Bollywood stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan received top honours at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2016.
‘Parched’ won the award for Best Indie Film while the director Shakun Batra’s Kapoor & Sons won the honours for the Best Movie at the awards night held at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Friday. Nawazuddin and Sonam won the Best Actor and Actress awards for Raman Raghav 2.0 and Neerja respectively.
Fawad who is from Pakistan won the Diversity Award for his contribution to Indian and Pakistani Cinema. Rishi Kapoor was honoured with the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Excellence in Cinema Award.
Bollywood celebrities who attended the gala also includes Malaika Arora Khan, Anurag Kashyap, Rishi along with his wife Neetu Kapoor, Rituparna Sengupta and Richa Chadha. The festival will end August 21. – CINEWS