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Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2022: Ranveer Singh, Shefali Shah bag top honours

The Best Director award was shared by Shoojit Sircar (Sardar Udham) and Aparna Sen (The Rapist)

Published: 15th August 2022

The winners of the 13th edition of The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne were announced on Sunday. While the Best Film award was bagged by Kabir Khan’s 83its star Ranveer Singh received the Best Actor trophy. Shefali Shah, who was recently seen in Netflix’s Darlings, got the Best Actress award for Jalsa.

The event, held annually in Australia, celebrates the India film industry by screening some of the most prominent and acclaimed films, TV shows, and web series from the country.

The IFFM began on Friday, August 12 and will conclude on August 30. The in-person event ends on August 20, beyond which the festival continues virtually for another ten days. On Sunday, August 14, the festival’s awards night was held at the Palais Theatre.

Check out the full list of winners here:

Best Film: 83

Best Director: Shoojit Sircar (Sardar Udham) and Aparna Sen (The Rapist)

Best Actor: Ranveer Singh (83)

Best Actress: Shefali Shah (Jalsa)

Best Series: Mumbai Diaries 26/11

Best Actor in a Series: Mohit Raina (Mumbai Diaries 26/11)

Best Actress in a Series: Sakshi Tanwar (Mai)

Best Indie Film: Jaggi

Best Film from the Subcontinent: Joyland

Lifetime Achievement Award: Kapil Dev

Disruptor in Cinema Award: Vaani Kapoor (Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui)

Equality in Cinema Award: Jalsa

Leadership in Cinema Award: Abhishek Bachchan

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