Shah Rukh Khan, Tabu, Vijay Sethupathi Win Top Awards At IFFM Awards 2019
The annual Indian Film Festival of Melbourne awards 2019 took place last night at the iconic Palais theatre.
Indian films such as Simmba, Andhadhun, Super Deluxe, Kuch Kuch Hota Hain, Gully Boy, and more were awarded for their content, performances and execution.
Telstra People’s Choice Award went to Simmba, Karan Johar was honoured for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Best director award went to Sriram Raghavan for Andhadhun, Best actor to Vijay Sethupathi for Super Deluxe, Best Actress to Tabu for Andhadhun, Best Indie film to Bulbul Can Sing, Best film award to Gully Boy, PWC Equality in Cinema award an honorary award to Chuskit and Super Deluxe, and Excellence in Cinema award to Superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy walked away with the top gong of Best Film honour, whereas Vijay Sethupathi won the Best Actor for his widely acclaimed film Tamil film Super Deluxe and Tabu was named Best Actress for her performance in Andhadhun.
Zoya said, “I am so excited. I am not going to forget this evening. This is my first award in the capacity of a producer. Gully boy was our first production. This is a good start. No one makes a movie alone and this wouldn’t be possible without my producers, my co-writer, my incredible actors and every member of my cast and crew. 54 invincible artists worked on this album. I owe this night to all of them”