IFFM, which is all set to celebrate diversity this year as its central theme, has announced the nominations on Tuesday.Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput and Rajkummar Rao are among the nominees for the best actor – male category at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2017.
Big B is nominated for his role of an aggressive lawyer in “Pink”, Sushant is nominated for the role of former Indian cricket team captain Mahendran Singh Dhoni in a sports biopic “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story,” Rajkummar is nominated for “Trapped” and Aamir Khan has bagged a nomination for playing an amateur wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in “Dangal”.
Other nominees in the category include Hrithik Roshan for “Kaabil” and Lalit Bhel and Adil Hussain for “Mukti Bhawan”. The best actor- female category nominees are Alia Bhatt (‘Dear Zindagi’), Vidya Balan (‘Kahaani 2’), Tannishtha Chatterjee (‘Dr. Rakhmabai’), Ratna Pathak and Konkona Sen Sharma for (‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’).“Pink”, “Sultan”, “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” and “MS Dhoni” will fight for the best movie
The festival this year will run from 10-22 August and will showcase over 60 films across 20