12th IIFA Awards

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12th IIFA Awards
IIFA 2011 Logo.jpg
The official logo of the 12th IIFA Awards
Date 23 June 2011 (2011-06-23)
25 June 2011 (2011-06-25)
Site Rogers Centre
Ricoh Coliseum, Toronto
Hosted by
Highlights
Best Picture Dabangg
Best Direction Karan Johar
(My Name is Khan)
Best Actor Shahrukh Khan
(My Name is Khan)
Best Actress Anushka Sharma
(Band Baaja Baaraat)
Most awards Dabangg (10)
Most nominations Dabangg (15)
Television coverage
Channel Star Plus
Network STAR TV
Duration 2 hours, 47 minutes

The 2011 IIFA Awards, officially the 12th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honoured the best films of 2010 and took place between June 23–25, 2011. The official ceremony took place on June 25, 2011, at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. During the ceremony, IIFA Awards were awarded in 24 competitive categories, the ceremony was televised in India and internationally on Star Plus. Actors Boman Irani and Ritesh Deshmukh co-hosted the ceremony for the fourth time.

In related events, the IIFA Music and Fashion Extravaganza took place on June 24, 2011 at the Ricoh Coliseum, the event was hosted by Karan Johar (Best Director winner) and Anushka Sharma (Best Performance in a Leading Role Female winner). During the event, all technical awards and one musical award were presented to the winners.

Dabangg won ten awards, three of which were popular awards: (Best Picture, Best Performance in a Negative Role and Female Debutant Star.) Both Band Baaja Baaraat and Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai won five awards. Other multiple winners included Guzaarish with six awards and I Hate Luv Storys, Robot and Udaan, with three awards each. In addition, Housefull and Love Sex aur Dhokha, each received one award.

Background[edit]

This was the first time the IIFA Awards were held in Canada and North America. Toronto's large South Asian population likely influenced the choice as a host city (Ontario is the province with the most Indo-Canadians at 573,250[1] with 484,655 in the Greater Toronto Area). The award ceremonies are held in various places around the world and has not necessarily been held in locale with a large South Asian population.

The awards ceremony was telecasted on 24 July 2011 on Star Plus.[2]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Karan Johar (Best Director for My Name is Khan)
Prachi Desai (Best Supporting Actress for Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai)
Arjun Rampal (Best Supporting Actor for Raajneeti)

The list of winners of the awards is given below. Winners are listed first, and highlighted in boldface.[3]

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

Music[edit]

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

Technical[edit]

Best Story Best Screenplay
Best Dialogue

Technical awards[edit]

Best Art Direction Best Action
Best Cinematographer Best Choreography
Best Costume Design Best Editing
Best Makeup Best Sound Recording
Best Sound Re-Recording Best Special Effects
  • Robot – Indian Artists

Special awards[edit]

Dharmendra at IIFA press conference.
Dharmendra, Male Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Green Globe Award[edit]

  • Priyanka Chopra

Star Plus Hottest Pair[edit]

Outstanding Achievement in Cinema[edit]

Lifetime Achievement Award[edit]

Multiple nominations and awards[edit]

Presenters and performers[edit]

The awards ceremony in the Rogers Centre

The following individuals presented awards or performed musical numbers.

Presenters[edit]

Presenters (in order of appearance)
Name(s) Role
Anil Kapoor Introduced Praful Patel, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises in India and Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario
Dalton McGuinty Introduced special welcoming presentation of Ontario, Canada
Nehal Modi
Arshad Warsi
Presenters of the award for Best Playback Singer (Female)
Nikhil Dwivedi
Mahi Gill
Presenters of the award for Best Playback Singer (Male)
Sohail Khan
Dino Morea
Rahul Khanna
Presenters of the award for Best Lyrics
Roshan Kumar
Genelia D'Souza
Presenters of the award for Best Music
Sachiin J Joshi Introduced the first look at "Aazaan, one of the most expensive Bollywood films to date
Sridevi Presenter of the award for Best Story
Sajid Nadiadwala
Fardeen Khan
Brett Lee
Presenters of the award for Best Screenplay
Zeenat Aman
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Sanch Atwal
Presenters of the award for Best Dialogue
Shahrukh Khan
Ramesh Sippy
Presenters of the award for Lifetime Achievement Award (Male)
Karan Johar Introduced Shabana Azmi, Ameesha Patel, Lisa Ray and Nithan Krurejar
Shabana Azmi Presenter of the award for Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema
Ameesha Patel
Lisa Ray
Nithan Krurejar
Presenters of the award for Star Plus Hottest Pair
Dia Mirza
Shashi Tharoor
Maneesh Sharma
Presenters of the Green Globe Award
Rishi Kapoor
Neetu Singh
Presenters of the award for Debutant Star Award (Male)
Hema Malini
Esha Deol
Arjan Bajwa
Presenters of the award for Debutant Star Award (Female)
Dia Mirza
Zayed Khan
Sahil Sangha
Presenters of the award for Best Performance in a Comic Role and Introduced the first trailer for Love Breakups Zindagi
Mallika Sherawat
Brian J. White
Presenters of the award for Best Performance in a Negative Role
Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Anushka Sharma
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema
Priyanka Chopra
Subhash Ghai
Presenters of the award for Lifetime Achievement Award (Female)
Sharman Joshi
Neha Dhupia
Presenters of the award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role (Female)
Simran
Vivek Oberoi
Sunil Jain
Presenters of the award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role (Male)
Shilpa Shetty
Rajiv Jain
Presenters of the award for Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female)
Hilary Swank
Anil Kapoor
Presenters of the award for Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male)
Bipasha Basu
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Presenters of the award for Best Director
Rajkumar Hirani
Dalton McGuinty
Presenters of the award for Best Film

Performers[edit]

Performers (in order of appearance)
Name(s) Notes
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty
Mandy May Cheetham
Oliver Pigott
Discover Ontario Opening Ceremony Performance
Kangana Ranaut
Sunny Deol
Bobby Deol
Dharmendra Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award (Male)
Arjun Rampal Danced to "Sheela Ki Jawani" with Boman Irani and Ritesh Deshmukh
Karan Johar
Shilpa Shetty
Danced to "Zubbi Dubbi" with Boman Irani and Ritesh Deshmukh
Bipasha Basu
Ranveer Singh
Sonakshi Sinha
Winners of the Debutant Star Award (Male) and (Female)
Priyanka Chopra Recipient of the IIFA Green Globe Award
Shahrukh Khan Winner of Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male)

Controversies[edit]

Shahrukh Khan and stage crasher[edit]

While co-hosting the Music Awards, a man jumped on stage and clamped himself to Shahrukh Khan's injured leg, he was later removed from the stage, when Shahrukh said "You're hurting my leg. Please move!". But, Shahrukh did agree to meet after the show upon the request of the man.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "IIFA Awards 2011". Star Plus. 
  3. ^ "The 12th IIFA Awards (2011) Nominees and Winners". iifa.com. Archived from the original on 2012-01-14. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 

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