17082022-LSTC-01.qxd 8/16/2022 11:30 PM Page 1 c m y b FROM TEHRAN TO TARIQ After Tehran, John Abraham has announced a new film, titled Tariq, which is set for Independence Day 2023 release. The actor took to social media and wrote, “Aazadi Ki Tariq, 15 August, 2023. Tariq is our next creative collaboration with Bake My Cake Films after Batla House and Tehran. TRIBUNE Life’s good Life Aly Goni says that OTT has given him a chance to work as well as take out time for his family and he is enjoying working in the medium. —IANS CHANDIGARH | WEDNESDAY | 17 AUGUST 2022 Jalsa, The Rapist, Jaggi, 83 among top winners at IFFM Awards 2022 A Abhishek Bachchan Shefali Shah Nikkhil Advani Vaani Kapoor FTER much fanfare, the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2022 (IFFM) announced the winners for the coveted awards for its 13th edition on August 15. This year the festival has an impressive line-up of films, short films, documentaries representing Indian cinema and from the neighbouring countries. The list of winners includes Abhishek Bachcahn, who was honoured with Leadership in Cinema Award, Vaani Kapoor was awarded with Disruptor in Cinema Award for her path-breaking performance in Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, the team of Jalsa starring Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah, directed by Suresh Triveni and produced by Vikram Malhotra of Abundantia Entertainment was awarded with the Equality in Cinema Award while former cricketer Kapil Dev was awarded with Lifetime Achievement Award. After receiving the award of Best Actor for 83, Ranveer Singh said, “83 is one of the most loved films in my career. It’ll always be one of the most cherished films in my filmography. But more than the accolades it’s the process of making the film that I cherish the most. I am thankful to Kabir sir for giving me this opportunity, for guiding me and for inspiring me.” Vaani Kapoor on winning the Disruptor in Cinema They did it! ONE FOR THE KAPIL’S DEVILS Ranveer Singh, who won the Best Actor of the Year award for his role as Kapil Dev in the Kabir Khan directorial 83, said that 83 would always be one of the most cherished films in his filmography. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the jury members at IFFM for bestowing me with the Best Actor of the Year Award for my role as Kapil Dev 83 one of the most loved films of my career! It’ll always be one of the most cherished films in my filmography. I share this honour with the team.” Ranveer Singh in 83 RARING TO GO VERY ❝ I AMTHAT JAGGI HAPPY HAS WON THE AWARD FOR BEST INDIE FILM. IT’S A HUGE ENCOURAGEMENT FOR US. WE HAVE ALSO GOT A BLACKMAGIC CAMERA AS A PART OF THE AWARD, WHICH IS HEARTENING AS THIS WAS ON OUR WISH LIST. WE ARE GOING TO SHOOT OUR NEXT FILM WITH IT.❞ ANMOL SIDHU, DIRECTOR Award said, “It’s so special and kind of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne to recognise Chandigarh Kare JALSA FOR SHEFALI Shefali Shah has bagged the Best Actor (Female) award. She won the prestigious award for her performance in Jalsa. Taking to her social media, Shefali shared a video from the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2022. In the clip, she is seen going up on the stage for receiving the award in a beautiful saree. She gave a heartfelt speech. WINNERS AT A GLANCE ■ BEST ACTOR MALE: Ranveer Singh for 83 ■ BEST ACTOR FEMALE: Shefali Shah Jalsa ■ BEST DIRECTOR: Jointly won by Aparna Sen for The Rapist and Shoojit Sircar for Sardar Udham ■ DISRUPTOR IN CINEMA AWARD: Vaani Kapoor for Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui ■ LEADERSHIP IN CINEMA AWARD: Abhishek Bachchan ■ BEST FILM: 83 ■ LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Kapil Dev ■ BEST DOCUMENTARY: A Night of Knowing Nothing ■ BEST ACTOR IN A SERIES: Mohit Raina for Mumbai Diaries 26/11 ■ BEST ACTRESS IN A SERIES: Sakshi Tanwar for MAI ■ BEST SERIES: Mumbai Diaries 26/11 by Nikkhil Advani ■ BEST INDIE FILM: Jaggi directed by Anmol Sidhu (Punjabi) Aashiqui and giving it so much dignity, respect and love. It feels so special and surreal.” It’s raining plaudits c m y b Robyn Griggs passes away for Aparna Sen as her directorial The Rapist has won her the Best Director award. —Agencies Robyn Griggs Wiley, who was best known for her roles in the soap operas such as Another World and One Life to Live, is no more. She was 49. Her death was announced on her official Facebook page on Saturday. Bipasha pregnant Giving her fans a pleasant surprise, Bipasha Basu took to her Instagram on August 16 and announced her pregnancy. Bipasha dropped pictures of herself with hubby Karan Singh Grover where she is seen flaunting her baby bump. The actress wrote, “A new time, a new phase, a new light adds another unique shade to our prism of life. Making us a little more whole than we used to be.” — TMS Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover
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