated. The annual awards night will be held on August 8 at the Palais Theatre. This year's theme of the festival is Courage with over 58 films selected and to be screened in 21 languages. The festival presented by the Victorian Government will be held in Melbourne.
The nominations for 2019 are as follows
Best Indie Film - Widow of Silence, Bulbul Can Sing, The Gold aden SHeep and the Sacred Mountain, Namdev Bhau, Bhonsle, Chuskit, Bhoga Khirkee
Best Director - Sriram Raghavan for Andhadhun, Zoya Akhtar for Gully Boy, Thiagarajan Kumararaja for Super Deluxe, Rima Das for Bulbul Can Singh, Praveen Morchhale for Widow of Silence, Jhanu Barua for Bhoga Khirkee and Abhishek Chaubey for Sonchirya
Best Actress - Tabu for Andhadhun, Neena Gupta for Badhaai Ho, Alia Bhatt for Gully Boy, Rituparna Sengupta for Ahaa Re, Jigmeet Dewa Lhamo for Chuskit, Zerifa Wahid for Bhoga Khirkee
Best Actor - Ayushman Khuranna for Andhadhun, Ranveer Singh for Gully Boy, Vijay Sethupathi for Super Deluxe, Manoj Bajpai for Bhonsle, Amitabh Bachchan for Badla, Vicky Kaushal for Uri The Surgical Strike, Namdev Gaurav for Namdev Bhau
Best Film - Andhadhun, Gully Boy, Badhai Ho, Sui Dhaaga, Super Deluxe