9th IIFA Awards
The 2008 IIFA Awards, officially known as the 9th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honoured the best films of 2007 and took place between June 6 – 8, 2008. The official ceremony took place on June 8, 2008, at the Siam Paragon in Bangkok, Thailand. During the ceremony, IIFA Awards were awarded in 27 competitive categories. The ceremony was televised in India and internationally on Star Plus. Actors Boman Irani and Ritesh Deshmukh co-hosted the ceremony for the first time.
|9th IIFA Awards|
The official logo of the 2008 IIFA Awards
|Date||6 June 2008
8 June 2008
|Best Picture||Chak De! India|
|Best Direction||Shimit Amin
(Chak De! India)
|Best Actor||Shahrukh Khan
(Chak De! India)
|Best Actress||Kareena Kapoor
(Jab We Met)
|Most awards||Chak De! India (9)|
|Most nominations||Chak De! India (14)|
The IIFA Music and Fashion Extravaganza took place on June 7, 2008, as did the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum. On June 6th, The IIFA World Premiere was held at Major Cineplex, Bangkok which showcased Sarkar Raj, starring Indian Film icons Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, directed by Ram Gopal Varma.
Chak De! India won nine awards, three of which were popular awards: Best Picture, Best Performance In A Leading Role Male and Best Director. Om Shanti Om won six awards. Other multiple winners included Life in a... Metro with three awards and Jab We Met, Shootout at Lokhandwala, Guru and Saawariya, with two awards each. In addition, Partner received one award (Best Performance In A Comic Role).
The awards began in 2000 and the first ceremony was held in London at The Millennium Dome. From then on the awards were held at locations around the world signifying the international success of Bollywood. The next award ceremony was announced to be held in Macau, Hong Kong in 2009. The award ceremonies are held in various places around the world.
Winners and nomineesEdit
|Best Music Director||Best Lyrics|
|Best Male Playback Singer||Best Female Playback Singer|
|Best Story||Best Screenplay|
|Best Art Direction||Best Action|
|Best Cinematographer||Best Choreography|
|Best Costume Design||Best Editing|
|Best Makeup||Best Sound Recording|
|Best Sound Re-Recording||Best Special Effects|
IIFA Award for Style Diva of the YearEdit
IIFA Award for Style Icon of the YearEdit
IIFA Fresh Face of the Year AwardEdit
Outstanding Contribution to Indian CinemaEdit
Outstanding Contribution by an Indian in International CinemaEdit
Achievement in Indian CinemaEdit
Multiple nominations and awardsEdit
The following eleven films received multiple nominations:
The following four films received multiple awards:
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