IIFA started out in the year 2000 with the mission of putting Indian Cinema on a global platform by celebrating and recognizing the best performers with an annual awards ceremony at an international destination. As the most successful and reputed film academy from India, IIFA is supported strongly supported by the Indian film fraternity.
Since 2000 the event has grown from ‘One Amazing Night’ to a glorious three-day Weekend, which celebrates and hosts various events and activities relating to the Indian film industry. The ultimate event of the IIFA Weekend is no doubt the jewel in the crown – ‘The Annual IIFA Awards’. Hailed as the ‘Bollywood Oscars’ by media, the IIFA Awards is a unique combination of glitz, glamour, entertainment and celebration.
Now in its 13th year the event is being held in Singapore, making the island country only the third country to host the IIFAs twice. The 2012 IIFA Awards as always will be an exciting extravaganza of entertainment and world-class production being held on Saturday 9th June at the Singapore Indoor stadium.
The IIFA Awards is by far the most popular Indian film event around the world and every year anticipation for the event is huge globally. Year on year, the event also becomes even more stunning and this year is no exception with top Bollywood stars performing on stage and creating mesmerizing moments.
So be prepared to witness and experience the Indian film industry celebrate and entertain you non-stop.
Don’t miss out on the once-in-a -lifetime opportunity of being a part of the IIFA Celebrations in Singapore and watching the IIFA Awards live!
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Zoya Akhtar’s wish that the technical team behind Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara should win awards at the IIFA this year has been fulfilled as the film scooped up five trophies in the category.
Zoya herself won the best screenplay award for the film.
Bosco-Caesar won Best choreography for the song Senorita, Carlos Catalan won the best Cinematography trophy, Anand Subaya won for editing and Arjun Mathur took home the best sound mixing award.
Close on the heels of ZNMD was the visual effects magic Ra.One, which grabbed awards for special effects (Red Chilles Entertainment), Sound design (Resul Pokutty and Amrit Pritam Dutta), production design (Saby Cyril) and song recording (Vijay Dayal).
Blockbuster The Dirty Picture was also not left behind as it won three awards this evening — costume design (Niharika Khan), best make-up (Vikram Gaikwad) and best dialogue (Rajat Arora).
Singham won the best action award, while AR Rahman was given the best background score award for Rockstar. The maestro was not present to receive his award.
The awards were announced at the IIFA Rocks, an evening full of fashion and music as many Bollywood artistes performed and walked the ramp for designers.
The actor’s film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara won more awards than SRK’s RA.One
The 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards will be held in Singapore this year from June 7-9. While the nominations for the main categories were announced a few days ago, the awards in the technical category have already been declared.
But believe it or not, Shahrukh Khan’s sci-fi adventure film RA.One – touted to be the frontrunner for its special effects – has not won more awards than Hrithik Roshan’s Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Zindagi… garnered five awards, including Best Cinematography, Best Editing and Best Screenplay, while SRK’s film got four awards including one in the Special Effects (Visuals) category. Vidya Balan’s The Dirty Picture is No.3 with three awards, including Costume Designing. AR Rahman won for best Background Score for Rockstar. The winners will be handed over the trophies in Singapore.
Find the full list of IIFA Technical Awards 2012 winners below:
- Cinematography: Carlos Catalan for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Screenplay: Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Dialogue: Rajat Aroraa for The Dirty Picture
- Editing: Anand Subaya for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Production Designer: Sabu Cyril for RA.One
- Choreography: Bosco-Caesar for Senorita in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Action: Jai Singh Nijjar for Singham
- Sound Recording: Resul Pookutty and Amrit Pritam Dutta for RA.One
- Song Recording: Vishal for Chammak challo in RA.One
- Sound Re-Recording: Anuj Mathur and Baylon Fonseca for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Special Effects (Visuals): Red Chillies VFX for RA.One
- Background Score: AR Rahman for Rockstar
- Costume Designing: Niharika Khan for The Dirty Picture
- Make-up: Vikram Gaikwad for The Dirty Picture.
Zoya Akhtar’s road movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is leading the nomination pack of the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards with 14 nods, while Vidya Balan’s The Dirty Picture follows closely behind with 13. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara has bagged nominations including best picture, best direction for Zoya Akhtar, best actor in a leading role for Hrithik Roshan. Abhay Deol and Farhan Akhtar have been nominated in best performance in a supporting role, male, while Kalki Koechlin has been nominated in best actor in supporting role, female. Musical trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy have been nominated for music direction, while Javed Akhtar for best lyrics for Khaabon ke parindey. The film has also been nominated in the best story category. Other nominations include technical categories.
