The International Indian Film Academy Awards (also known as the IIFA Awards) are a set of awards presented annually by the International Indian Film Academy to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in Bollywood, the Hindi language film industry. Instituted in 2000, the ceremony is held in different countries around the world every year with the most recent one being held at the Siam Niramit Theatre in Bangkok, Thailand on 22-24 June 2018.
The IIFA Utsavam is the South Indian segment of the annual IIFA Awards. The awards were introduced in 2016, around the films released in 2015. The 1st IIFA Utsavam was held on 24 and 25 January 2016 at the Gachibowli Athletic Stadium, Hyderabad, India.
|19th IIFA Awards|
|Awarded for||Excellence in cinematic achievements for Bollywood|
|Presented by||International Indian Film Academy|
|Network||Sony TV |
|Produced by||Wizcraft International|
The first awards were presented in 2000 at The Millennium Dome in London, United Kingdom. From then onwards, the awards are held at locations around the world signifying the international success of Bollywood. Since 2000, the event has expanded from a one-night event to a three-day celebration, hosting various events and activities relating to the Indian film industry.
These awards honour films from the previous calendar year. Amitabh Bachchan is the Brand Ambassador of the IIFA since its inception. In its 10th year (2009), five special awards were introduced: Star of the Decade (Male and Female), Movie of the Decade, Music of the Decade, and Director of the Decade.
The following is a listing of all International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremonies since 2000. *For the details of Best Picture winners and Hosts for the IIFA Utsavam ceremonies, please follow the link to the respective ceremonies.
|Ceremony||Date||Best Picture winner||Host(s)||Venue||City||Continents|
|1st IIFA Awards||24 June 2000||Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam||Yukta Mookhey
|Millennium Dome||London, United Kingdom||Europe|
|2nd IIFA Awards||16 June 2001||Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai||Priyanka Chopra
|Super Bowl Arena||Sun City, South Africa||Africa|
|3rd IIFA Awards||6 April 2002||Lagaan||Lara Dutta||Arena of Stars||Genting Highlands, Malaysia||Asia|
|4th IIFA Awards||17 May 2003||Devdas||Anil Kapoor
|Coca-Cola Dome||Johannesburg, South Africa||Africa|
|5th IIFA Awards||22 May 2004||Kal Ho Naa Ho||Rahul Khanna||Singapore Indoor Stadium||Singapore||Asia|
|6th IIFA Awards||11 June 2005||Veer-Zaara||Shahrukh Khan
|Amsterdam Arena||Amsterdam, Netherlands||Europe|
|7th IIFA Awards||17 June 2006||Black||Fardeen Khan
|Dubai International Convention Centre||Dubai, United Arab Emirates||Asia|
|8th IIFA Awards||9 June 2007||Rang De Basanti||Boman Irani
|Hallam FM Arena||Sheffield, United Kingdom||Europe|
|9th IIFA Awards||8 June 2008||Chak De! India||Boman Irani
|Siam Paragon||Bangkok, Thailand||Asia|
|10th IIFA Awards||13 June 2009||Jodhaa Akbar||Boman Irani
|The Venetian Macao||Macau|
|11th IIFA Awards||5 June 2010||3 Idiots||Sugathadasa Stadium||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|12th IIFA Awards||25 June 2011||Dabangg||Boman Irani
|Rogers Centre||Toronto, Canada||North America|
|13th IIFA Awards||9 June 2012||Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara||Shahid Kapoor
|Singapore Indoor Stadium||Singapore||Asia|
|14th IIFA Awards||6 July 2013||Barfi!||Shahrukh Khan
|The Venetian Macao||Macau|
|15th IIFA Awards||26 April 2014||Bhaag Milkha Bhaag||Shahid Kapoor
|Raymond James Stadium||Tampa, United States||North America|
|16th IIFA Awards||7 June 2015||Queen||Arjun Kapoor
|Putra Indoor Stadium||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Asia|
|17th IIFA Awards||25 June 2016||Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Shahid Kapoor
|18th IIFA Awards||14-15 July 2017||Neerja||Karan Johar||MetLife Stadium||East Rutherford, New Jersey|
|19th IIFA Awards||22-24 June 2018||Tumhari Sulu||Karan Johar
|Siam Niramit Theatre||Bangkok, Thailand||Asia|
The 2010 IIFA Awards, officially the 11th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honoured the best films of 2009 and took place between June 3 – 5, 2010. The official ceremony took place on June 5, 2010, at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. During the ceremony, IIFA Awards were awarded in 23 competitive categories. The ceremony was televised in India and internationally on Star Plus. The ceremony was hosted by Boman Irani, Ritesh Deshmukh and Lara Dutta.
