Bollywood Star Kartik Aaryan to Receive Rising Global Superstar Award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Bollywood Star Kartik Aaryan to Receive Rising Global Superstar Award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Bollywood sensation Kartik Aaryan is set to receive the highly acclaimed Rising Global Superstar of Indian Cinema award at the 14th Indian Film Festival of Melbourne’s grand awards Gala on August 11. This prestigious recognition, to be bestowed by the esteemed Governor of Victoria, serves as a testament to Kartik’s remarkable achievements and profound impact on the Indian film industry. The festival itself is a vibrant celebration of the richness and diversity of Indian cinema, presenting the immense talent and creativity of Indian filmmakers to a global audience.

As part of the festivities, the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne will feature multiple screenings of Kartik’s acclaimed films, allowing audiences to relish his recent success, ‘Satyaprem Ki Katha,’ as well as the blockbuster ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2,’ which emerged as the top-grossing Hindi film in 2022.

Running from August 11 to August 20, 2023, the 14th edition of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne promises a spectacular showcase of Indian cinema and culture. With an array of over 100 films in 20 languages, the festival provides a feast of cinematic experiences, discussions, and events, catering to both film enthusiasts and the wider community.

In addition to the captivating film screenings, the festival offers a range of special events, including interactive Q&A sessions with filmmakers, workshops, and engaging industry panels. Notably, there will be a delightful array of events celebrating Indian culture, featuring mesmerizing dance performances, soulful music concerts, and delectable food festivals.

Being a prominent fixture in the Australian film calendar, the 14th IFFM provides an exceptional opportunity to immerse oneself in the very best of Indian cinema. Open to all, the festival is now offering tickets for its diverse and captivating lineup of films and events.

The opening night of the festival will feature the much-anticipated Hindi-language film ‘Ghoomer,’ directed by R. Balki and starring stellar talents such as Abhishek Bachchan, Saiyami Kher, and Shabana Azmi. Moreover, cinephiles can look forward to a roster of other high-profile films like ‘Jalsa,’ ‘Sita Ramam,’ and ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.’

Beyond the cinematic treats, the festival will host exclusive events, including a captivating Q&A session with the charismatic Kartik Aaryan, an insightful workshop with the visionary Zoya Akhtar, and an engaging industry panel discussing the future of Indian cinema.

With its captivating blend of cinema and culture, the 14th Indian Film Festival of Melbourne invites everyone to partake in this cinematic extravaganza, rejoicing in the magic and allure of Indian cinema.