All India Film Awards 2016 will be held in Mumbai on August 10.
But if you’re an Indian-born American, you might be in for a shock when the awards ceremony is held in your home state.
The awards ceremony will be broadcast live in select cities across India, and it will be available to watch on Netflix.
Here’s a rundown of the nominees for the 2016 All India film awards.
All India Film Award (AIF)The film category has three major awards.
The first is the “Best Foreign Language Film”, which awards a Best Foreign Language Feature Film and an Overall Film Award.
The second category is the award for “Best Screenplay”.
The third category is for “Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture” or “Outlook Award.”
In addition to these, each film must be a major motion picture with over 1,000 minutes and be produced in India.
In 2017, the AIF is being contested in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabadi, Chennai and Kolkana.
Indian Film Institute of India (IFI)The next major category is called “Best Documentary”.
This award will be given to the “best documentary”.
The categories will include “Feature Film” (which is an original work), “Documentary Film” and “Feature Documentary” and will be judged by an independent panel.
Each film must have been made by an Indian or a non-Indian artist.
The award ceremony will take place at The Golden Theatre in Mumbai from August 10, where a live telecast will be offered in selected cities across the country.
India Film Academy (IFA) This is the third major category for the awards.
In 2017, there will be four categories in this category: Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, and Best Sound Editing.
These categories are: “Best Cinematography”, “Best Editing”, “Feature Editing” and the award of “Best Sound Editing”.
The 2017 awards will be hosted by Indian film director Anupam Kher, whose work includes such films as Keshav , Dilip Kumar’s Kashmiri , and Ravi Kapoor’s Hollywood Dreams.
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