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Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2017 Announces its List of Nominations

It's Dangal vs Baahubali in People's Choice category.


Updated:July 5, 2017, 8:19 AM IST
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Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2017 Announces its List of Nominations
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The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) is one of the largest Indian Film Festivals outside of India. The Festival is supported by the Victorian Government and last year was awarded the prestigious “Melbourne Award” which recognises significant contributions to the city and highlights the inspirational stories and achievements of Melburnians from all walks of life. IFFM was the first Indian event to have ever won the Award.

This year's Festival runs from the 10th – 22nd August and will have Diversity as its central core theme. The Festival will show over 60 films from India, indie films and short films in 20 different languages. These films, from India and the subcontinent, include over 30 Australian premieres.

Here is the list of Nominees for this year:

Best Actor (Male)

Amitabh Bachchan- Pink

Rajkumar Rao- Trapped

Sushant Singh Rajput- M S Dhoni

Hrithik Roshan - Kaabil

Lalit Bhel- Mukti Bhawan

Adil Hussain- Mukti Bhawan

Aamir Khan- Dangal

Best Actor (Female)

Alia Bhatt- Dear Zindagi

Vidya Baalan- Kahaani 2

Tanishtha Chatterjee- Dr. Rakhmabai

Kavya Madhavan- Pinneyum

Ratna Pathak- Lipstick under my Burkha

Konkona Sen Sharma- Lipstick under my Burkha

Best Indie Film

A Billion Colour Story

Loktak Lairembee

Mukti Bhawan

Lipstick under my Burkha

Death in the Gunj

Best Director

Nikhil Manjoo- Reservation

Nitesh Tiwari- Dangal

Vikramaditya Motwane- Trapped

N Padmakumar- A Billion Colour Story

Buddhadeb Dasgupta- Tope

Alankrita Srivastava- Lipstick under my Burkha

S S Rajamouli- Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Konkona Sen Sharma- Death in the Gunj

Best Film




Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

MS Dhoni

People's Choice


Baahubali: The Conclusion

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