11th IIFA Awards

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11th IIFA Awards
Date3 June 2010 (2010-06-03)
5 June 2010 (2010-06-05)
SiteSugathadasa Stadium
Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo
Hosted by
Best Picture3 Idiots
Best DirectionRajkumar Hirani
(3 Idiots)
Best ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Best ActressKareena Kapoor and Vidya Balan
(3 Idiots) and (Paa)
Most awards3 Idiots (16)
Most nominations3 Idiots (22)
Television coverage
ChannelStar Plus
NetworkSTAR TV

The 2010 IIFA Awards, officially the 11th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honoured the best films of 2009 and took place between 3 – 5 June 2010. The official ceremony took place on 5 June 2010, at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka.[1][2] During the ceremony, IIFA Awards were awarded in 23 competitive categories. The ceremony was televised in India and internationally on Star Plus. The ceremony was hosted by Boman Irani, Ritesh Deshmukh and Lara Dutta.

In related events, the IIFA Music and Fashion Extravaganza took place on 4 June 2010 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. During the event, all technical awards were presented to the winners.

3 Idiots won sixteen awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, making it the most awarded film in IIFA award history. Other winners were Aladin, Love Aaj Kal and Paa with three awards and Wake Up Sid, Delhi-6, Kaminey, Dev.D, Kal Kissne Dekha and All the Best: Fun Begins with one.


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 Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2011.[3] The award ceremonies are held in various places around the world.

Winners of and nominees[edit]

Rajkumar Hirani, Best Director winner
Amitabh Bachchan, Best Actor winner
Kareena Kapoor, Co-Best Actress winner
Vidya Balan receiving an IIFA Award in 2006 for Parineeta
Vidya Balan, Co-Best Actress winner
Sharman Joshi, Best Supporting Actor winner
Salman Khan walking the ramp for designer Sanjana Jon (2009)
Salman Khan, Habitat Humanity Ambassadorship Award winner

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

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

Musical awards[edit]

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

Backstage awards[edit]

Best Story Best Screenplay
Best Dialogue

Technical awards[edit]

Best Art Direction Best Action
Best Cinematographer Best Choreography
Best Costume Design Best Editing
  • Love Aaj Kal – Anaita Shroff Adajania and Dolly Ahluwalia
Best Makeup Best Sound Recording
  • Paa – Christien Tinsley and Domini Till
  • 3 Idiots – Bishwadeep Chatterjee and Nihal Ranjan Samel
Best Sound Re-Recording Best Special Effects
  • Aladin – Charles Darby and Eyecube Labs

Special awards[edit]

Green Globe Award[edit]

Habitat Humanity Ambassadorship Award[edit]

  • Superstar Salman Khan

Outstanding Achievement in Cinema[edit]

Multiple nominations and awards[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Colombo gets ready for IIFA 2010". Sunday Times. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  2. ^ "IIFA 2020 Colombo". International Indian Film Academy. Archived from the original on 4 June 2010. Retrieved 3 June 2010.
  3. ^ "Toronto to host 2011 IIFA Awards". The Indian Express. 10 December 2009. Retrieved 3 February 2019.

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