8th IIFA Awards

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8th IIFA Awards
Iifa 2007 logo.jpg
The official logo of the 2007 IIFA Awards
Date 7 June 2007 (2007-06-07)
9 June 2007 (2007-06-09)
Site Hallam FM Arena
Sheffield, England
Host
Highlights
Best Picture Rang De Basanti
Best Direction Rajkumar Hirani
(Lage Raho Munna Bhai)
Best Actor Hrithik Roshan
(Krrish)
Best Actress Rani Mukerji
(Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna)
Most awards Rang De Basanti (11)
Most nominations Rang De Basanti (21)
Television coverage
Channel Star Plus
Network STAR TV
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The 2007 IIFA Awards, officially known as the 8th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honoured the best films of 2006 and took place between June 7–9, 2007. The official ceremony took place on June 9, 2007, at the Hallam FM Arena in Sheffield, England. During the ceremony, IIFA Awards were awarded in 29 competitive categories. The ceremony was televised in India and internationally on Star Plus. Actors Boman Irani and Lara Dutta co-hosted the ceremony for the first time.

Some other salient events held during this weekend included the IIFA World Premiere, IIFA-BAFTA Film Workshop, FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum and the IIFA Foundation Celebrity Charity Cricket Match.[1]

The tag line of the IIFA 2007 was IIFA 2007: Yorkshire "Love At First Sight".

Rang De Basanti received twenty one nominations out of the total twenty nine and won eleven awards, two of which were popular awards: (Best Picture, Best Performance In A Supporting Role Female) Omkara and Lage Raho Munna Bhai won four awards each. Other multiple winners included Krrish with three awards and Dhoom 2 and Fanaa with two each. In addition movies receiving a single awards included, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna for (Best Performance In A Leading Role Female), Golmaal: Fun Unlimited for (Best Performance In A Comic Role), 36 China Town for (Male Debutant Star) and Gangster for (Female Debutant Star).

Rajkumar Hirani and A. R. Rahman each won three awards in the event.

Background[edit]

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 Bangkok, Thailand in 2008.[2] The award ceremonies are held in various places around the world.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.[1][3]

Popular awards[edit]

Rajkumar Hirani (Best Director)
Hrithik Roshan (Best Actor)
Rani Mukerji (Best Actress)
Arshad Warsi (Best Supporting Actor)
Soha Ali Khan (Best Supporting Actress)
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

Musical awards[edit]

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

Backstage awards[edit]

Best Story Best Screenplay
Best Dialogue

Technical awards[edit]

Best Art Direction Best Action
  • Krrish – Tony Siutung and Shyam Kushal
Best Cinematographer Best Choreography
Best Costume Design Best Editing
Best Makeup Best Sound Recording
Best Sound Re-Recording Best Special Effects

Special awards[edit]

[3]

Most Glamorous Star[edit]

Creative Person of the Year Award[edit]

Special Award for Best Adaptation[edit]

Outstanding Achievement by an Indian in International Cinema[edit]

Lifetime Achievement Award[edit]

Multiple nominations and awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ":: Welcome To International Indian Film Academy::". Iifa.com. Retrieved 2012-06-13. 
  2. ^ "Showcase: IIFA 2008 – Thailand". IIFA. Retrieved 2012-06-13. 
  3. ^ a b Andre Soares (2007-06-02). "Indian Film Academy Awards 2007". Altfg.com. Retrieved 2012-06-13.