Jodhaa Akbar shines at IIFA

June 13th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by ANI  

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Macau, June 13 (ANI): The Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai
starrer ‘Jodha Akbar won maximum awards at the International Indian Film
Academy on Saturday in Macau.

Double Oscar award winnerA R Rahman won the Best Music
Director award for ‘Jodhaa Akbar’, Javed Akhtar grabbed the trophy for Best
Lyrics category for ‘Jodhaa Akbar’.

Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan got the prestigious
Special Award for Global Impact.

Abhishekh Bachchan won the Best Comedian award for Dostana,
Shreya Ghoshal got the Best Female Playback singer for ‘Singh is Kinng’

Yesteryear superstar Rajesh Khanna was honoured with the
Life Time Achievement Award at the function.

In the technical awards category, ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ swept
through the award function with Ballu Saluja bagging Best Editing award, Nitin
Chandrakant Desai got the Best Art Direction award, Neeta Lulla for Best
Costume Design.

Resul Pokkutty, who made history by winning an Oscar for his
work in Slumdog Millionaire, bagged the Best Sound Recording Award for Aamir
Khan starrer Ghajini with Amrit.

Jason West for ‘Rock On!’ grabbed best
Cinematographer award, while Best Choreography award went to Farah Khan for her
song Desi girl from ‘Dostana’.

Around 500 Bollywood personalities and an 8,000-strong
audience reportedly flown in from all over the world to attend the ceremony at
Macau.

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

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