IIFA Award for Best Lyricist

The IIFA Best Lyricist Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the actual ceremony.

The award is given in the current year but the winner is awarded for the previous year.

Javed Akhtar has the most wins with 6 awards.

The winners are listed below:

Year Lyricist Film
2018 Manoj Muntashir Baadshaho- "Mere Rashke Qamar"
2017 Amitabh Bhattacharya Ae Dil Hai Mushkil – "Channa Mereya"
2016 Varun Grover Dum Laga Ke Haisha – "Moh Moh Ke Dhaage"[1]
2015 Manoj Muntashir Ek Villain - "Galliyan"
2014 Mithoon Aashiqui 2 - "Tum Hi Ho"
2013 Amitabh Bhattacharya Agneepath - "Abhi Mujh Main Kahin"
2012 Irshad Kamil Rockstar - "Nadaan Parindey"
2011 Niranjan Iyengar My Name Is Khan - "Sajda"
2010 Swanand Kirkire 3 Idiots - "Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh"
2009 Javed Akhtar Jodhaa Akbar - "Jashn-E-Bahara"
2008 Javed Akhtar Om Shanti Om - "Main Agar Kahoon"
2007 Prasoon Joshi Rang De Basanti - "Rubaroo"
2006 Gulzar Bunty Aur Babli - "Kajra Re"
2005 Javed Akhtar
Sayeed Quadri
Swades - "Pal Pal Hai Bhari"
Murder - "Bheege Hont"
2004 Javed Akhtar Kal Ho Naa Ho - "Kal Ho Naa Ho"
2003 Nusrat Badr Devdas - "Dola Re"
2002 Javed Akhtar Lagaan - "Radha Kaise Na Jale"
2001 Javed Akhtar Refugee - "Panchi Nadiya Pawan Ke"
2000 Anand Bakshi Taal - "Ishq Bina"

See also


  1. ^ "IIFA Awards 2016: The Complete List of Winners". CNN-News18. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2016.

External links

Mere Rashke Qamar

"Mere Rashke Qamar" (Urdu: میرے رشک قمر‬‎; Hindi: "मेरे रश्के क़मर") is a ghazal-qawwali written by Urdu poet Fana Buland Shehri and composed by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. It was first performed in 1988 by Khan, and popularized by him and his nephew Rahat Fateh Ali Khan several times in different concerts.

Ramajogayya Sastry

Ramajogayya Sastry Darivemula (born 24 August 1970) is an Indian film lyricist, known for his works in Telugu cinema.

Tere Naam

Tere Naam (English: In your name) is a 2003 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film directed by Satish Kaushik. Written by Bala and Jainendra Jain, the film stars Salman Khan and Bhumika Chawla in her Hindi film debut. The film is a remake of Bala's own Tamil film Sethu (1999).The film was based on a real life incident of a friend of Bala's, who had fallen in love, lost his mind and ended up at a mental asylum.Tere Naam was released on 15 August 2003. Khan was praised for his role of Radhe Mohan and the role is widely considered to be his finest performance till date. Tere Naam was nominated for a total of 24 Awards, winning 7 of them, including 8 Filmfare Award nominations. In 2011 Kaushik announced a sequel to Tere Naam, thus he is currently working on the script.

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