IIFA 2008 Winners ListJune 23rd, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Best negative role:Viveik Oberoi (Shootout at Lokhandwala)
Male Debut of the Year: Ranbir Kapoor
Female Debut of the Year: Deepika Padukone
Female Playback Singer: Shreya Ghoshal Barso Re (Guru)
Male Playback Singer : Shaan Jabse Tere Naina (Saawariya)
Best lyrics : “Main Agar Kahoon (Om Shanti Om)
Best Dress Designer : Manish Malhotra
Best Director: Anurag Basu (Life in a Metro)
Best Costume: Karan Johar
Best Art Direction : Om Shanti Om
Conceptualized and produced by Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. and supported by the key members of the Indian film fraternity, IIFA is the most respected South Asian film academy. Also, the IIFA Awards are India’s biggest media event. With a viewership of almost 600 million, the IIFAs are among the world’s most watched annual entertainment events.
From a one night celebration in 2000 at the Millennium Dome, London, the last eight years have seen the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) movement grow into a cine-packed weekend of film-festivals, workshops, exhibitions, film-showcases, global business forums and sporting events, all of which climaxes into the highlight of the Weekend, the IDEA – IIFA Awards. IIFAs have been celebrated in London, Sun City, Johannesburg, Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, Amsterdam and the last edition was hosted by Yorkshire, at the invitation of the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair and the region of Yorkshire. This year, IIFA makes its entry into Thailand’s financial and entertainment hub, Bangkok - a modern city with historical traits is set to take IIFA to new highs with a grand celebration at the IIFA Weekend. The IIFA Weekend Bangkok, a 3 day extravaganza taking place from the 6th-8th June 2008 will include business forums, film premieres, media briefings, a glitzy awards ceremony and charity fund-raising events. The event in totality is expected to boost tourism in the host region and attract visitors from all over the world.