The 14th Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), a significant platform that celebrates the diversity of Indian cinema globally, has announced a special honor for renowned actor Kartik Aaryan.
The actor will be awarded the Rising Global Superstar of Indian Cinema accolade, recognizing his exceptional contributions and success in the Indian film industry.
The Governor of Victoria will present this prestigious award at the annual awards Gala night on August 11, 2023.
The honor is a testament to Aaryan’s meteoric rise in Indian cinema and his unflinching appeal at the box office.
His performances have resonated with audiences and demonstrated his remarkable versatility and ability to connect with viewers emotionally.
IFFM, backed by the Victorian Government, has become an important platform outside India to highlight and celebrate the richness and diversity of Indian cinema.
This year, apart from honoring Aaryan, the festival plans to showcase several of his successful films, including his recent hit Satyaprem Ki Katha and the 2022 blockbuster Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, allowing festival attendees to experience his captivating performances on the big screen.
Adding another layer to the celebration, the festival will feature an in-depth conversation between Aaryan and respected film personality Rajeev Masand.
This discussion will provide fascinating insights into Aaryan’s journey, from his humble beginnings to becoming a box office sensation.
Aaryan, expressing his gratitude for the recognition, emphasized his belief in the power of storytelling and the ability of films to inspire. Festival director Mitu Bhowmick Lange hailed Aaryan’s contributions to Indian cinema, praising his performances’ diversity and exceptional influence on the younger generation.
The 14th IFFM, running from August 11 to 20, 2023, promises to be an incredible celebration of Indian cinema and culture, offering more than 100 films in 20 languages, along with engaging discussions and events for movie enthusiasts and the wider community.