The IIFA Awards brought the best and brightest of tinsel town to Toronto, Canada, this past weekend, for three days of star-studded ceremonies. If you missed even a moment of the three day extravaganza, fear not - Bollycurry comes to the rescue! Read on for the scorecard from the awards ceremony and see if it matches up with your predictions.
The mega-hit Dabangg
, casting macho Salman Khan,
swept the floor despite the evident absence of the Khan family at the event.Best film: Dabangg
Best Performance [Negative role]:
Sonu SoodBest Screenplay Award:
Abhinav Kashyap and Dilip ShuklaFloriana IIFA Award For Best Playback Female Singer [Munni Badnaam Hui]:
Mamta SharmaBest Playback Song [Tere Mast Mast Do Nain]:
Rahat Fateh Ali KhanBest Music Direction:
Sajid-Wajid and Lalit PanditBest Debut-Female [Dabangg]:
Sonakshi SinhaBest Choreography Award [Munni Badnaam Hui]:
Farah KhanBest Action [Dabangg]:
S VijayanBest Sound Re-Recording [Dabangg]:
However, Sallu did not bag the Best Actor award, which instead went to 'Baadshah' Shah Rukh Khan! His hit film My Name is Khan
also bagged its fair share of accolades.Best Actor-Male [My Name is Khan]:
Shah Rukh Khan Best Director [My Name is Khan]:
Karan JoharBest Lyrics [Sajda and Noor-e-Khuda]:
Niranjan IyengarBest Story [My Name is Khan]:
Shivani BhatijaBest Background Score [My Name is Khan]:
Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy
And then, to the dismay of Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor and all the other usual prospects, the Best Actress award was presented to the talented Anushka Sharma, for playing the bubbly Shruti Kakkar in end of year release, Band Baja Baaraat
.Best Actor-Female [Band Baja Baaraat]:
Anuskha SharmaBest Debut-Male [Band Baja Baaraat]:
Ranveer SinghBest Costume Designing [Band Baja Baaraat]:
Niharika KhanBest Song Recording [Ainvayi Ainvayi]:
Vijay DayalBest Editing [Band Baja Baaraat]:
Namrata RaoHottest Pair 2011:
Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh
The film Robot
managed to grab some awards too, although not enough to be declared acclaimed. Best Make-up [for Rajnikanth]:
BanuBest Art Direction [Robot]:
Sabu Cyril Best Special Effects [Robot]:
Telly queen Ekta Kapoor's first Bollywood film, Love, Sex Aur Dhokha
which was received with widespread surprise and consequent praise, too won itself a trophy. Best Sound Recording [Love, Sex Aur Dhokha] :
Moving on from Ekta to her protege, Prachi Desai after stealing hearts on small screen, has enamored one and all with her performance in Once Upon a Time in Mumbai.
Best Performance in a Supporting Role-Female [Once Upon a time in Mumbai]:
Prachi DesaiBest Performance in a Supporting Role-Male [Rajneeti]:
Hrithik Roshan's Guzaarish
did not go empty handed either.Best Cinematography [Guzaarish]:
And finally, Ritesh Deshmukh walked away with Best Actor in a Comic Role [Housefull].
Apart from those regular awards, here's a list of the specials. 50 Years Award:
Dharmendra DeolOutstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema [40 years]:
Sharmila TagoreGreen Globe Award [fighting against global warming]:
Priyanka ChopraAchievement in International Cinema:
Irffan KhanLifetime Achievement Award:
Several stars also took the stage to give the audience powerful performances and make the night a memorable one. Kangana Ranaut donned her perky Tanu Weds Manu
avatar for a dance; Sunny, Bobby and Dharemendra Deol shook a leg in honor of the senior star's Golden Jubilee Award; Bipasha set the stage ablaze with her take on the item songs of the year; Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha participated in what was dubbed as the 'Debuts of the Year Dance Challenge'; Priyanka Chopra gave a fitting tribute to the living legend Asha Bhonsle by dancing to her hits from then and now; and Shah Rukh Khan - ever the fan favorite - took part in an interactive medley with the audience rather than dancing for them because of his fractured knee.
The promo of Love Break Ups Zindagi
was showcased during the awards, and the weekend included several other international premieres.Hope you enjoyed that quick trip through IIFA 2011 in Toronto - stay tuned as BollyCurry continues to keep you posted on all the headlines that emerged from the weekend's festivities!
Author: Shikha A & Harjot D.
Editor(s): Lola & Naseem.