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The IIFA Best Lyricist Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the actual ceremony. The award is given in the current year but the winner is awarded for the previous year.

IIFA Award for Best Music Director
Amitabh Bhattacharya Official .jpg
The 2019 Recipient: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Awarded forBest Performance by a Lyricist
CountryIndia
Presented byInternational Indian Film Academy
First awardedAnand Bakshi for "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam"
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (2000)
Currently held byAmitabh Bhattacharya for "Dhadak"
Dhadak (2019)
Websitehttp://www.iifa.com

SuperlativesEdit

 
Javed Akhtar has the record for maximum wins.

Javed Akhtar has the most wins with 6 awards. He also holds the record for most consecutive wins from 2001-02, 2004-05 and 2008-09 contributing to six awards.

Superlative Lyricist Record
Most awards in 2000s Javed Akhtar 6
(out of 10)
Most awards in 2010s Amitabh Bhattacharya 3
(out of 10)

List of WinnersEdit

The winners are listed below:

Year Lyricist Film
2019 Amitabh Bhattacharya Dhadak"Dhadak"
2018 Manoj Muntashir Baadshaho"Mere Rashke Qamar"
2017 Amitabh Bhattacharya Ae Dil Hai Mushkil"Channa Mereya"
2016 Varun Grover Dum Laga Ke Haisha"Moh Moh Ke Dhaage"[1]
2015 Manoj Muntashir Ek Villain"Galliyan"
2014 Mithoon Aashiqui 2"Tum Hi Ho"
2013 Amitabh Bhattacharya Agneepath"Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin"
2012 Irshad Kamil Rockstar"Nadaan Parindey"
2011 Niranjan Iyengar My Name Is Khan"Sajda"
2010 Swanand Kirkire 3 Idiots"Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh"
2009 Javed Akhtar Jodhaa Akbar"Jashn-E-Bahara"
2008 Javed Akhtar Om Shanti Om"Main Agar Kahoon"
2007 Prasoon Joshi Rang De Basanti"Rubaroo"
2006 Gulzar Bunty Aur Babli"Kajra Re"
2005 Javed Akhtar Swades - "Pal Pal Hai Bhari"
Sayeed Quadri Murder"Bheege Honth"
2004 Javed Akhtar Kal Ho Naa Ho"Kal Ho Naa Ho"
2003 Nusrat Badr Devdas"Dola Re Dola"
2002 Javed Akhtar Lagaan"Radha Kaise Na Jale"
2001 Javed Akhtar Refugee"Panchi Nadiya Pawan Ke"
2000 Anand Bakshi Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam"Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam"

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IIFA Awards 2016: The Complete List of Winners". CNN-News18. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2016.

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