‘Thappad’, ‘Chhapaak’ & ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan Nominated For Prestigious AACTA Awards
New Delhi: Taapsee Pannu’s ‘Thappad,’ Deepika Padukone’s ‘Chhapaak,’ and Ayushmann Khurrana’s ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan,’ have been nominated for the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTA) in the Best Asian Film category.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on his Instagram handle.
“UPDATE… #Thappad, #Chhapaak and #ShubhMangalZyadaSaavdhan nominated in #BestAsianFilm category at the prestigious #AACTA Awards,” wrote the film critic.
“The awards are supported by #NSW Government, #Australia… Earlier, #Dangal had won #BestAsianFilm award… #IFFMelbourne is the industry partner,” he added.
The nominated films send out a strong message about the different social issues and the changes we need to bring in our society to deal with them.
Anubhav Sinha’s ‘Thappad’ talks about the issue of domestic violence and gender bias.
Meghna Gulzar’s ‘Chhapaak’ revolves around the true story of an acid attack survivor.
Hitesh Kewalya, and Rohit Sharma’s ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan’ is about homosexuality and same-sex love.