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Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan in a race for Best actor award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

The nominations for this year’s Indian Film Festival of Melbourne has been announced and we must say that the competition is quite tough. Critically acclaimed films like ‘PINK‘, ‘Dangal’, ‘MS Dhoni’, ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ are the front runners in this competition among others. Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan, who would be collaborating for the first time in ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ will be fighting it out for ‘The Best Actor – Male’ trophy for their films ‘PINK’ and ‘Dangal’ respectively. In this race, we have Hrithik Roshan for ‘Kaabil’, Rajkummar Rao for ‘Trapped’ and Sushant Singh Rajput for ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’ competing with Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan.

In the list of nominations for ‘The Best Actor – Female’ we have Alia Bhatt for ‘Dear Zindagi’, Vidya Balan for ‘kahaani 2′ and Konkona Sen Sharma for ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ among others. Indian Film Festival of Melbourne showcases over 60 films across 20 languages and hence, we have nominations from regional cinema too. (Also Read: Aamir Khan’s ‘Dangal’ has not crossed the Rs 2000 crore mark as yet, a spokesperson clarifies)

Here’s the complete list of nominations.

BEST ACTOR MALE 

Amitabh Bachchan for ‘Pink’

Rajkumar Rao for ‘Trapped’

Sushant Singh Rajput  for ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’

Hrithik Roshan for ‘Kaabil’

Lalit Bhel for ‘Mukti Bhawan’

Adil Hussain for ‘Mukti Bhawan’

Aamir Khan for ‘Dangal’

BEST ACTOR FEMALE

Alia Bhatt for ‘Dear Zindagi’

Vidya Balan for ‘Kahaani 2’

Tanishtha Chatterjee for ‘Dr. Rakhmabai’

Kavya Madhavan for ‘Pinneyum’

Ratna Pathak for ‘Lipstick under my Burkha’

Konkona Sen Sharma for ‘Lipstick under my Burkha’

BEST INDIE FILM

‘A Billion Colour Story’

‘Loktak Lairembee’

‘Mukti Bhawan’

‘Lipstick under my Burkha’

‘A Death in the Gunj’

BEST DIRECTOR

Nikhil Manjoo for ‘Reservation’

Nitesh Tiwari for ‘Dangal’

Vikramaditya Motwane for ‘Trapped’

N Padmakumar for ‘A Billion Colour Story’

Buddhadeb Dasgupta for ‘Tope’

Alankrita Srivastava for ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’

S S Rajamouli for ‘Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion’

Konkona Sen Sharma for ‘ A Death in the Gunj’

BEST FILM

‘PINK’

‘Sultan’

Joker

‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’

‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’

PEOPLE’S CHOICE

‘Dangal’

‘Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion’

       

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