4th IIFA Awards
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|4th IIFA Awards|
|Date||17 May 2003|
|Site||Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Hosted by||Anil Kapoor and Dia Mirza|
|Best Direction||Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Best Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Best Actress||Aishwarya Rai|
|Most awards||Devdas (16)|
The 2003 IIFA Awards, officially known as the 4th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honoured the best films of 2002 and took place on 17 May 2003.
In 2003, IIFA returned to South Africa. This time, the sun-kissed shores of Johannesburg was the destination.
For the IIFA Forum, Ramesh Sippy, Smita Thackeray, Kunal Dasgupta, Shyam Shroff and Harish Dayani sat together with moderator Vir Sanghvi and discussed piracy and explored new revenue streams for the industry.
The first-ever IIFA Foundation Charity Celebrity Cricket Match was organized at the Centurion Grounds. It was supported by the entire IIFA contingent, consisting of Indian and South African film stars, celebrities, cricketers, government leaders, IIFA’s South African partners and Indian and South African fans.
The IIFA Awards ceremony shone bright at the Dome at Northgate. The evening was a stunning showcase of talent and Indian charisma. Hosts Anil Kapoor and Dia Mirza swept the audience with charm. Las Ketchup, Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Shilpa Shetty, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan and Ajay Jadeja set a scorching pace with their electrifying performances. With the light of a million stars shining down upon it, this edition of the IIFA Awards 2003 closed.
Winners and nominees
Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.
|Best Music Director||Best Lyrics|
|Best Male Playback Singer||Best Female Playback Singer|
|Best Song Recording||Best Background score|
|Best Dialogue||Best Screenplay|
|Best Cinematographer||Best Choreography|
|Best Costume Design||Best Editing|
|Best Makeup||Best Sound Recording|
|Best Sound Re-Recording||Best Special Effects|
|Best Art Direction||Best Action|
Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema
Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema
Outstanding Achievement by an Indian in South Africa
- Ajay Gupta – MD, Sahara Computers, SA
Samsung Style Diva of the Year
Samsung Style Icon of the Year
Fresh Faces Of The Year
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- Adarsh, Taran (May 2003). "Stars Descend on Johannesburg". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 9 June 2003. Retrieved 16 March 2021.