The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) is the largest annual celebration of Indian cinema outside India. The 13th edition will be held in Melbourne from 12 August 2022 to 20 August 2022. There are over 100 films across 23 languages being screened at the IFFM festival. Several films include Suriya’s Jai Bhim, Ranveer Singh’s 83, Alia Bhatt’s Gangubai Kathiawadi, Vicky Kaushal’s Sardar Udham, and Aparna Sen’s The Rapist are the top nominees at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) Awards 2022. Jai Bhim is a film with four nominations. followed by 83, Gangubai Kathiwadi, Sardar Udham, Jalsa, and The Rapist with three nominations each. The best film nominees include Badhaai Do, Minnal Murali and Paka. The award ceremony will take place at the iconic Palais Theatre in Melbourne on 14 August 2022.
Rajakannu’s locked-up death in 1993 raised many controversies. The same was directed as Jai Bhim by Gnanavel. The film received an unexpected response from the fans. Jai Bhim’s film was featured on Oscar’s YouTube channel. Jai Bhim has received positive reviews from many quarters. Meanwhile, Jai Bhim was also screened at the 12th Beijing International Film Festival of China. It also won the award for Best Film.
In this case, the film Jai Bhim is being screened at the International Indian Film Festival in Melbourne, Australia this month. In this, Best Actor Suriya, Best Film Jai Bhim and Best Actress Lijomol Jose are competing for the award in 3 categories. The film Minnal Murali released in Malayalam is competing with Jai Bhim. Similarly, in the Best Picture category, Bollywood films like Badhaai Do, Sardhar Udham and 83 are in the field along with Jai Bhim and Minnal Murali. In the best actress category, Jai Bhim heroine Lijo Mol Jose has also been featured. In this category, Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone and Vidya Balan are also in the race. The award announcements are expected to be released on the 14 August 2022.