MSN announces online voting for IIFA awards

MUMBAI:MMSN India announced online voting on its portal for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2007. The eighth annual IIFA Awards Weekend will be held in Yorkshire, England from 7 to 10 June and will recognize the best of Indian cinema for the past year. Fans who vote will also have the chance to attend the IIFA Awards at Yorkshire.

The nominees for each category are shortlisted by an industry panel of film experts. The voting is managed and monitored by Price Waterhouse Coopers. Fans from India and across the globe can vote online for their favorite movies and performers of the year on


Speaking on the announcement, MSN India executive producer Krishna Prasad said, "The IIFA Awards is the only event that allows viewers from across the world to decide the best performances in Indian Cinema and we are excited to bring this to fans around the globe. We are proud to extend our support to IIFA in promoting India Cinema globally."


Last year the fans voted Black for best picture and Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukherjee received the honors for Best Actor and Actress. This year again it will be a star studded event with many performances movies like Lage Raho Munnabhai, Rang De Basanti, Omkara, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Vivah, Krrish and Dhoom 2 competing for the best picture category. Voting is now open to fans to choose their favorite movies and stars. The last date for voting is 25 May 2007.

MSN attracts millions of users worldwide per month. With localized versions available globally in 42 markets and 21 languages, MSN is delivering programmed content experiences to consumers and online advertising opportunities to businesses worldwide.

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