Nominations announced for the Micromax IIFA Awards 2010

Nominations announced for the Micromax IIFA Awards 2010 at the Videocon IIFA Weekend in Colombo, Sri Lanka Paa, Love Aaj Kal and 3 Idiots lead the Popular category nominations tally

Monday, May 10, 2010 | 5:43:51 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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After a successful year for Indian cinema, ie 2009, with stellar performances at the box office, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) has announced the nominations for the IIFA Awards 2010.

There was much ado about the venue for this award ceremony - wherein Ireland had been a strong contender to begin with, while Korea had bagged the honor transiently, but Sri Lanka it was that got the final nod from authorities, earlier in March.

The 11th celebrations of the Videocon IIFA Weekend and Micromax IIFA Awards will be held in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo from June 3rd – 5th, 2010.

Meanwhile, the technical awards' winners have been declared, with 3 Idiots sweeping as many as 8 awards all for themselves, including Best Screenplay, Best Background Score, Best Dialog, Best Editing and Best Cinematography. Saif's Love Aaj Kal and Sujoy Ghosh's Aladin got 2 each. The winning contenders will receive their due honors at the ceremony itself.

Also, the nomination lists for the popular award categories have been announced. Without further delay, we bring to you the same!

Nominations for IIFA 2010


Best Film

Vidhu Vinod Chopra- 3 Idiots

Boney Kapoor- Wanted

Anurag Kashyap & Ronnie Screwvala – Dev D

Vishal Bharadwaj & Ronnie Screwvala- Kaminey

Sunil Manchanda & AB Corp-PAA


Best Direction

Rajkumar Hirani- 3 Idiots

Anurag Kashyap- Dev D

Ayan Mukerji- Wake Up Sid

Vishal Bharadwaj-Kaminey

Imtiaz Ali- Love Aaj Kal



Performance in a Leading Role –Male

Aamir Khan- 3 Idiots

Amitabh Bachchan- Paa

Saif Ali Khan- Love Aaj Kal

Salman Khan- Wanted

Shahid Kapoor- Kaminey

Ranbir Kapoor-Wake Up Sid


Performance in a Leading Role – Female

Kareena Kapoor- 3 Idiots

Priyanka Chopra- Kaminey

Deepika Padukone-Love Aaj Kal

Vidya Balan-Paa

Mahie Gill- Dev D


Performance in Supporting Role- Male

Sharman Joshi- 3 Iidiots

Irrfan- New York

R. Madhavan- 3 Idiots

Abhimanyu Singh- Gulaal

Abhishek Bachchan- Paa

Rishi Kapoor- Love Aaj Kal


Performance in Supporting Role- Female

Kalki Koechlin- Dev D

Arundhati Naag- Paa

Divya Dutta- Delhi 6

Supriya Pathak- Wake Up Sid

Kirron Kher- Kurrban


Performance in a Comic Role

Omi Vaidya- 3 Idiots

Ajay Devgn- All The Best

Johny Lever- De Dana Dan

Govinda- Life Partner

Sanjay Dutt- All The Best


Performance in a Negative Role

Boman Irani- 3 Idiots

Amol Gupte- Kaminey

Prakash Raj- Wanted

Kay Kay Menon- Gulaal

Arya Babbar- Jail


Music Direction

Shantanu Moitra- 3 Idiots

A.R.Rehman- Delhi 6

Pritam- Love Aaj Kal

Amit Trivedi- Dev D

Vishal Bharadwaj- Kaminey


Best Story

Abhijat Joshi,Raj Kumar Hirani & Vidu Vinod Chopra- 3 Idiots

Ayan Mukherji- Wake Up Sid

Anurag Kashyap & Vikramaditya Motwane- Dev D

Imtiaz Ali- Love Aaj Kal

R.Balki- Paa


Best Lyrics

Swanand Kirkire- 3 Idiots

Prasoon Joshi- Delhi 6

Irshad Kamil- Love Aaj Kal

Gulzar- Kaminey

Amitabh Bhattacharya- Dev D


Playback Singer-Male

Shaan- Behti Hawa Sa Tha Who (3 Idiots)

Mohit Chauhan- Masakali  (Delhi 6)

Sonu Nigam- All Izz Well  (3 Idiots)

Atif Aslam- Tu Jaane Na ( Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani)

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan-Aaj Din Chadiya  (Love Aaj Kal)

Sukhvinder Singh & Vishal Dadlani- Dan Te Nan (Kaminey)


Playback Singer- Female

Shreya Ghoshal- Zoobi Doobi ( 3 Idiots)

Kavita Seth- Ek Tara (Wake Up Sid)

Rekha Bharadwaj- Sasural Genda Phool ( Delhi 6)

Sunidhi Chauhan – Chor Baazari (Love Aaj Kal)

Shilpa Rao- Moodi Moodi ( Paa)

Tulsi Kumar-Hafiz Khuda (8X10 Tasveer)

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Posted on: 25 October 2010 at 10:27pm
it feels like most of these films released 10yrs ago lol

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Posted on: 08 October 2010 at 2:32pm
thank for the news...............

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Posted on: 16 May 2010 at 3:48pm
I hope shahid & priyanka win.

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Posted on: 12 May 2010 at 11:46pm
I really hope Priyanka Chopra, Shahid Kapoor and Shreya Ghoshal win the awards.

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Posted on: 11 May 2010 at 5:50am
i dont care who wins b/c most of the time i get upset with the results..
im looking forward to the performances though :D

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Posted on: 11 May 2010 at 5:37am
best of luck kareena
i love you bebo

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Posted on: 11 May 2010 at 3:57am
bt whrz my apkgk..??:'(

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Posted on: 11 May 2010 at 3:34am
Hope Priyanka and Shahid win :)

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Posted on: 10 May 2010 at 11:38pm
no Ajab Prem... for best music!!! Shocked!

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