Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) has awarded Dangal and Baahubali Telestra People’s choice award. IFFM has started on 8 August and will end on 22 August 2017. A lot of Hindi film celebrities such as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karan Johar, Taran Adarsh went for the awards. IFFM has several award nominees in different category. Sushant Singh Rajput won the best actor award for M.S. Dhoni: The untold story directed by Neeraj Pandey. Dhoni was received wonderfully by the audience and critics, while Rajput went invisible in the characteristics of former Indian skipper.
Dangal and Baahubali are truly the people’s choice in the best possible way as both of them are highest and second highest grossing film of all time respectively. IFFM honors Indian Cinema in Melbourne by promoting Indian films in Australia. Films like Dangal, Trapped, A Death in the Gunj are nominated in best film category while actors like Amitabh Bachchan for Pink and Rajkumar Rao for Trapped are also nominated. IFFM also has category for documentaries, short films and also honors world cinema.
Dangal has grossed more than 2000 crore worldwide and a close 2nd is Baahubali. The love and box office received by these films is incredible and has already gone down the anals of cinema history. Taran Adarsh went to the stage and gave the award to Nitesh Tiwari (Director of Dangal) and Shobu Yarlagadda (Producer of Baahubali) with proud and honor. Rajput took to twitter to claim the news of his award.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 11, 2017