The prestigious Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) will be held this year on November 23.
Vidya Balan has been nominated for the Best Actress category for her performance in The Dirty Picture. Other nominations for this category include Pakistani actress Humaima Mallick (Bol), Korean actress Cho Min-soo (Pieta), Russian actress Darya Ekomasova (Once Upon a Time There Lived a Simple Woman) and Philippines-based Nora Aunor (Thy Womb).
Anurag Kashyap is nominated for Best director for Gangs Of Wasseypur, while Manoj Bajpai for the Best Actor for his role in the same film.
The Children’s Film Society of India’s Gattu, about a nine-year-old street boy obsessed with flying kites, is nominated in the best children’s feature film.