19th IIFA Awards 2018 : The nineteenth edition of the glamorous International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) kickstarted in Bangkok.

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The nineteenth edition of the glamorous International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) kickstarted on Friday in Bangkok. Like every year, the beginning of the three-day extravaganza was marked by the musical evening IIFA Rocks. The evening witnessed a perfect medley of music by some of the finest artists from the Indian music industry. Music director-singer Pritam along with singers like Sreerama Chandra, Amit Mishra, Shalmali Kholgade, Antara Mitra, Nakash Aziz and Nikitha enthralled Bollywood buffs in Bangkok as they presented them with a musical evening to remember.

Adding to the evening of glitz and glamour were the hosts Ayushmann Khurrana and Kartik Aaryan. While Ayushmaan’s anchoring skills are spot on, first-time host Kartik also didn’t disappoint the audience. Others who added to the fun evening were Arjun Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and Karan Johar. A few videos from the event have the stars going crazy as they enjoyed the much-awaited award night of the year. From Arjun’s dance on “Hum Kaale Hain Toh Kya Hua” to KJo’s performance on the stage with Varun, Kartik, Ayushmann, Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun on hit Bollywood number “O Lal Dupatte Wali”, this turned out to be an enjoyable evening for the audience.

Here are the list of the nominations of 19th IIFA Awards 2018.

Best Picture
Bareilly Ki Barfi
Hindi Medium
Newton
Toilet – Ek Prem Katha
Tumhari Sulu

Best Director
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari – Bareilly Ki Barfi
Saket Chaudhary – Hindi Medium
Anurag Basu – Jagga Jasoos
Amit V Masurkar – Newton
Suresh Triveni – Tumhari Sulu

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female)
Alia Bhatt – Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Late Sridevi – Mom
Zaira Wasim – Secret Superstar
Bhumi Pednekar – Shub Mangal Saavdhan
Vidya Balan – Tumhari Sulu

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male)
Irrfan Khan – Hindi Medium
Ranbir Kapoor – Jagga Jasoos
Adil Hussain – Mukti Bhawan
Rajkummar Rao – Newton
Akshay Kumar – Toilet – Ek Prem Katha

Best Actor In Supporting Role (Female)
Seema Pahwa – Bareilly Ki Barfi
Tabu – Golmaal Again
Meher Vij – Secret Superstar
Seema Pahwa – Shub Mangal Saavdhan
Neha Dhupia – Tumhari Sulu

Best Actor In Supporting Role (Male)
Rajkummar Rao – Bareilly Ki Barfi
Deepak Dobriyal – Hindi Medium
Nawazzuddin Siddiqui – Mom
Pankaj Tripathi – Newton
Vijay Maurya – Tumhari Sulu

Best Story
Amit V Masurkar – Newton
Siddharth – Garima – Toilet – Ek Prem Katha
Suresh Triveni – Tumhari Sulu

Music Direction
Amaal Mallikm Tanishk Bagchi and Akhil Sachdeva – Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Pritam – Jagga Jasoos
Tanishk Bagchi, Guru Randhawa – Rajat Nagpal, Amartya Rahut, Santanu Ghatak – Tumhari Sulu

Here are the list of winners for the technical categories that is out already.

Best Background Score
Pritam, Jagga Jasoos

Best Screeenplay
Nitesh Tiwari, Shreyas Jain, Bareilly Ki Barfi

Best Dialogues
Hitesh Kewalya, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan

Best Choreography
Vijay Ganguly and Ruel Dausan Varindani, Galti Se Mistake (Jagga Jasoos)

Best Cinematography
Marcin Laskawiec, Usc, Tiger Zinda Hai

Best Editing
Shweta Venkat Mathew, Newton

Best Lyrics
Nusrat Fateh Ali, A1 Melody Fana and Manoj Muntashir, Mere Rashke Qamar (Baadshaho)

Best Playback Singer (Female)
Meghna Mishra, Main Kaun Hoon (Secret Superstar)

Best Playback Singer (Male)
Arijit Singh, Hawayein (Jab Harry Met Sejal)

Best Sound Design
Dileep Subramaniam and Ganesh Gangadharan (YRF Studios), Tiger Zinda Ha

Best Special Effects
Vfxwala (Prasad Vasant Sutar) – Jagga Jasoos

 

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