'Jodhaa Akbar' tops honours at IIFA

MUMBAI: Ashutosh Gowariker‘s Jodhaa Akbar took home eleven awards at the tenth IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Awards, held at Macau.

While the film won the best picture award, Ashutosh Gowarikar was awarded the best director. Hrithik Roshan bagged the best actor award.

Other categories that featured Jodhaa Akbar wins were AR Rahman for best music director and Javed Akhtar and Javed Ali for best lyrics and best playback singer (male) respectively for Jashan-e-Baharaa.

Madhur Bhandarkar‘s Fashion won Priyanka Chopra the best actress award while Kangana Ranawat won the award for best supporting actor (female) for the same.

Arjun Rampal came out victorious for best male performance in a supporting role for Rock On.

Meanwhile, IIFA brand ambassador Amitabh Bachchan presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Rajesh Khanna with whom he worked in a couple of notable films like Anand and Namak Haram.

Abhishek Bachchan won the award for best performance in a comic role for Dostana while Akshaye Khanna won for best performance in a negative role for Race. Neeraj Pandey‘s A Wednesday won the award for best story.

The ‘Male Star of the Decade‘ award went to Shah Rukh Khan while Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won in the female category. The star debut of the year was awarded to Asin and Farhan Akhtar.

The IIFA and Green Globe Foundation presented an award to Rahul Bose for his contribution to creating awareness on global warming.

Category Winners

Best Background Score Award: AR Rahman (Jodhaa Akbar)
Best Dialogue: Mano Rishil (Oye Lucky)
Best Editing: Ballu Saluja (Jodhaa Akbar)
Best Art Direction: Nitin Chandrakant Desai (Jodhaa Akbar)
Best Costume Award: Neeta Lulla (Jodha Akbar)
Best Make-up: Madhav Kadam (Jodhaa Akbar)
Best Picture: (Jodhaa Akbar)
Best Screenplay: Neerai Pandey (A Wednesday)
Best Story: Neeraj Pandey - (A Wednesday)
Lyrics: Javed Akhtar - Jashan-e-Baharaa (Jodhaa Akbar)
Music Direction: AR Rahman - (Jodhaa Akbar)
Performance in a Comic Role: Abhishek Bachchan - (Dostana)
Performance in a Negative Role: Akshaye Khanna - (Race)
Playback Singer (Female): Shreya Ghoshal - Teri Ore (Singh Is King)
Playback Singer (Male): Javed Ali - Jashan-e-Baharaa (Jodhaa Akbar)
Best Sound re-editing: Leslie Fernandes (Race)
Sound Recording: Resul Pookutty & Amrit (Ghajini)
Best Action: Peter Steins & Stun Siva (Ghajini)
Special Effects Awards: Ghajini
Sounding Recording Award: Rock On!!
IDEA Style ICON Award (Female): Bipasha Basu
IDEA Style Icon Award (Male): Hrithik Roshan
Debutant Star Female Award: Asin - Ghajini
Debutant Star Male Award: Farhan Akhtar - Rock On
Best Director Ashutosh: Gowariker - Jodhaa Akbar
Performance in a Supporting Role (Female): Kangana Ranawat - (Fashion)
Performance in a Supporting Role (Male): Arjun Rampal - (Rock On !!)
Performance in a Leading Role (Female): Priyanka Chopra - (Fashion)
Performance in a Leading Role (Male): Hrithik Roshan - (Jodhaa Akbar)
Videocon Music of Decade Award: AR Rahman
Videocon Star of Decade (Female): Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Videocon Star of Decade (Male): Shahrukh Khan
Videocon Movie of the Decade: Lagaan
Videocon Director of Decade Award: Rakesh Roshan

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