The Asia Content Award nominations by the Busan International Film Festival have just been revealed and actor Ali Fazal has been nominated for Best Actor for his portrayal of Ispit Nair in “Forget Me Not”, one of the four films of the anthology “Ray” on Netflix. The film is a contemporary version of the story “Bipin Chaudhary Ka Smriti Bhram” by filmmaker Satyajit Ray, directed by filmmaker Srijith Mukherji. Fazal portrays a ruthless business shark with the memory of a computer that never forgets anything.
On the nomination he said, “Wow! It was totally unexpected. I am very touched to receive this nomination and it means a lot to be recognized by the ACA. A lot of quality content has been produced in Asia this year and to be nominated for such an impressive lineup of films and actors is an honor. “
Actress Nushrratt Bharuccha was also nominated for Best Actress for her work in Netflix’s “Ajeeb Daastaans”. The Asian Contents & Film Market of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) is hosting the 3rd edition of the Asian Contents Awards (ACA) (ACFM). ACA strives to showcase exceptional Asian TV, OTT and Internet programming. Korean drama and Netflix originals have ruled the ACA this year.