IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) award has been announced for the year 2010. This award is given every year to the bollywood actors/actress for their outstanding performances in the previous year. IIFA is the only award-ceremony which gives right for voting to the entire film industry and after that, the votes are also opened for the public everywhere around the world. The awards are given according to the performances of previous calendar year.
The first ceremony of these prizes was held at The Millennium Dome in London, United Kingdom and the beginning year was 2000, the starting year of 20th century.
These honors are honored for different categories like Best Actor, Best Actress, Music Director, Director, Best Film, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Lyrics, Playback Singer Male, Best Playback Singer Female etc.
This year it was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka and was the 11th Indian International Film Academy (IIFA) awards 2010.
Last year released Aamir Khan starrer film 3 Idiots was the big winner in that ceremony which got total of 8 honors including Best Film of the year. The super Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was awarded as Best Actor for his role of Progeria afflicted child Auro in Film Paa.
Vidya Balan from Paa and Kareena Kapoor from 3 Idiots jointly shared the Best Female Actress Award on 5th June, 2010. The Best Debut Female Actress award was given to Sri lankan born Bollywood Actress Jacqueline Fernandez for her role in the film Aladin. And Sanjay Dutt received Best Comedian Actor honor for his performance in film ‘All The Best’. Boman Irani received Best Negative Role Performer prize for his role in 3 Idiots.
List of IIFA Awards 2010 Winners
° Best Film – 3 idiots
° The Top Director – Rajkumar Hirani (3 Idiots)
° Actor – Amitabh Bachchan (Paa)
° The Actress – Shared jointly by Vidya Balan (Paa) and Kareena Kapoor (3 Idiots)
° Music Director – A R Rahman (Love Aaj Kal)
° Debut (Male) – Omi Vaidya aka Chatur Ramalingam (3 Idiots), Jackky Bhagnani (Kal Kissne Dekha)
° Top Debut (Female) – Mahie Gill (Dev D)
° Best Male Supporting – Sharman Joshi (3 Idiots)
° Best Female Supporting – Actress Divya Dutta (Dilli 6)
° Top performance in a comic role – Sanjay Dutt (All the Best)
° Best Debut Female Actress – Jacqueline Fernandez (Aladin)
° Best Singer (Male) – Shaan (Behti hawa sa tha woh – 3 Idiots).
° Top Singer (Female) – Kavita Seth (Iktara -Wake Up, Sid!)
° Best Story award – Abhijat Joshi, Vidhu Vinod Chopra (3 Idiots)
° Top Lyrics – Swanand Kirkire (3 Idiots)
° Top Negative role – Boman Irani (3 idiots)
° Lifetime Achievement Honor– Veteran filmmaker J Om Prakash, Maternal grandfather of Hrithik Roshan and Yesteryear siren Zeenat Aman.
The next ceremony for International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Ceremony 2011 will be held in Toronto, Canada.