The biggest celebration of Indian cinema, the International Indian Film Academy and Awards (IIFA), returns with its 23rd edition to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi this May! A full weekend of events including IIFA ROCKS and IIFA AWARDS promises, once again, to be a spectacular event.
Recently, the winners of the Technical Awards were revealed and Gangubai Kathiawadi, Brahmāstra and more were honored. The statues will be given out at IIFA ROCKS, which will be hosted by producer-director Karan Johar and director-choreographer Farah Khan. The night will also feature live performances by Amit Trivedi, Badshah, Sunidhi Chauhan, Nucleya, Mika Singh, and Sukhbir.
The 9 Categories of Technical Awards include Cinematography, Screenplay, Dialogue, Choreography, Sound Design, Editing, Special Effects (Visuals), Background Score, and Sound Design and the winners are…
Screenplay– Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Utkarshini Vashishtha
Dialogue– Utkarshini Vashishtha, Prakash Kapadia
Cinematography – Sudeep Chatterjee
Choreography for title track– Bosco Caesar
Sound Design – Mandar Kulkarni
Editing – Sandeep Francis
Special Effects (Visual) – DNEG, Redefine
Background Score – Sam CS
Sound Mixing – Gunjan A Sah, Boloy Kumar Doloi, Rahul Karpe
The IIFA magic will escalate with the global IIFA AWARDS hosted by Vicky Kaushal, and Abhishek Bachchan with the who’s who of cinema including live performances by Salman Khan, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Rakul Preet Singh, Nora Fatehi, and many more.
To find out more, including who is nominated at the IIFA AWARDS check out www.iifa.com