Ali Fazal and Nushrratt Bharuccha win nominations at Busan International Film Festival
Bollywood actors Ali Fazal and Nushrratt Bharuccha recently landed a nomination for the Asia Content Awards presented by the Busan International Film Festival. Mirzapur’s fame was nominated for her character of Ispit Nair in the Netflix anthology, Ray.
Nushrratt Bharuccha has been nominated for Best Actress for Ajeeb Daastaans on Netflix.
Ali Fazal and Nushrratt Bharuccha win Ray and Ajeeb Daastaans respectively
When bagging the nomination, Ali said it was totally unexpected. He added that he was very honored to receive this nomination and that it means a lot to him to be recognized by the ACA. He also said that a lot of great content has been created this year in Asia and that it was impressive to be nominated among such a promising lineup of films and actors.
Ray was directed by Srijith Mukherji and the story is a modern take on the story of Stayjut Ray Bipin Chaudhary Ka Smriti Bhram. Ali had played the character of a company whose memory power is like a computer and never forgets anything.
Nushratt Bharuccha in Ajeeb Daastaans
Speaking about the role of Nushrratt in Ajeeb Daastaans, she played the character of a housekeeper Meenal.
In an old interview with India Today, Nushrratt revealed that she watched her housekeeper prepare for the character. She said: “As I was thinking about how to get into the character of Meenal, I began to observe my own house to help me understand its manners and characteristics. She was a great point of reference for me and, without knowing it, she helped me a lot to better understand my character in Ajeeb Daastaans.
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She added: “Meenal’s story is about an ordinary girl who struggles to make ends meet and ensure the best for herself and her sister. I could sense a similarity in the life of Meenal and my housekeeper, who also worked hard to provide for her son, with all the opportunities she could. I absolutely adore him because of his fierce fighting spirit, always with a sweet smile on his face.