Vijay Sethupathi wins Best Actor award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) is one of the biggest film festivals outside India. This year’s festival is held from August 8-17. Last year’s best performers from Indian cinema have been honoured and Tamil star Vijay Sethupathi has bagged the prestigious best actor award. He won the performance for his extraordinary performance as a transgender in ‘Super Deluxe’. He competed with Ayushman Khuranna, Ranveer Singh, Manoj Bajpai, Amitabh Bachchan,
Vicky Kaushal and Namdev Gaurav.
Veteran Tabu bagged the award for Best Female Actor for her performance in ‘Andhadhun’. Its maker Sriram Raghvan won the Best Director award. Zoya Akthar’s ‘Gully Boy’ won the award for Best Film. Rima Das’ ‘Bulbul Can Sing’ was chosen as the Best Indie Film at IFFM 2019
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was felicitated with the Excellence in Cinema award. SRK was presented the award by Linda Dessau, who was sworn in as Victoria’s 29th Governor, the first female in the role.