Technical categories winners of IIFA Awards 2009 revealed

May 11th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire  

The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) has announced the winners in the technical awards categories for the IDEA IIFA Awards 2009 to be held at Macau. The winners, those belonging to the popular category shall be declared on stage at the big awards night.

The biggest winner in this category has been Ashutosh Gowariker’s Jodhaa Akbar has walked away with 5 awards followed by Ghajini which won 3 out of a total of 14 awards. However, the winners will be presented their trophies on the night of the IDEA IIFA Awards that will be held on June 13, 2009 at held at the Cotai Arena at The Venetian Macau.

Dominating the Technical Awards this year was Ashutosh Gowariker’s Jodhaa Akbar, with A. R. Rahman adding to his winning streak this year taking the award for the Best Background Score. The film has also managed to win awards for technical excellence in Best Costume Design for Neeta Lulla, Best Editing for Ballu Saluja, Best Art Direction for Nitin Chandrakant Desai and Best Make Up for Madhav Kadam.

Following closely in the award wins is the Aamir Khan starrer – Ghajini, which won 3 awards for the Best Action – Peter Heins and Stun Siva, Best Sound Recording – Resul Pookutty and Amrit and Best Visual Special Effects – Prime Focus. Bagging the awards for Best Cinematography – Jason West and for Best Song Recording – Purple Haze, Rock On clearly established itself as a cult movie of 2008.

Farah Khan has won the award for Best Choreography for the song “Desi Girl’ in Dostana while Leslie Fernandes will get the award for Best Sound Re-recording for the movie Race. Manu Rishi is going to be awarded the Best Dialogue award for Oye Lucky Lucky Oye and the Best Screenplay award is being given to Neeraj Pandey for A Wednesday. -Sampurn Media

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