12th IIFA Awards

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12th IIFA Awards
IIFA 2011 Logo.jpg
The official logo of the 12th IIFA Awards
Date 23 June 2011 (2011-06-23)
25 June 2011 (2011-06-25)
Site Rogers Centre
Ricoh Coliseum, Toronto
Host
Highlights
Best Picture Dabangg
Best Direction Karan Johar
(My Name is Khan)
Best Actor Shahrukh Khan
(My Name is Khan)
Best Actress Anushka Sharma
(Band Baaja Baaraat)
Most awards Dabangg (10)
Most nominations Dabangg (15)
Television coverage
Channel Star Plus
Network STAR TV
Duration 2 hours, 47 minutes
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The 2011 IIFA Awards, officially the 12th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honoured the best films of 2010 and took place between June 23–25, 2011. The official ceremony took place on June 25, 2011, at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada. During the ceremony, IIFA Awards were awarded in 24 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 fourth time.

In related events, the IIFA Music and Fashion Extravaganza took place on June 24, 2011 at the Ricoh Coliseum. The event was hosted by Karan Johar (Best Director winner) and Anushka Sharma (Best Performance in a Leading Role Female winner). During the event, all technical awards and one musical award were presented to the winners.

Dabangg won ten awards, three of which were popular awards: (Best Picture, Best Performance in a Negative Role and Female Debutant Star.) Both Band Baaja Baaraat and Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai won ten awards. Other multiple winners included Guzaarish with six awards and I Hate Luv Storys, Robot and Udaan, with three awards each. In addition, Housefull and Love Sex aur Dhokha, each received one award.

Background[edit]

This was the first time the IIFA Awards were held in Canada and North America. Toronto's large South Asian population likely influenced the choice as a host city (Ontario is the province with the most Indo-Canadians at 573,250[1] with 484,655 in the Greater Toronto Area). The award ceremonies are held in various places around the world and has not necessarily been held in locale with a large South Asian population.

The awards ceremony was telecasted on 24 July 2011 on Star Plus.[2]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Dabangg (Best Movie )
Karan Johar (Best Director for My Name is Khan)
Prachi Desai (Best Supporting Actress for Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai)
Arjun Rampal (Best Supporting Actor for Raajneeti)

The list of winners of the awards is given below. Winners are listed first, and highlighted in boldface.[3]

Popular awards[edit]

Best Picture Best Director
Best Performance In A Leading Role Male Best Performance In A Leading Role Female
Best Performance In A Supporting Role Male Best Performance In A Supporting Role Female
Best Performance In A Comic Role Best Performance In A Negative Role
Male Debutant Star Female Debutant Star

Music[edit]

Best Music Director Best Lyrics
Best Male Playback Singer Best Female Playback Singer
Best Background Score Best Song Recording

Technical[edit]

Best Story Best Screenplay
Best Dialogue

Technical awards[edit]

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
  • Robot – Indian Artists

Special awards[edit]

Dharmendra at IIFA press conference.
Dharmendra, Male Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Green Globe Award[edit]

  • Priyanka Chopra

Star Plus Hottest Pair[edit]

Outstanding Achievement in Cinema[edit]

Lifetime Achievement Award[edit]

Multiple nominations and awards[edit]

Presenters and performers[edit]

The awards ceremony in the Rogers Centre

The following individuals presented awards or performed musical numbers.

Presenters[edit]

Performers[edit]

Controversies[edit]

Shahrukh Khan and stagecrasher[edit]

While co-hosting the Music Awards, a man jumped on stage and clamped himself to Shahrukh Khan's injured leg. He was later removed from the stage, when Shahrukh said "You're hurting my leg. Please move!". But, Shahrukh did agree to meet after the show upon the request of the man.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "IIFA Awards 2011". Star Plus. 
  3. ^ "The 12th IIFA Awards (2011) Nominees and Winners". iifa.com. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 

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