More on IIFA: Performances and Special Awards

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Posted on June 9th, 2008 in News

Yesterday we gave you an list of winners from the International Indian Film Association big award extravaganza. We now bring you a bit about the performances that heated up the stage, as well as the special awards given out during the glittering evening.

Besides outstanding performances by Govinda, Katrina, Priyanka and Harman, as well as the casts of Acid Factory, Mission Istanbul and De Taali the night also saw some sensational moves from Kareena and Akshay. Kareena did numbers from both Tashan and Jab We Met dressed in a myriad of costumes designed by Manish Malhotra. However the talk of the night was Akshay Kumar’s performance. As usual the Khiladi had to make a grand entrance and this time he did it sliding down a wire from the corner of the theater on a skateboard. Yes you read that right. He landed on stage and then danced to a medley of songs including one from his new film Singh is Kinng.

IIFA also presented some Special Awards and they were given to:

Abhishek Bachchan: Best Male Style Icon

Katrina Kaif: Best Female Style Icon

Neil Nitin Mukesh: Fresh Face of the Year

AR Rahman: Outstanding Achievement by an Indian in International Cinema

Shyam Benegal: Lifetime Achievement

Mumtaz: Lifetime Achievement

Akshay Kumar: Special Award From the host country, Thailand

Also presented were two special acting awards:

Best Male Acting Award: Abhishek Bachchan for Guru

Best Female Acting Award: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Guru

To see a list of the big category winners check out our story: “Chak De India Wins Big at IIFA!”

Kuch Toh Bolo!

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