The 2004 IIFA Awards, officially known as the 5th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honoured the best films of 2003 and took place between 20–22 May 2004. This year, the city of Singapore played host to the Indian Film Industry. The tag line of this year's IIFA Awards was Uniquely IIFA, Uniquely Singapore ....
The official ceremony took place on 22 May 2004, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, in Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore. During the ceremony, IIFA Awards were awarded in 27 competitive categories. The ceremony was televised in India and internationally on Star Plus. Actors Rahul Khanna hosted the ceremony.
The weekend began with the IIFA Inaugural Press Conference.This was followed by an IIFA Foundation Celebrity Football Match, which was held at the Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore. The team lineup comprised the glitterati of Indian Cinema and Singapore's football fraternity.
The next event which was held during this three-day extravaganza was the IIFA Forum. The topics discussed upon were 'Globalisation of Indian Cinema' and 'Co-Production between India and Singapore'. Singapore also witnessed the IIFA World Premiere which screened Mani Ratnam's Yuva, in Hindi and Aaytha Ezhuthu in Tamil.
Kal Ho Naa Ho received a total of seventeen nominations out of the total twenty seven categories and managed to win thirteen, out of which only the (Best Picture, Best Performance In A Leading Role Female, Best Performance In A Supporting Role Male and Best Performance In A Supporting Role Female) were among the popular one.Koi... Mil Gaya on the other hand won five out of its eleven nominations.Among them the popular awards included: (Best Director and Best Performance In A Leading Role Male).
|5th IIFA Awards|
|Date||20 May 2004–|
22 May 2004
|Site||Singapore Indoor Stadium |
Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore
|Best Picture||Kal Ho Naa Ho|
|Best Direction||Rakesh Roshan|
(Koi... Mil Gaya)
|Best Actor||Hrithik Roshan|
(Koi... Mil Gaya)
|Best Actress||Preity Zinta|
(Kal Ho Naa Ho)
|Most awards||Kal Ho Naa Ho (13)|
|Most nominations||Kal Ho Naa Ho (17)|
The awards began in 2000 and the first ceremony was held in London at The Millennium Dome. From then on the awards were held at locations around the world signifying the international success of Bollywood. The next award ceremony was announced to be held in Amsterdam Arena Amsterdam, Netherlands in 2005.
Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.
|Best Picture||Best Director|
|Best Performance In A Leading Role Male||Best Performance In A Leading Role Female|
|Best Performance In A Supporting Role Male||Best Performance In A Supporting Role Female|
|Best Performance In A Comic Role||Best Performance In A Negative Role|
|Male Debutant Star||Female Debutant Star|
|Best Music Director||Best Lyrics|
|Best Male Playback Singer||Best Female Playback Singer|
|Best Song Recording||Best Background score|
|Best Story||Best Screenplay|
|Best Cinematographer||Best Choreography|
|Best Costume Design||Best Editing|
|Best Makeup||Best Sound Recording|
|Best Sound Re-Recording||Best Special Effects|
The following eleven films received multiple nominations:
The following films received multiple awards: