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Sonam, Nawazuddin, Fawad Win Top Awards at Film Festival in Melbourne

Nawazuddin and Sonam won the Best Actor and Actress awards for their work in the movie Raman Raghav 2.0 and Neerja respectively. Fawad from Pakistan won the Diversity Award for his contribution to Indian and Pakistani Cinema

  | August 13, 2016 19:40 IST (Melbourne)
Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor (L), Nawazuddin Siddiqui (C) photographed in Mumbai. Fawad Khan (R)

Highlights

  • Nawazuddin won the best actor award for Raman Raghav 2.0
  • Sonam picked up the best actress trophy for Neerja
  • Fawad won Diversity Award for his work in Indian and Pakistani Cinema
Actors like Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan received top honours at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2016 here.

The awards night, held at the iconic Melbourne Recital Centre on Friday, had Parched bagging the award for Best Indie Film while the Shakun Batra's directorial Kapoor & Sons won award for the Best Movie, read a statement. Nawazuddin and Sonam won the Best Actor and Actress awards for their work in the movie Raman Raghav 2.0 and Neerja respectively.

Fawad from Pakistan won the Diversity Award for his contribution to Indian and Pakistani Cinema.

Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor was honoured with the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Excellence in Cinema Award.

Celebrities like Malaika Arora Khan, Anurag Kashyap, Rishi along with his wife Neetu Kapoor, Rituparna Sengupta and Richa Chadha attended the gala, which will end on August 21.
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