Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2014 to take place this summer

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 17, 2014 10:15 hrs

Southern hemisphere's greatest annual celebration of the Indian cinema, the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IIFM) will take place from May 1 to 11.

The IFFM Awards 2014 will screen some of the great works in Indian cinema from all genres, and will also present awards in five categories, reports

The nominees for the awards include:

Best Director:

Rakeysh Mehra : Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Ritesh Batra : The Lunch Box

Anup Singh : Qissa

Anand Gandhi : Ship of Thesus

est Actor:

Irrfan Khan : The Lunch Box

Farhan Akhtar : Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Raj Kumar Yadav : Shahid

Best Actress:

Deepika Padukone: Goliyon ki Rasleela Ram-Leela

Sonakshi Sinha : Lootera

Nimrit Kaur : The Lunch Box

Kangana Ranaut : Queen

Best Film:

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag


Goliyon ki rasleela Ram-Leela

Best Indie Film:


Ship Of Thesus

The Lunch Box

Vidya Balan will portray the face of the IIFM 2014, and the panel of judges will comprise of an International jury, consisting prominent names from both Indian and Australian film industry, including Australian director Phillip Noyce, Australian film editor Jill Bilcock, director Rajkumar Hirani, Simi Garewal, Suhasini Maniratnam and film critic Rajeev Masand. (ANI)

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