In related events, the IIFA Music and Fashion Extravaganza took place on June 4, 2010 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. During the event, all technical awards were presented to the winners.
3 Idiots won sixteen awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, making it the most awarded film in IIFA award history. Other winners were Aladin, Love Aaj Kal and Paa with three awards and Wake Up Sid, Kal Kissne Dekha, Kaminey, Dev.D, Delhi-6 and All the Best: Fun Begins with one.17th IIFA Awards
The 2016 IIFA Awards, officially known as the 17th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honouring the best Hindi films of 2015, took place on 25 June 2016. The official ceremony took place on 25 June 2016 in IFEMA, Madrid, Spain. The nominations were announced on 26 May 2016.18th IIFA Awards
The 2017 IIFA Awards, officially known as the 18th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honouring the best Hindi films of 2016, occurred in MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on 14–15 July 2017. It is first time that the awards held there.1st IIFA Awards
The first-ever International Indian Film Academy Awards is officially known as 1st IIFA Awards. The award ceremony was held in 2000 at the Millennium Dome in London. It took place on 24 June 2000. During the ceremony, IIFA Awards were awarded in 26 competitive categories.
The ceremony was co-hosted by Yukta Mookhey and Anupam Kher. A lot of world artists dazzled the Millennium Dome with their presence and performances. Jackie Chan, Angelina Jolie, Thora Birch, Kylie Minogue, Finley Quaye, Miranda Richardson, Sussanah York, Talvin Singh, Ashok Amritraj amongst many other. Millions across the world watched the IIFA Awards 2000 LIVE telecast.IIFA Award for Best Action
The IIFA Best Action is a technical award chosen ahead of the ceremonies.
The winners are listed below:-IIFA Award for Best Choreography
The IIFA Award for Best Choreography is a technical award chosen ahead of the main International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremonies. Saroj Khan received the first choreography award in 2000.
Including the 2012 awards, Farah Khan has won six times, whilst Vaibhavi Merchant, Bosco Martis and Caesar Gonsalves have two awards each.
The winners are listed below:-IIFA Award for Best Cinematography
The IIFA Best Cinematography is a technical award chosen ahead of the ceremonies.
The winners are listed below:-IIFA Award for Best Director
The IIFA Best Director Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the ceremony. The nominations for the category are given by the film fraternity.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali has 4 and Rajkumar Hirani with 3 awards.Rakesh Roshan and Ashutosh Gowariker has the most wins with 2 awards.
The winners are listed below:-IIFA Award for Best Editing
The IIFA Best Editing is a technical award chosen ahead of the ceremonies.
The winners are listed below:-IIFA Award for Best Music Director
The IIFA Best Music Director Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the actual ceremony.IIFA Award for Best Screenplay
The IIFA Best Screenplay Award is a technical award chosen ahead of the ceremonies.
The winners are listed below:-IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Male
The IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Male is given by the International Indian Film Academy as part of its annual award ceremony to recognise a male actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in his debut film. Originally known as the "IIFA Award for Fresh Face of the Year (Male)", it was officially given its new title in 2006. During its inaugural year in 2001, four separate actors were presented with an award.IIFA Award for Style Icon of the Year
The IIFA Style Icon Award is chosen by the viewers and was given on behalf of Samsung and then IDEA later on. The recipient also gets prizes such as a TV.
The winners are listed below-IIFA Lifetime Achievement Award
The IIFA Lifetime Achievement Award is an Indian cinema prize, one of International Indian Film Academy Awards.
The recipients of this award are listed below.