IIFA Award for Best Director

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IIFA Award for Best Director
Awarded for "Excellence in cinematic direction achievement"
Country India
Presented by International Indian Film Academy
First awarded 2000 (for direction in films released during the 1999 film season)
Currently held by Sanjay Leela Bhansali,
Bajirao Mastani (2016)
Official website iifa.com

The IIFA Best Director Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the ceremony. The nominations for the category are given by the film fraternity. Sanjay Leela Bhansali has 4 and Rajkumar Hirani with 3 awards.Rakesh Roshan and Ashutosh Gowariker has the most wins with 2 awards.

The winners are listed below:-

Year Director Film
2000 Sanjay Leela Bhansali Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
2001 Rakesh Roshan Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai
2002 Ashutosh Gowarikar Lagaan
2003 Sanjay Leela Bhansali Devdas
2004 Rakesh Roshan Koi... Mil Gaya
2005 Yash Chopra Veer-Zaara
2006 Sanjay Leela Bhansali Black
2007 Rajkumar Hirani Lage Raho Munna Bhai
2008 Shimit Amin Chak De India
2009 Ashutosh Gowarikar Jodhaa Akbar
2010 Rajkumar Hirani 3 Idiots
2011 Karan Johar My Name Is Khan
2012 Zoya Akhtar Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2013 Anurag Basu Barfi!
2014 Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
2015 Rajkumar Hirani PK
2016 Sanjay Leela Bhansali Bajirao Mastani

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