Ali Fazal lands Best Actor nomination in the Asia Content Awards by the Busan International Film Festival for his character of Ipsit Nair in Ray.
Nominations for the Asia Content Awards were recently announced, and Ali Fazal bags the nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of Ipsit Nair in Forget Me Not, one of the four films in the Ray anthology on Netflix. Directed by Srijith Mukherji, the story is a modern interpretation of Satyajit Ray’s story Bipin Chaudhary Ka Smriti Bhram. Ali plays the role of a cut-throat corporate shark that never forgets anything and has a memory of a computer.
On the nomination, he says, “Wow! This was totally unexpected. I am so humbled to receive this nomination and it means a lot to be recognized by ACA. A lot of great content was produced this year in Asia and to land, a nomination amongst such an impressive lineup of films and actors is an honor.”
Nushrratt Bharuccha has also bagged the nomination for Best Actress for Ajeeb Daastaans on Netflix. The 3rd Asian Contents Awards (ACA) is run by the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)’s Asian Contents & Film Market (ACFM). The ACA aims to showcase outstanding TV, OTT, and online content from Asia. This year, the ACA was dominated by Korean drama and Netflix originals.