Winner of Melbourne Awards 2016 | Winner of Most Popular Indian Film Festival Abroad 2017
Sunday, August 12, 6:30 PM | Palais TheatreBuy Tickets
The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne aims to recognise and honour to members of the film Industry that have challenged stereotypes, pushed boundaries and achieved outstanding achievements. The framework of this festival is based on quality and variety that explores cinema from every perspective, and celebrates talent demonstrated by the filmmakers, actresses and actors in the IFFM Program. Judged by a jury of seven international and Australian filmmakers and industry professionals, here is the best of the Indian Cinema who made it our nominations this year!
Best Actor

Akshay Kumar

Padman

Fahadh Faasil

The Exhibit and The Eyewitness

Manoj Bajpayee

Gali Guleiyan

Ranbir kapoor

Sanju

Ranveer Singh

Padmaavat

Shahid Kapoor

Padmaavat

Soumitra Chatterjee

Mayurakshi

Varun Dhawan

October
Best Actress

Alia Bhatt

Raazi

Bhanita Das

Village Rockstars

Deepika Padukone

Padmaavat

Keerthy Suresh

Mahanati

Rani Mukherjee

Hichki

Tillotama Shome

Sir

Vidya Balan

Tumhari Sulu

Zaira Wasim

Secret Superstar
Best Director

Advait Chandan

Secret Superstar

Dipesh Jain

Gali Guleiyan

Ere Gowda

Balekempa

Meghna Gulzar

Raazi

R. Balki

Padman

Rajkumar Hirani

Sanju

Rima Das

Village Rockstars

Rohena Gera

Sir

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Padmaavat

Siddharth P Malhotra

Hichki

Shoojit Sircar

October

Suresh Triveni

Tumhari Sulu

Tabrez Noorani

Love Sonia
Best Film

Hichki

Mahanati

Padmaavat

Padman

Raazi

Rangasthalam

Sanju

Secret Superstar

Best Indie Film

Balekempa

Gali Guleiyan

Garbage

Love Sonia

Mayurkashi

Sir

Up, Down and Sideways (Documentary)

Village Rockstars

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

Freida Pinto

Love Sonia

Meher Vij

Secret Superstar

Ranvir Shorey

Gali Guleiyan

Richa Chadha

Love Sonia

Samantha Akkineni

Mahanati

Trimala Adhikari

Garbage

Vicky Kaushal

Sanju
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