‘Sita Ramam’, ‘Jubilee’, ‘Agra’ win awards at IFFM 2023
Telugu period romance Sita Ramam, Vikramaditya Motwane’s show Jubilee and Kanu Behl’s independent feature Agra won the top awards at the 2023 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) Awards today.
Bollywood star Rani Mukerji bagged the award for top acting in her latest release Mrs. Chatterjee Vs Norway; Mohit Agarwal took home the top acting award for Agra, while Sita Ramam was declared the Best Film.
Agra was given the Best Indie Film, and Kannada filmmaker Prithvi Konanur won the Best Director.
In the series category, Jubilee won the Best Series trophy. In contrast, the Best Performance (male) went to Vijay Varma for Dahaad, and the Best Performance (female) was won by Rajshri Deshpande for Trial by Fire.
The honorary awards were the Netflix movie Darlings (Equality in Cinema Award) and Pathaan (People’s Choice Award).
Karan Johar was also awarded for completing 25 years as a filmmaker, and Kartik Aaryan was given the Rising Global Superstar of Indian Cinema trophy. Sita Ramam actor Mrunal Thakur received the Diversity in Cinema award, while Bhumi Pednekar got the Disruptor Award. The Rainbow Stories Award went to filmmaker Onir for Pinecone.
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