Gully Boy, Andhadhun bags big; as Tabu, Vijay Sethupathi and Shah Rukh walk off with top honours at IFFM Awards 2019
It is that evening of the year in Melbourne, when the annual awards night marked its gala presence in the cultural melting pot. 2019’s award function at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne was a special one for many reasons.
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.
Additionally, IFFM bestowed upon superstar Shah Rukh Khan – the ‘Excellence In Cinema’ award.
Here’s a complete list of winners –
IFFM Best Short Film : MY NAME IS MOHAMED AND RAGHAD, WE DON’T EXIST HERE ANYMORE by Ali Mousawi
BE MY BROTHER by Genevieve Clay
IFFM Diversity Award: Onir
Telstra People’s Choice Award: Simmba
Celebrating 20 years of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai: Karan Johar
IFFM Best Director : Sriram Raghavan for ANDHADHUN
IFFM Best Actor : Vijay Sethupathi for SUPER DELUXE
IFFM Best Actress : Tabu for ANDHADHUN
IFFM Best Indie film : BULBUL CAN SING
IFFM Best Film : GULLY BOY
PWC Equality in Cinema award an honorary award) – CHUSKIT & SUPER DELUXE
IFFM Excellence in Cinema – Shah Rukh Khan