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‘Andhadhun’, ‘Gully Boy’ bag top nominations for IFFM Awards 2019


Team Udayavani, Jul 17, 2019, 4:22 PM IST

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Melbourne: Sriram Raghavan’s “Andhadhun”, Zoya Akhtar’s “Gully Boy” and Rima Das’ “Bulbul Can Sing” have dominated the nominations for Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) Awards 2019.

The three filmmakers will be vying for the award of Best Director and they are joined by Thiagarajan Kumararaja of “Super Deluxe”, Praveen Morchhale of “Widow of Silence”, Jhanu Barua of “Bhoga Khirkee” and Abhishek Chaubey of “Sonchirya”, in the category.

“Bulbul Can Sing”, which had its world premiere at 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, is also nominated in the Best Indie Film category.

While, “Andhadhun” and “Gully Boy” will fight it out for Best Film award. “Badhai Ho”, “Sui Dhaaga” and “Super Deluxe” are the other nominees.

Tabu, who will be attending the festival with Raghavan, has received a nod in Best Actress category. She is pitted against Neena Gupta (“Badhaai Ho”), Alia Bhatt (“Gully Boy”), Rituparna Sengupta (“Ahaa Re”), Jigmeet Dewa Lhamo (“Chuskit”) and Zerifa Wahid (“Bhoga Khirkee”).

In the Best Actor segment, the fight is between Ayushman Khuranna (“Andhadhun”), Ranveer Singh (“Gully Boy”), Vijay Sethupathi (“Super Deluxe”), Manoj Bajpai (“Bhonsle”), Amitabh Bachchan (“Badla”), Vicky Kaushal (“Uri The Surgical Strike”) and Namdev Gaurav (“Namdev Bhau”).

The awards will be presented to the winners on August 8 during the annual ceremony at the Palais Theatre.

The jury comprises of Oscar-winning editor Jill Bilcock, screenwriter Fred Schepisi, and actors Victoria Hill and Vince Colosimo.

The film extravaganza, in its 10th edition, will be held from August 8 to 17. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is the chief guest at the festival.

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