Milan Luthria’s The Dirty Picture has bagged 13 nominations including best actress for Vidya for playing southern sex symbol Silk Smitha. Other nominations include best picture, best direction, best performance in supporting role male for Emraan Hashmi and Naseerudding Shah. Naseer has also been nominated in the best actor in a negative role category. The Dirty Picture has also bagged nomination for best story, best lyrics and best playback singer male for Kamaal Khan for Ishq sufiyana. Kamaal will vie for the winner’s trophy with Ash King for I love you, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Teri meri, Mika Singh for Subha hone na de and Mohit Chauhan for Nadaan parindey. Singer Shreya Ghoshal has bagged two nominations for her songs Teri meri and Ooh la la.
In best performance in the leading role male category, Hrithik will be competing along with Amitabh Bachchan for Aarakshan, Salman Khan for Bodyguard, Shahrukh Khan for Don 2, Ranbir Kapoor for Rockstar and Ajay Devgn for Singham.The nominations of best performance in a leading role female include Priyanka Chopra for 7 Khoon Maaf, Kareena Kapoor for Bodyguard, Mahie Gill for Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster and Kangna Ranaut for Tanu Weds Manu.
Those competing in best performance in supporting role female are Parineeti Chopra for Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, Swara Bhaskar for Tanu Weds Manu, Sonali Kulkarni for Singham and Divya Dutta for Stanley Ka Dabba.
The nominations for best performance in a negative role include Irrfan Khan for 7 Khoon Maaf, Boman Irani for Don 2, Vidyut Jamwal for Force and Prakash Raj for Singham.
“We at IIFA take pride in announcing the nominees for IIFA Awards 2012 which celebrate the best work done by the Indian Film Industry over the last year,” Sabbas Joseph, director, Wizcraft International Entertainment said. “We are thoroughly pleased with the nominees a result of the film industry’s secret ballot; and we hope the audience will make a worthy choice in deciding the winners of this year’s IIFA accolades,” he added.
Bollywood and its fans are spread across the world and with IIFA taking Indian cinema to celebrate pinnacles across 10 nations
Bollywood and its fans are spread across the world and with IIFA taking Indian cinema to celebrate pinnacles across 10 nations, covering a total population of more than one billion, this year, the awards ceremony will be celebrating 100 years of cinema in the spectacular land of Singapore!
Presented by Videocon Industries and Wizcraft International Entertainment and supported by the Singapore Tourism Board, the much-anticipated 13th IIFA celebrations were heralded in Singapore by superstars Anil Kapoor and Bipasha Basu, where the duo promised a great weekend full of unlimited fun and frolic for Bollywood fans based in the foreign land.
Anil Kapoor, best remembered for his films such as Mr. India and Tezaab has long been associated with the international film awards. He recently stated that he wholesomely envied Singapore for its immense progress and its diversity. The actor also promised that on behalf of the Indian film industry and IIFA, together they will give Singapore a celebration of all things Bollywood like never seen before.
An equally IIFA loyalist and Bong beauty, Bipasha chipped in her respect and eagerness towards the awards ceremony, also stating how humble she was to be the Indian film industries’ representative on such a global platform.
Based in Lion City, the IIFA weekend and events will be held from 7th – 9th June 2012.
BollyCurry wishes IIFA a successful outing. May it continue to expand Indian cinema across the globe in the years to come!
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The IIFA Awards is one the most celebrated Indian movie awards. The IIFA Awards is stands for The International Indian Film Academy Awards. It is an annual Hindi movie awards given by the International Indian Film Academy to Bollywood artistic and technical professional for achieving excellence in their professional. The IIFA Awards is established in the year of 2000. This award show generally takes place in Jun month at the different countries around the world every year.
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Performance in a Negative Role
Best Performance in a Comic Role
Star Debut of the Year – Male
Star Debut of the Year – Female
Best Music Director
Best Playback Singer Male
Best Playback Singer Female
Most Glamorous Star of the Year
Best On-Screen Beauty
Contribution to a Greener Earth
Face of the Year
Special Award for Global Impact
Outstanding Contribution to Indian cinema
Outstanding Achievement in Indian cinema
Outstanding Achievement by an Indian in International Cinema
Artists of the Decade
Best Art Direction
Best Background Score
Best Costume Design
Best Sound Recording
Best Sound Re-Recording
Best Special Effects