Filmmaker Biswajeet Bora’s Assamese film “God on the Balcony” has bagged top three Nominations at the “Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2021”. 

The film has been nominated in the Best Indie film, Best Director and Best Actor categories. 

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2021 is an annual festival that takes place in Melbourne in Australia and showcases the best of Indian films and the subcontinent.  

In its 12th edition to be held this month, the IFFM 2021 has gone virtual as well as physical due to the pandemic.  

With over 100 films whose screening will be held during the event, this will be a celebration of diversity and the best of Indian cinema in all its forms. 

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“God on the balcony” starring Harish Khanna and directed by Biswajeet Bora and produced by Nurul Sultan will compete with some extraordinary films of 2021 such as Ludo directed by Anurag Basu, the Vidya Balan starrer Sherni directed by Amit Masukar, Soorarai Pottru (Tamil) that is starred and produced by Suriya and directed by Sudha Kongara. 

Another key highlight is that the Best Film winner automatically gets a nomination nod under the Best Asian Film category at the annual prestigious AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards). 

“God on the balcony” will have its Australian premiere on August 21 at HOYTS Docklands theatre at Melbourne and the “Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2021” award ceremony will take place virtually on the same day. 

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