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'Dangal' Wins Best Film At Australian Gala

By: IANS | December 7, 2017

"Dangal" which stars superstar Aamir Khan was named the Best Asian Film at the 7th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards on Wednesday.

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi tweeted: "'Dangal' wins Best Asian Film at AACTA. Congratulations Team 'Dangal" on Wednesday. She was also a member of the Grand Jury for Best Asian Film.

Actor Russell Crowe chaired the jury.

Shabana tweeted a photograph with Crowe, and wrote: "It was a unanimous decision."

Nitesh Tiwari is the director of the biographical sports drama film "Dangal".

The film is inspired by the lives of the Phogat family members. The story is of Mahavir Singh Phogat who trains his daughters Geeta and Babita to become India's first world-class female wrestlers.

The film stars Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Zaira Wasim, Sakshi Tanwar and Suhani Bhatnagar.

Actor Anupam Kher attended the red carpet of the AACTA. 


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