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62nd Jio Filmfare Awards 2017 Nomination Of Best Film

62nd Jio Filmfare Awards 2017 Nomination Of Best Film

Dangal

Biographical sports drama on former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters’ struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.

Biopic of Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat. Geeta Phogat was India’s first female wrestler to win at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, where she won the gold medal (55 kg) while her sister Babita Kumari won the silver (52 kg). Written by Dibyayan Chakravorty

Director: Nitesh Tiwari
Writers: Piyush Gupta, Shreyas Jain
Stars: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh
Production Companies: Aamir Khan Productions, Walt Disney Pictures

Kapoor & Sons

A story revolving around a dysfunctional family of 2 brothers who visit their family and discover that their parents marriage is on the verge of collapse,the family is undergoing a financial crunch and much more as the drama unfolds.

Director: Shakun Batra
Writers: Shakun Batra, Ayesha DeVitre
Stars: Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Alia Bhatt
Production Companies: Dharma Productions

Neerja

Neerja is the story of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.

Director: Ram Madhvani
Writers: Saiwyn Quadras (story and screenplay) (as Saiwyn Qadras),Sanyukta Shaikh Chawla (dialogue)
Stars: Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Yogendra Tikku
Production Companies: Bling Unplugged, Fox STAR Studios

Pink

Deepak is a lawyer suffering from bipolar disorder who experiences frequent mood swings. One night, Rajveer and his friends get drunk and try to molest Miss Arora and her two roommates leading to an accident. The film revolves around how Deepak fights the girls’ case against these influential boys. Written by Varunish Garg.

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury
Writers: Shoojit Sircar (story), Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury (story)
Stars: Tapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang
Production Companies: Rashmi Sharma Films, Rising Sun Films, Saraswati Entertainment

Sultan

Sultan is a classic underdog tale about a wrestler’s journey, looking for a comeback by defeating all odds. Will he emerge victorious?
Sultan is a story of Sultan Ali Khan – a local wrestling champion with the world at his feet as he dreams of representing India at the Olympics. It’s a story of Aarfa – a feisty young girl from the same small town as Sultan with her own set of dreams. When the 2 local wrestling legends lock horns, romance blossoms and their dreams and aspirations become intertwined and aligned. However, the path to glory is a rocky one and one must fall several times before one stands victorious – More often than not, this journey can take a lifetime. Sultan is a classic underdog tale about a wrestler’s journey, looking for a comeback by defeating all odds staked up against him. But when he has nothing to lose and everything to gain in this fight for his life match… Sultan must literally fight for his life. Sultan believes he’s got what it takes… but this time, it’s going to take everything he’s got.
Director:Ali Abbas Zafar
Writer: Ali Abbas Zafar
Stars: Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma, Marko Zaror
Production Companies: Yash Raj Films
Udta Punjab
A story that revolves around drug abuse in the affluent north Indian State of Punjab and how the youth there have succumbed to it en-masse resulting in a socio-economic decline.
What on earth can a rock star, a migrant laborer, a doctor and a cop possibly have in common? Simple, Punjab! 4 lives, 1 connection – ‘Udta Punjab’ takes you on a trip like never before. Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh play characters from different walks of life, fighting the menace of drugs in their own way. The film journeys into the artificial highs and the real lows that they face while treading the paths fraught with mortal dangers. But above all, Udta Punjab is about the famed Punjabi spirit, that despite being fully down, has the audacity of looking you in the eye and saying – Drugs di maa di!
Director: Abhishek Chaubey
Writers: Sudip Sharma (screenplay), Abhishek Chaubey (screenplay)
Stars: Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor, Diljit Dosanjh
Production Co: Balaji Motion Pictures, Phantom Films
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