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The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne is a Victorian Government initiative that aims to strengthen ties between the Indian film industry and Victoria. The Jury consisted of film veterans like Simi Grewal, from the Indian film industry; Jill Bilcock, an award -winning Editor; Rajeev Masand, an Indian film critic; Producer-Director Sue Maslin; Paul Ireland, who is an actor and director, and Screenwriter - Andrew Anastasios.
The winners as decided by the Jury are -.
Best Film Award – Kapoor & Sons
Diversity Award for Contribution in Indian Cinema – Fawad Khan
Indian Film Festival Excellence in Cinema Award – Rishi Kapoor
Best Actor (Male) – Nawazuddin Siddiqui for Raman Raghav 2.0
Best Actor (Female) – Sonam Kapoor for Neerja
Best Director – Shakun Batra