Celebrations are in order for the Pakistani film fraternity because one of our leading ladies, Saba Qamar has earned her golden ticket as she has been nominated in the highest grossing category; BEST ACTOR FEMALE IN A LEADING ROLE for HINDI MEDIUM in the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards 2018. The superstar Shahrukh Khan and the notorious Karan Johar will be the magnanimous hosts of the show that is going to officially commence the Indian award show this year.
Saba Qamar essayed the role of Mita alongside Irfan Khan and belongs to the nouveau-riche, and one day rises to the status of an elite when their business takes off. Mita’s desire is to put her daughter, Pia in one of the most privileged English medium schools by any possible means so she can smoothly fit it. But things end up otherwise for them, which lead to humorous situations and sentiments of a Chandni Chowk girl with social climbing aspirations.
HINDI MEDIUM has earned four nominations in the 63rdJio Filmfare Awards; Best Actor Male, Best Actor Female, Best Supporting Actor and Best Director. Moreover, Saba Qamar has been nominated alongside powerhouses such as; Sri Devi for Mom, Vidya Balan for Tumhari Sullu and Alia Bhatt for Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya. The award show is going live on Sunday, January 20th
We spoke to Saba Qamar on this momentous occasion, and this is what she had to say, “I am very happy on being nominated in the category of Best Actress in Filmfare Awards. I am glad that people in both India and Pakistan loved the film and praised my acting.Sharing the nominations with Sridevi and Vidya Balan is like a dream come true!”
Here are the nominations for the Best Actor In a Leading Role, Female at the 63rd Jio FilmFare Awards 2018:
- ALIA BHATT – Badrinath Ki Dulhania
- BHUMI PEDNEKAR – Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
- SABA QAMAR – Hindi Medium
- SRIDEVI – Mom
- VIDYA BALAN – Tumhari Sulu
- ZAIRA WASIM – Secret Superstar