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With the Bollywood award season starting off, the nominations for the upcoming Filmfare Awards have just been announced, and this time, they have some brilliant news in the offing for Pakistani fans!

After receiving rave reviews for her role in Hindi Medium, Saba Qamar has been nominated for a Filmfare in the coveted Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) category!

Other nominees in the ‘Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female)’ include Alia Bhatt (Badrinath Ki Dulhania), Sridevi (Mom), Bhumi Pednekar (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan), Vidya Balan (Tumhari Sulu), and Zaira Wasim (Secret Superstar).

The film has been nominated in 5 different categories, which include, ‘Best Film’ and ‘Best Director’.

Saba Qamar has now become the only Pakistani actress to be nominated at the Filmfare’s this year, as both Sajal Aly and Mahira Khan did not make the cut for Mom and Raees.

Finally, some credit has been given where it was due!