5th IIFA Awards

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 May 20–22, 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 May 22, 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.[1]

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).

Other multiple awards winners included Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. with four awards and Ishq Vishk receiving two awards.

In addition movies receiving a single awards included, LOC Kargil for (Best Sound Re-Recording), Jism for (Best Female Playback Singer) and Janasheen for (Best Performance In A Negative Role)

5th IIFA Awards
Date 20 May 2004–
22 May 2004
Site Singapore Indoor Stadium
Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore
Hosted by
Highlights
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)
Television coverage
Channel Star Plus
Network STAR TV

Background

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.[2]

Singapore also hosted the 2012 IIFA Awards.

Winners and nominees

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[1]

Popular awards

[1] [3]

Rakesh Roshan
Rakesh Roshan (Best Director)
HrithikRoshan
Hrithik Roshan (Best Actor)
PreityZinta
Preity Zinta (Best Actress)
Saif Ali Khan snapped at Imperial Hotel, New Delhi 05
Saif Ali Khan (Best Supporting Actor)
Jaya Bachchan48
Jaya Bachchan (Best Supporting Actress)
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

Musical awards

Best Music Director Best Lyrics
Best Male Playback Singer Best Female Playback Singer
Best Song Recording Best Background score

Backstage awards

Best Story Best Screenplay
Best Dialogue

Technical awards

Best Cinematographer Best Choreography
Best Costume Design Best Editing
Best Makeup Best Sound Recording
Best Sound Re-Recording Best Special Effects

Special awards

[1]

Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema

Outstanding Achievement In Indian Cinema

Samsung Diva

Samsung Style Icon

Sony face of the year – Male

Sony face of the year – Female

Multiple nominations and awards

The following eleven films received multiple nominations:

The following films received multiple awards:

References

  1. ^ a b c d ":: Welcome To International Indian Film Academy::". Iifa.com. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  2. ^ "Showcase: IIFA 2005 – Amsterdam". IIFA. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. ^ http://www.screendaily.com/kal-ho-naa-ho-leads-iifa-nominees/4018041.article

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