The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) Awards once again took center stage, honouring the finest cinematic gems from the Indian film industry. The 14th Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) Awards were held in Melbourne, Australia, on 11 August, honouring the best of film and OTT content from India globally.
Filmmaker Karan Johar was honoured for completing 25 years in the Indian film industry as a Filmmaker. He received a huge round of applause for his immense contributions in the field of entertainment.
Here is the complete list of winners:
|Best Documentary||To Kill A Tiger|
|Best Indie Film||Agra|
|Best Performance in Film (MALE)||Mohit Agarwal for Agra|
|Best Performance in a film (FEMALE)||Rani Mukerji for Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway|
|Best Director||Prithvi Konanur – Hadinelentu (Seventeeners)|
|Best Film||Sita Ramam|
|Best Performance (MALE) in a Series||Vijay Varma for Dahaad|
|Best Performance (FEMALE) in a series||Rajshri Deshpande for Trial By Fire|
|Best Short Film – People’s Choice||Connection Kya Hain by Nilesh Naik|
|Best Short Film – Australia||Home by Mark Russel Bernard|
|Equality in Cinema Award||Darlings|
|People’s Choice Award||Pathaan|
|Award to Karan Johar||For his 25 years as a filmmaker|
|Rising Global Superstar of Indian Cinema||Kartik Aaryan|
|Diversity in Cinema Award||Mrunal Thakur|
|Disruptor Award||Bhumi Pednekar|
|Rainbow Stories Award||Onir for Pine Cone|
This annual event, held in the heart of Australia, honours the remarkable talents of the Indian film fraternity, spanning movies and OTT series. The prestigious awards night was an evening of glamour and recognition, where the best of Indian cinema and the OTT landscape were acknowledged for their outstanding contributions. The awards ceremony, held at the iconic Hamer Hall in Melbourne in all its grandeur, witnessed the convergence of artists, filmmakers, and enthusiasts. The 2023 IFFM awards night not only paid tribute to the excellence achieved in the past year but also showcased the dynamic and evolving landscape of Indian entertainment celebrating the diversity of the films and content from the subcontinent.