8th IIFA Awards
|8th IIFA Awards|
The official logo of the 2007 IIFA Awards
|Date||7 June 2007
9 June 2007
|Site||Hallam FM Arena
|Best Picture||Rang De Basanti|
|Best Direction||Rajkumar Hirani
(Lage Raho Munna Bhai)
|Best Actor||Hrithik Roshan
|Best Actress||Rani Mukerji
(Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna)
|Most awards||Rang De Basanti (11)|
|Most nominations||Rang De Basanti (21)|
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.
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).
- 1 Background
- 2 Winners and nominees
- 2.1 Popular awards
- 2.2 Musical awards
- 2.3 Backstage awards
- 2.4 Technical awards
- 2.5 Special awards
- 3 Multiple nominations and awards
- 4 References
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. The award ceremonies are held in various places around the world.
Winners and nominees
|Best Music Director||Best Lyrics|
|Best Male Playback Singer||Best Female Playback Singer|
|Best Song Recording||Best Background score|
|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|
Most Glamorous Star
Creative Person of the Year Award
Special Award for Best Adaptation
Outstanding Achievement by an Indian in International Cinema
Lifetime Achievement Award
Multiple nominations and awards
The following eleven films received multiple nominations:
The following films received multiple awards:
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