Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju starring Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal in pivotal roles is in the race to win the Best Film award at the 2019 edition of the Asian Film Awards.
Burning, a drama by But Lee Chang-dong’s, has got the maximum of nominations for the 2019 edition. The Korean adaptation of a Japanese short story was nominated in eight categories, including Best Film, reports variety.com.
From Sanjay Dutt’s drug addiction, personal affairs, a jail term for possession of arms in connection with the 1993 serial blasts, to his bonds with his parents and friends — Hirani’s Sanju delved into different aspects of the actor’s life but many felt that the film also left out a lot. But the makers were accused of whitewashing, media bashing and glorification.