newspot24

Gangubai Kathiawadi and Alia Bhatt Lead IIFA

Alia Bhatt's two 2022 blockbusters, "Gangubai Kathiawadi" and "Brahmastra Part One: Shiva," top the nominations for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards.
Alia Bhatt's two 2022 blockbusters, "Gangubai Kathiawadi" and "Brahmastra Part One: Shiva," top the nominations for internation indian

Mumbai: Alia Bhatt’s two 2022 blockbusters, “Gangubai Kathiawadi” and “Brahmastra Part One: Shiva,” top the nominations for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards.

The IIFA Awards released the nominees for popular categories for its 23rd edition, which will be held in February 2023 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

“Gangubai Kathiawadi” received eight nods, including Best Actor (Female) for Alia Bhatt, Best Picture, and Best Director for Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Aside from his nomination for Best Director, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is also a contender for Best Music Director. The film, based from a chapter of acclaimed author Hussain Zaidi’s book “Mafia Queens of Mumbai,” is nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Male), Best Playback Singer (Female), Best Story (Adapted), and Best Lyrics.

“Brahmastra Part One: Shiva,” starring Alia Bhatt’s actor-husband Ranbir Kapoor, will compete for Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (both male and female), Music Director, Best Story (Original), Best Playback Singer (both male and female), and Best Lyrics.

“Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2,” “Darlings,” “Drishyam 2,” and “Vikram Vedha” are the other contenders for Best Picture.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ayan Mukerji of “Brahmastra Part One: Shiva” fame are joined in the Best Director competition by Anees Bazmee (“Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2”), Jasmeet K Reen (“Darlings”), Vasan Bala (“Monica O My Darling”), and R Madhavan (“Rocketry: The Nambi Effect”).

Alia Bhatt has received an additional nomination for Best Actress (Female) for her role in “Darlings,” which marked her debut as a producer.

She faces competition from “Darlings” co-star Shefali Shah as well as Yami Gautam Dhar (“A Thursday”) and Tabu (“Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2”).

Tabu is also nominated for Best Supporting Actor (female). Sheeba Chadha (“Badhaai Do”), Mouni Roy (“Brahmastra Part One: Shiva”), Nimrat Kaur (“Dasvi”), and Radhika Apte accompany her (“Monica O My Darling”).

Along with Hrithik Roshan (“Vikram Vedha”), Abhishek Bachchan (“Dasvi”), Ajay Devgn (“Drishyam 2”), Rajkummar Rao (“Monica O My Darling”), and Anupam Kher, Kartik Aaryan is nominated for Best Actor (Male) (“The Kashmir Files”).

Share:

Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Media

Most Popular

Get The Latest Updates
Subscribe To Our Weekly Newsletter

To get updates with latest news

Categories

Related Posts

Google

Google Will Cooperate With Antitrust Authorities

In October, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) concluded that Google was abusing its dominant position in Android and ordered it to lift limitations on device makers. Google lost its Supreme Court petition to prevent the directions on Thursday, and now has seven days to comply.