International Indian Film Academy Awards

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.[1]

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.[2]

IIFA Awards
19th IIFA Awards
IIFA trophy
Awarded forExcellence in cinematic achievements for Bollywood
CountryIndia
Presented byInternational Indian Film Academy
First awarded2000
Websiteiifa.com
Television/radio coverage
NetworkSony TV
STAR Plus
Colors TV
Produced byWizcraft International

History

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.[3]

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.[4]

Awards ceremonies

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
Anupam Kher
Millennium Dome London, United Kingdom Europe
2nd IIFA Awards 16 June 2001 Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai Priyanka Chopra
Kabir Bedi
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
Dia Mirza
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
Fardeen Khan
Karan Johar
Amsterdam Arena Amsterdam, Netherlands Europe
7th IIFA Awards 17 June 2006 Black Fardeen Khan
Lara Dutta
Dubai International Convention Centre Dubai, United Arab Emirates Asia
8th IIFA Awards 9 June 2007 Rang De Basanti Boman Irani
Lara Dutta
Hallam FM Arena Sheffield, United Kingdom Europe
9th IIFA Awards 8 June 2008 Chak De! India Boman Irani
Ritesh Deshmukh
Siam Paragon Bangkok, Thailand Asia
10th IIFA Awards 13 June 2009 Jodhaa Akbar Boman Irani
Ritesh Deshmukh
Lara Dutta
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
Ritesh Deshmukh
Rogers Centre Toronto, Canada North America
13th IIFA Awards 9 June 2012 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Shahid Kapoor
Farhan Akhtar
Singapore Indoor Stadium Singapore Asia
14th IIFA Awards 6 July 2013 Barfi! Shahrukh Khan
Shahid Kapoor
The Venetian Macao Macau
15th IIFA Awards 26 April 2014 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Shahid Kapoor
Farhan Akhtar
Raymond James Stadium Tampa, United States North America
16th IIFA Awards 7 June 2015 Queen Arjun Kapoor
Ranveer Singh
Putra Indoor Stadium Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Asia
17th IIFA Awards 25 June 2016 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Shahid Kapoor
Farhan Akhtar[5]
IFEMA Madrid, Spain Europe
18th IIFA Awards 14-15 July 2017[6] Neerja Karan Johar

Saif Ali Khan[7]

MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, New Jersey

North America

19th IIFA Awards 22-24 June 2018 Tumhari Sulu Karan Johar
Riteish Deshmukh
Siam Niramit Theatre Bangkok, Thailand Asia

Awards

Popular awards

Special awards

Technical awards

Records and facts

See also

References

  1. ^ Sanghavi, Hema. "19th IIFA Awards Announced. Here's The Full List Of Winners". BookMyShow. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  2. ^ "IIFA Utsavam 2016: Baahubali and Thani Oruvan win maximum number of awards".
  3. ^ "IIFA AWARDS 2012 Singapore Watch Online". BoloIndia. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2012-07-20.
  4. ^ "Golden Decade Honours to be given at IIFA 2009". Thaindian.com. 2009-05-24. Retrieved 2011-06-26.
  5. ^ PTI (26 June 2016). "IIFA 2016: Hosts Farhan, Shahid poke fun at censor board, award wapsi". The Indian Express. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  6. ^ "WIZCRAFT INTERNATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES IIFA FESTIVAL NEW YORK 2017 - IIFA". IIFA. Retrieved 2017-06-12.
  7. ^ Iyengar, Aarti. "Karan Johar to co-host IIFA 2017 with Saif Ali Khan and we can't contain our excitement!". Retrieved 2017-06-15.

External links

11th IIFA Awards

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.

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