Big B, Aamir Khan and Alia Bhatt among nominees at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne


The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne is just a month away and the nominations are now out!

Current Thugs of Hindostan co-stars Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan have been nominated in the Best Actor category for PINK and Dangal respectively. Hrithik Roshan too has been deemed kaabil enough to have been nominated for this category for his performance in Kaabil… yes we went there.

Pink, a movie which was an emotional thought provoker, bagged another nomination for the best film category. Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Mushkil which became known for good music and stellar performances (ahem ahem Aish killed it!) along with Salman Khan’s classic underdog wrestler film, Sultan were nominees for the same category as well.

Alia Bhatt’s performance in Dear Zindagi led to her running in the race for best female lead against Vidya Baalan for Kahaani 2 as well as Ratna Pathak Shah and Konkona Sen Sharma’s unconventional depictions in Lipstick under my Burkha

This year the festival will run from the 10th to 22nd August showcasing over 60 films across 20 languages.

Below is the list of all the other nominations made. Did your favourite movie make it to Melbourne?
Nominations for Best Film:

1) Pink

2) Sultan

3) Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

4) MS Dhoni

5) Joker
Nominations for Best Actor (Male):
Big B and Aamir Khan battle it out in the Best Actor’s category.

1) Amitabh Bachchan for Pink

2) Rajkumar Rao for Trapped

3) Sushant Singh Rajput for M S Dhoni

4) Hrithik Roshan for Kaabil

5) Lalit Bhel for Mukti Bhawan

6) Adil Hussain for Mukti Bhawan

7) Aamir Khan for Dangal
Nominations for Best Actor (Female):
Alia Bhatt and Vidya Balan have been nominated for Best Actor Female category.

1) Alia Bhatt for Dear Zindagi

2) Vidya Baalan for Kahaani 2

3) Tanishtha Chatterjee for Dr. Rakhmabai

4) Kavya Madhavan for Pinneyum

5) Ratna Pathak for Lipstick under my Burkha

6) Konkona Sen Sharma for Lipstick under my Burkha




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