IIFA 2012 nominations

IIFA 2012 nominations

The year 2011 has been spectacular for Hindi Cinema, with impressive movies making a mark not only with ground-breaking box-office collections but also with sincere critical acclaim. The year also witnessed many new faces which were welcomed by Indian audiences worldwide. The 13th edition of Indian Cinema’s most alluring accolades, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards, is scheduled for the 7th – 9th June, 2012. Having ventured across 4 continents and 10 countries over the last 12 years, Wizcraft International Entertainment this year brings its followers a three-day enthralling IIFA 2012 extravaganza in the Lion City – Singapore.

Nominations for IIFA Awards 2012 have Zoya Akhtar’s multi-starrer, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara leading the tally with a whooping 14 nominations followed by Ekta Kapoor’s runaway success, The Dirty Picture with 13 nominations. Rockstar follows closely with 9 nominations to its credit; whereas Salman Khan’s chartbuster which broke all the box-office records – Bodyguard has received 7 nominations. Movies like Saheb Biwi aur Gangster, Stanley Ka Dabba and Pyaar ka Punchnama have also done well at the overall IIFA nomination chart.

For Performances In A Leading Role (Male), Amitabh Bachchan (Aarakshan), Salman Khan (Bodyguard), Shah Rukh Khan (Don 2), Ranbir Kapoor (Rockstar), Ajay Devgn (Singham) and Hrithik Roshan (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara) will be seen battling it out for the coveted trophy. In the female category, Priyanka Chopra (7 Khoon Maaf), Kareena Kapoor (Bodyguard), Mahie Gill (Saheb Biwi aur Gangster), Kangna Ranaut (Tanu weds Manu) and Vidya Balan (The Dirty Picture) will come face to face.

Vishal Bhardwaj (7 Khoon Maaf), Sohail Sen (Mere Brother Ki Dulhan), Vishal – Shekhar (Ra.One), Shankar – Ehsaan – Loy (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara) and A.R. Rahman (Rockstar) will be vying for the Best Music Direction trophy. Melody queen – Shreya Ghoshal has bagged two nominations for her songs Teri Meri and Ooh La La. Usha Uthup & Rekha Bhardwaj for Darling, Sunidhi Chauhan for Te Amo and Harshadeep Kaur for Katiya Karunhave have also been nominated in the Playback Singer Female Category. Nominated for Best Playback singer Male Category are Mika Singh for Subha Hone na De, Ash King for I Love You, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Teri Meri, Mohit Chauhan for Nadaan Parinde and Kamal Khan for Ishq Sufiyana.

No movie can be complete without its Director and rightly so, the year 2011 has seen some of the best directorial talents. Raj Kumar Gupta (No One Killed Jessica), Rohit Shetty (Singham), Imtiaz Ali (Rockstar), Milan Luthria (The Dirty Picture) and Zoya Akhtar (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara) have been nominated for their outstanding work in the field of direction.

Wiz Sabbas Joseph, Director – Wizcraft International Entertainment said, “We at IIFA take pride in announcing the nominees for IIFA Awards 2012 which celebrate the best work done by the Indian Film Industry over the last year. We are thoroughly pleased with the nominees a result of the film industry’s secret ballot; and we hope the audience will make a worthy choice in deciding the winners of this year’s IIFA accolades.”

Mr. Nitin Vaidya, Business Head, Hindi Channels, STAR India said, "For years, STAR Plus and IIFA have showcased Indian cinema across the global stage. It is with great pride that we announce the Awards to Singapore. There's a genuine appreciation and huge following for Indian cinema in Singapore and this is complemented by the large Indian-origin population in the city state. We look forward to another magnificent event this year with IIFA 2012."

The results of the IIFA Voting Weekend were audited by PriceWaterhouse Coopers, the auditing firm for the IIFA's and the Oscars. The online voting for the Awards will go live on the Wednesday, 3rd May 2012 and will be open to audiences of Indian Cinema from across the world.

The Videocon IIFA Weekend, Singapore will be an outstanding celebration of Indian Cinema which will showcase the excellence of Indian Film Industry on the global dias. The spectacular weekend this year will include an extravagant line-up of mega events like the IIFA World Premiere, IIFA Rocks and the magnificent IIFA Awards.

The IIFA Weekend is presented by Videocon and the prestigious night of nights, the IIFA Awards will be broadcast globally on Star Plus, for the 7th year running.

IIFA AWARDS 2012 POPULAR AWARDS NOMINATIONS

 

BEST PICTURE

1.      

