Nominations for Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2022
The Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne, one of the biggest international Indian film festivals outside of the country, has just announced its nominations for its annual awards ceremony.
The festival, which is presented by the Victorian Government, is an annual festival that takes place in Melbourne, Australia, and showcases the best of films from India and the subcontinent.
The Awards night is all set to take place on 14th of August in Melbourne. The awards will recognise best in cinematic talent from across the Indian subcontinent across the formats of feature films and will also honour acclaimed OTT series. This year's nominations will see films and content which were released between August 2021 to April 2022.
Here are the nominees :
83 / Hindi, Badhaai Do / Hindi, Gangubai Kathiawadi / Hindi, Jai Bhim / Tamil, Minnal Murali / Malayalam, Paka (River of Blood) / Malayalam, Sardar Udham / Hindi, The Rapist / English, Hindi
BEST INDIE FILM
Boomba Ride / Mishing, Dug Dug / Hindi, Jaggi / Punjabi, Once Upon a Time in Calcutta / Bengali, Pedro / Kannada, Shankar’s Fairies / Hindi, Shoebox / Hindi, Fairy Folk / Hindi, English
BEST ACTOR (MALE)
Gopal Hegde, Pedro / Kannada, Rajkummar Rao, Badhaai Do / Hindi, Ramnish Chaudhary, Jaggi / Punjabi, Ranveer Singh, 83 / Hindi, Suriya, Jai Bhim / Tamil, Tovino Thomas, Minnal Murali / Malayalam, Vicky Kaushal, Sardar Udham / Hindi, Abhishek Bachchan - Dasvi / Hindi
BEST ACTOR (FEMALE)
Alia Bhatt, Gangubai Kathiawadi / Hindi, Bhumi Pednekar, Badhaai Do / Hindi, Deepika Padukone, Gehraiyaan / Hindi, Konkona Sen Sharma, The Rapist / English, Hindi, Lijomol Jose, Jai Bhim / Tamil, Shefali Shah, Jalsa / Hindi, Sreelekha Mitra, Once Upon A Time In Calcutta / Bengali, Vidya Balan, Jalsa / Hindi
Anmol Sidhu, Jaggi / Punjabi, Aparna Sen, The Rapist / Hindi, Kabir Khan, 83 / Hindi, Pan Nalin, Chhello Show (Last Film Show) / Gujarati, Sanjay Leela Bhansali Gangubai Kathiawadi / Hindi, Shoojit Sircar, Sardar Udham / Hindi, Suresh Triveni, Jalsa / Hindi, T.J. Gnanavel, Jai Bhim / Tamil
A Night of Knowing Nothing, Ayena (Mirror), Kicking Balls, Ladies Only, Urf (A.K.A)
BEST FILM FROM SUBCONTINENT
Joyland / Pakistan, Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom / Bhutan, No Land’s Man / Bangladesh, Rehana Maryam Noor / Bangladesh, The Newspaper / Sri Lanka
BEST ACTOR IN A SERIES
Mohit Raina - Mumbai Diaries 26/11, Parambrata Chatterjee - Aranyak, Varun Mitra - Guilty Minds, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein, Dhruv Sehgal - Little Things Final Season
BEST ACTRESS IN A SERIES
Konkona Sensharma - Mumbai Diaries 26/11, Sakshi Tanwar - Mai, Madhuri Dixit - Fame Game, Mithila Palkar - Little Things Final Season, Raveena Tandon - Aranyak, Shriya Pilgaonkar / Guilty Minds
Aranyak, Mumbai Diaries 26/11, Fame Game, Mai, Little Things Final Season, Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein