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Critics’ Choice Awards 2022: List of the nominated featured films unveiled

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Motion Content Group of Group M, in Collaboration with Film Critics Guild and Vistas Media Capital is here with the 4th edition of Critics Choice Awards to honour the talent in web series, short films and feature films.

Critics’ Choice Awards is a platform that felicitates credible talent of the vast entertainment industry of the country. The upcoming award ceremony releases its most awaited list of nominees across feature films of all languages.

Motion Content Group, Film Critics Guild and Vistas Media Capital’s endeavor is to bring to the audience, a credible awards show that celebrates premium content across genres. The awards are curated by some of India’s best critics ensuring to give the audience a credible Awards show.

Anupama Chopra, Chairperson Film Critics Guild said, “We are thrilled to announce the feature film nominees for the fourth edition of the Indian Critics’ Choice Awards. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, the level of artistry and storytelling has not faltered. These awards are a celebration of that indomitable spirit of Indian cinema.”

Prasanth Kumar, CEO of Group M South Asia said, “Despite the pandemic, 2021 witnessed incredible output with breakthrough performances. We at Critics’ Choice Awards believe that we truly are at the forefront in identifying and felicitating creators and their craft for the fabulous work put in. It is important to recognize talent and award them for their best efforts. We are delighted to present the nominations for the outstanding work done in 2021. We would like to thank directors, writers and artists, who have worked extremely hard to give us compelling movies amid unprecedented competition.”

Critics’ Choice Awards is to honour the talent in short films, web series and feature films. The Critics’ Choice Awards is a reliable, language-agnostic, recognition platform that provides unbiased appreciation of creative content in the rapidly growing entertainment industry.

Abhayanand Singh, Group CEO and co-founder of Vistas Media Capital said, “We take great pride that our entertainment industry has been working throughout the year and the outcome has given us colourful and varied cinema. We are happy to honour artists, technicians and filmmakers across all Indian languages this year.”

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Here is the list of nominations of feature films released in 2021 under the following categories:


‘Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana’.

‘Jai Bhim’.

‘Meel Patthar’.


‘Sardar Udham’.

‘Sarpatta Parambarai’.


‘Sivaranjiniyum Innum Sila Pengalum’.

‘The Disciple’.

‘The Great Indian Kitchen’.


Chaitanya Tamhane for ‘The Disciple’.

Jeo Baby for ‘The Great Indian Kitchen’.

Pa. Ranjith for ‘Sarpatta Parambarai’.

Raj B. Shetty for ‘Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana’.

Shoojit Sircar for ‘Sardar Udham’.


Adarsh Gourav for ‘The White Tiger’.

Raj B. Shetty for ‘Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana’.

Ranveer Singh for ’83’.

Suvinder Vicky for ‘Meel Patthar’.

Vicky Kaushal for ‘Sardar Udham’.


Geetanjali Kulkarni for ‘Karkhanisanchi Waari’.

Konkona Sen Sharma for ‘Ajeeb Daastaans’.

Lijomol Jose for ‘Jai Bhim’.

Nimisha Sajayan for ‘The Great Indian Kitchen’.

Vidya Balan for ‘Sherni’.


Arun Dravid for ‘The Disciple’.

Lakshvir Saran for ‘Meel Patthar’.

Pasupathy for ‘Sarpatta Parambarai’.

Rishabh Shetty for ‘Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana’.

Vijay Raaz for ‘Sherni’.


Anagha Narayanan for ‘Thinkalazhcha Nishchayam’.

Konkona Sen Sharma for ‘Ramprasad ki Tehrvi’.

Neena Gupta for ‘Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar’.

Parvathy Thiruvothu for ‘Aarkkariyam’.

Sampa Mandal for ‘Sherni’.


Chaitanya Tamhane for ‘The Disciple’.

Ivan Ayr, Neel Mani Kant for ‘Meel Patthar’.

Pa. Ranjith, Tamizh Prabha for ‘Sarpatta Parambarai’.

Raj B. Shetty for ‘Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana’.

Shubhendu Bhattacharya, Ritesh Shah for ‘Sardar Udham’.


Chaitanya Tamhane for ‘The Disciple’.

Chandrashekhar Prajapati for ‘Sardar Udham’.

Francies Louis for ‘The Great Indian Kitchen’.

Praveen Shriyan for ‘Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana’.

Selva RK for ‘Sarpatta Parambarai’.


Avik Mukhopadhyay for ‘Sardar Udham’.

Michal Sobocinski for ‘The Disciple’.

Murali.G for ‘Sarpatta Parambarai’.

P B Shreeyas Krishna for ‘Rocky’.

Praveen Shriyan for ‘Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana’.

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