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Jai Bhim, Gangubai Kathiawadi lead IFFM 2022 nominations 

The award ceremony will take place at the Palais Theatre in Melbourne on August 14

Published: 02nd August 2022

The Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne 2022 has announced its nominations for its annual awards ceremony. 

Films like Jai Bhim, The Rapist, Gangubai Kathiawadi, 83, Badhaai Do, Sardar Udham as well as Pedro, Once Upon a Time in Calcutta and Fair Folk are leading the nominations. In 2021, IFFM introduced streaming platforms as categories for awards. This year, titles like Mumbai Diaries, Aranyak, Mai and Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein are leading the nominations in the space.

Winners of Best Film, Best Indie Film and Best Documentary will each win state of the art cameras from Black Magic Design apart from the award. Another highlight is that the Best Film winner gets a nomination nod under the Best Asian Film category at the annual AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards).

The awards night is all set to take place on August 14 in Melbourne.

Check the full nominations list here -


1. 83 / Hindi

2. Badhaai Do / Hindi 

3. Gangubai Kathiawadi / Hindi

4. Jai Bhim / Tamil

5. Minnal Murali / Malayalam

6. Paka (River of Blood) / Malayalam

7. Sardar Udham / Hindi

8. The Rapist / English, Hindi


1. Boomba Ride / Mishing

2. Dug Dug / Hindi

3. Jaggi / Punjabi

4. Once Upon a Time in Calcutta / Bengali

5. Pedro / Kannada

6. Shankar’s Fairies / Hindi

7. Shoebox / Hindi

8. Fairy Folk / Hindi, English


1. Gopal Hegde, Pedro / Kannada

2. Rajkummar Rao, Badhaai Do / Hindi

3. Ramnish Chaudhary, Jaggi / Punjabi

4. Ranveer Singh, 83 / Hindi

5. Suriya, Jai Bhim / Tamil

6. Tovino Thomas, Minnal Murali / Malayalam

7. Vicky Kaushal, Sardar Udham / Hindi

8. Abhishek Bachchan - Dasvi / Hindi


1. Alia Bhatt, Gangubai Kathiawadi / Hindi

2. Bhumi Pednekar, Badhaai Do / Hindi

3. Deepika Padukone, Gehraiyaan / Hindi

4. Konkona Sen Sharma, The Rapist / English, Hindi

5. Lijomol Jose, Jai Bhim / Tamil

6. Shefali Shah, Jalsa / Hindi

7. Sreelekha Mitra, Once Upon A Time In Calcutta / Bengali

8. Vidya Balan, Jalsa / Hindi  


1. Anmol Sidhu, Jaggi / Punjabi 

2. Aparna Sen, The Rapist / Hindi 

3. Kabir Khan, 83 / Hindi 

4. Pan Nalin, Chhello Show (Last Film Show) / Gujarati

5. Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi / Hindi

6. Shoojit Sircar, Sardar Udham / Hindi

7. Suresh Triveni, Jalsa / Hindi 

8. T.J. Gnanavel, Jai Bhim / Tamil


1. A Night of Knowing Nothing

2. Ayena (Mirror)

3. Kicking Balls

4. Ladies Only

5. Urf (A.K.A)


1. Joyland / Pakistan

2. Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom / Bhutan

3. No Land’s Man / Bangladesh

4. Rehana Maryam Noor / Bangladesh

5. The Newspaper / Sri Lanka


1. Mohit Raina, Mumbai Diaries 26/11 

2. Parambrata Chatterjee, Aranyak 

3. Varun Mitra, Guilty Minds 

4. Tahir Raj Bhasin, Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein 

5. Dhruv Sehgal, Little Things Final Season


1. Konkona Sensharma, Mumbai Diaries 26/11 

2. Sakshi Tanwar, Mai 

3. Madhuri Dixit, Fame Game 

4. Mithila Palkar, Little Things Final Season

5. Raveena Tandon, Aranyak 

6. Shriya Pilgaonkar, Guilty Minds 


1. Aranyak 

2. Mumbai Diaries 26/11 

3. Fame Game 

4. Mai 

5. Little Things Final Season 

6. Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein

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