Vidya Balan, AR Rahman, ZNMD nominated at the 6th Asian Film Awards

Tue, January 17, 2012 7:30pm UTC by Add first Comment
Posted Tue, January 17, 2012 7:30pm UTC

Bollywood is going places at international awards this year

Just when Aamir Khan’s film Dhobi Ghat has lost out on a chance to win at the BAFTA this year, comes the news of three Indian films earning nomimations at the 6th Asian Film Awards. Actor Vidya Balan has been nominated in the Best Actress category for her stupendous performance in 2011’s hit Bollywood film, The Dirty Picture. While Slumdog Millionaire music maestro has picked up a nomination for Best Composer for Ranbir Kapoor film Rockstar. He shares the nomination with singers Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Neeraj Shridhar. Director Zoya Akhtar’s bromance film Zindai Na Milegi Dobara, credited as You Don’t Get Life a Second Time, has been nominated in the Best Film category.

Check out the full list of nominations below to figure out who the Indian nominees are competing with.

List of nominees of the 6th Asian Film Awards:

Best Film

Nader and Simin, A Separation (Iran)

Postcard (Japan)

The Flowers of War (Mainland China)

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (Hong Kong/Mainland China)

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale (Taiwan)

You Don’t Get Life a Second Time (India)

Best Director

Asghar Farhadi, Nader and Simin, A Separation

Teddy Soeriaatmadja, Lovely Man

Sono Sion, Guilty of Romance

Tsui Hark, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

Wei Te-sheng, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale

Zhang Yimou, The Flowers of War

Best Actor

Chen Kun, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

Donny Damara, Lovely Man

Andy Lau, A Simple Life

Park Hae Il, War of the Arrows

Yakusho Koji, Chronicle of My Mother

Best Actress

Vidya Balan, The Dirty Picture

Michelle Chen, You Are the Apple of My Eye

Eugene Domingo, The Woman in the Septic Tank

Leila Hatami, Nader and Simin, A Separation

Deanie Ip, A Simple Life

Best Composer

Chan Kwong-wing, Peter Kam, Chatchai Pongprapaphan, Wu Xia

Chen Qigang, The Flowers of War

Ricky Ho, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, AR Rahman, Neeraj Shridhar, Rockstar

Sakamoto Ryuichi, Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

Best Newcomer

Ko Chen-tung, You Are the Apple of My Eye

Eric Lin Hui-min, Starry Starry Night

Maeda Ohshiro, I Wish

Ni Ni, The Flowers of War

Gita Novalista, The Mirror Never Lies

Best Supporting Actor

Umin Boya, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale

Lawrence Ko, Jump! Ashin

Lee Je-hoon, The Front Line

Mario Maurer, The Outrage

Best Supporting Actress

Shamaine Buencamino, Niño

Gwei Lun-mei, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

Cris Horwang, Headshot

Mitsushima Hikari, Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

Yan Ni, 11 Flowers

Best Screenwriter

Asghar Farhadi, Nader and Simin, A Separation

Shindô Kaneto, Postcard

Liu Heng, Yan Geling, The Flowers of War

Alan Mak, Felix Chong, Overheard 2

Chris Martinez, The Woman in the Septic Tank

Best Cinematographer

Chin Ting-chang, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale

Vishvajith Karunarathna, Flying Fish

Kim Woo-hyung, The Front Line

Jake Pollock, Lai Yiu-fai (HKSC), Wu Xia

Rahmat Syaiful, The Mirror Never Lies

Best Production Designer

Suzanne Caplan Merwanji, You Don’t Get Life a Second Time

Ryu Seong-hee, The Front Line

Taneda Yohei, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale

Yee Chung-man, Ben Lau, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

Yee Chung-man, Sun Li, Wu Xia

Best Editor

Curran Pang, Overheard 2

Nelly Quettier, 11 Flowers

Hayedeh Safiyari, Nader and Simin, A Separation

Anand Subaya, You Don’t Get Life a Second Time

Tang Man-to, White Vengeance

Best Visual Effects

Ritesh Aggarwal, Ra. One

Kamiya Makoto, Gantz

Wook Kim, Josh Cole, Frankie Chung, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

Xiao Yang, Chang Song, A Law, Li Ming-hsung, Li Jin-hui, Starry Starry Night

Yung Kwok-yin, Andy Kang, Wu Xia

Best Costume Designer

Amano Kyoko, Emura Kouichi, Milocrorze: A Love Story

William Chang Suk-ping, The Flowers of War

Mok Kwan-kit, Wong Ming-ha, White Vengeance

Noppadol Techo, The Outrage

Yee Chung-man, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate.

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