Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) is the largest annual celebration of Indian cinema celebrations that happens outside of India that showcases some of the most diverse, inclusive, groundbreaking films and filmmakers, all whilst encapsulating the best of Indian cinema from the Indian subcontinent.
And it’s 14th edition of festival was held recently on 11 August 2023, which honoured several cinematic gems from Shah Rukh Khan’s ever highest-grossing Hindi film ‘Pathaan’, Dulquer Salmaan-Mrunal Thakur starrer ‘Sita Ramam’, Rani Mukerji for ‘Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway’ to Karan Johar being felicitated for his 25 years as a filmmaker.
Here's the complete list of the winners below
|To Kill A Tiger
|Best Indie Film
|Best Performance in Film (MALE)
|Mohit Agarwal for Agra
|Best Performance in a film (FEMALE)
|Rani Mukerji for Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway
Prithvi Konanur - Hadinelentu (Seventeeners)
|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
|People’s Choice Award
|Award to Karan Johar
|for his 25 years as a filmmaker
IFFM was held in the heart of Australia at the iconic Hamer Hall in Melbourne and this annual event not only paid tribute to the respected films and filmmakers but also showcased the dynamic and evolving landscape of Indian entertainment celebrating the diversity of the films and content from the subcontinent.