‘Jodhaa Akbar’ bags maximum technical awards at IIFA

June 13th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS  

Jodhaa Akbar By Radhika Bhirani
Macau, June 13 (IANS) Director Ashutosh Gowariker’s magnum opus “Jodhaa Akbar” Saturday bagged the maximum awards in the technical category at the IDEA International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards here.

While ace designer Neeta Lulla walked away with the best costume design award for “Jodhaa Akbar”, best editing trophy went to Ballu Saluja and best art direction to Nitin Chandrakant Desai for the Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai starrer historical romance.

Resul Pokkutty, who made history by winning an Oscar for his work in “Slumdog Millionaire”, bagged the best editing trophy for Aamir Khan starrer “Ghajini”.

The best cinematography award went to Jason West for “Rock On!” and the best choreography award went to Farah Khan for hit the song “Desi girl” featuring Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and John Abraham in “Dostana”.

All the winners, except Farah and Jason, were present at the event.

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