Bodyguard

Alvira Agnihotri, Atul Agnihotri & Reliance Entertainment

2.      

No One Killed Jessica

Ronnie Screwvala

3.      

Rockstar

Dhillin Mehta

4.      

The Dirty Picture

Shobha Kapoor & Ekta Kapoor

5.

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Ritesh Sidhwani & Farhan Akhtar

BEST DIRECTOR

1.      

Raj Kumar Gupta

No One Killed Jessica

2.      

Rohit Shetty

Singham

3.      

Imtiaz Ali

Rockstar

4.      

Milan Luthria

The Dirty Picture

5.      

Zoya Akhtar

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

PERFORMANCE IN A LEADING ROLE (MALE)

1.

Amitabh Bachchan

Aarakshan

2.      

Salman Khan

Bodyguard

3.      

Shah Rukh Khan

Don 2

4.      

Ranbir Kapoor

Rockstar

5.      

Ajay Devgn

Singham

6.

Hrithik Roshan

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

PERFORMANCE IN A LEADING ROLE (FEMALE)

1.      

Priyanka Chopra

7 Khoon Maaf

2.      

Kareena Kapoor

Bodyguard

3.      

Mahie Gill

Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster

4.      

Kangna Ranaut

Tanu Weds Manu

5.      

Vidya Balan

The Dirty Picture

PERFORMANCE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE (MALE)

1.      

Abhay Deol

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

2.      

Randeep Hooda

Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster

3.      

Naseeruddin Shah

The Dirty Picture

4.      

Emraan Hashmi

The Dirty Picture

5.      

Farhan Akhtar

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

PERFORMANCE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE (FEMALE)

1.      

Divya Dutta

Stanley Ka Dabba

2.      

Parineeti Chopra

Ladies V/S Ricky Bahl

3.      

Sonali Kulkarni

Singham

4.      

Swara Bhaskar

Tanu Weds Manu

5.      

Kalki Koechlin

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

PERFORMANCE IN A COMIC ROLE

1.      

Paresh Rawal

Ready

2.      

Riteish Deshmukh

Double Dhamaal

3.      

Divyendu Sharma

Pyaar Ka Punchnama

4.      

Pitobash

Shor In The City

5.      

Deepak Dobriyal

Tanu Weds Manu

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A NEGATIVE ROLE

1.      

Irrfan Khan

7 Khoon Maaf

2.      

Boman Irani

Don 2

3.      

Vidyut Jammwal

Force

4.      

Prakash Raj

Singham

5.      

Naseeruddin Shah

The Dirty Picture

MUSIC DIRECTION

1.      

Vishal Bhardwaj

7 Khoon Maaf

2.      

Sohail Sen

Mere Brother Ki Dulhan

3.      

Vishal – Shekhar

Ra.One

4.      

Shankar – Ehsaan – Loy

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

5.      

A.R.Rahman

Rockstar

     

BEST STORY

1.  

Imtiaz Ali

Rockstar

2.      

Amole Gupte

Stanley Ka Dabba

3.     

Himanshu Gupta

Tanu Weds Manu

4.      

Rajat Aroraa

The Dirty Picture

5.      

Reema Kagti & Zoya Akhtar

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

BEST LYRICS

1.      

Shabbir Ahmed

Teri Meri  ( Bodyguard)

2.     

 Gulzar

Darling (7 Khoon Maaf)

3.      

Irshad Kamil

Naadaan Parindey(Rockstar)

4.      

Javed Akhtar

Khaabon Ke Parinday
(Zindagi  Na Milegi Dobara)

5.      

Rajat Aroraa

Ishq Sufiyana (The Dirty Picture)

PLAYBACK SINGER – MALE

1.      

Ash King

I Love You (Bodyguard)

2.      

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Teri Meri (Bodyguard)

3.      

Mika Singh

Subha Hone Na De (Desi Boyz)

4.      

Mohit Chauhan

Naadaan Parindey (Rockstar)

5.      

Kamal Khan

Ishq Sufiyana (The Dirty Picture)

BEST SINGER – FEMALE

1.      

Usha Uthup & Rekha Bhardwaj

Darling (7 Khoon Maaf)

2.      

Shreya Ghoshal

Teri Meri (Bodyguard)

3.      

Sunidhi Chauhan

Te Amo (Dum Maaro Dum)

4.      

Harshdeep Kaur

Katiya Karun (Rockstar)

5.      

Shreya Ghoshal

Ooh La La (The Dirty Picture)