May 7, 2010 07:40:21 PM IST Bollywood Trade News Network
After a successful year for Indian cinema, with stellar performances at the box office, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) has announced the nominations for the IIFA Awards 2010. The 11th celebrations of the Videocon IIFA Weekend and Micromax IIFA Awards will be held in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo from June 3rd - 5th, 2010.
The Popular categories of the Micromax IIFA Awards 2010 include Best Film, Best Direction, Performance in a Leading Role - Male & Female, Performance in a Supporting Role - Male & Female, Performance in a Comic Role, Performance in a Negative Role, Music Direction, Best Story, Best Lyrics and Best Playback Singer.
The nominations were released as a result of the industry voting for the Micromax IIFA Awards in March. Results of the industry voting were audited by PriceWaterhouse Coopers, the auditing firm for the IIFAs and the Oscars. The online voting for the Awards will go live on the 10th of May, 2010 and will be open to audiences of Indian Cinema, across the world. The voting will end on the 1st of June, 2010. The results of the online voting would determine the winners of the popular category, which would be announced on stage at the Micromax IIFA Awards presentation ceremony in Colombo at the multi-purpose, Sughathadasa Stadium.
Commenting on the nominations for IIFA 2010, Sabbas Joseph, Director, Wizcraft said, 'Colombo, Sri Lanka marks the second decade of IIFA, with the best of Indian cinema being showcased. The nominees for the Micromax IIFA Awards 2010 are a compilation of the best work from the previous year and the suspense and celebration of these worthy nominations will undoubtedly create another magical IIFA.'
The events of the VIDEOCON IIFA Weekend are expected to boost tourism in the host region of Colombo, Sri Lanka and attract extra visitors from all over the world. More than 500 luminaries from the Indian film industry will travel to the region for this spectacular event.
Nominations for IIFA 2010
Vidu Vinod Chopra- 3 IDIOTS Boney Kapoor- WANTED Anurag Kashyap & Ronnie Screwvala - DEV D Vishal Bharadwaj & Ronnie Screwvala- KAMINEY Sunil Manchanda & AB Corp-PAA
Rajkumar Hirani- 3 IDIOTS Anurag Kashyap- DEV D Ayan Mukerji- WAKE UP SID Vishal Bharadwaj- KAMINEY Imtiaz Ali- LOVE AAJ KAL R.Balki-PAA
Performance in a Leading Role - Male
Aamir Khan- 3 IDIOTS Amitabh Bachchan- PAA Saif Ali Khan- LOVE AAJ KAL Salman Khan- WANTED Shahid Kapoor- KAMINEY Ranbir Kapoor-WAKE UP SID
Performance in a Leading Role - Female
Kareena Kapoor- 3 IDIOTS Priyanka Chopra- KAMINEY Deepika Padukone-LOVE AAJ KAL Vidya Balan-PAA Mahie Gill- DEV D
Performance in Supporting Role- Male
Sharman Joshi- 3 IDIOTS Irrfan- NEW YORK R. Madhavan- 3 IDIOTS Abhimanyu Singh- GULAL Abhishek Bachchan- PAA Rishi Kapoor- LOVE AAJ KAL
Performance in Supporting Role- Female
Kalki Koechlin- DEV D Arundhati Naag- PAA Divya Dutta- DELHI 6 Supriya Pathak- WAKE UP SID Kirron Kher- KURRBAN
Performance in a Comic Role
Omi Vaidya- 3 IDIOTS Ajay Devgn- ALL THE BEST Johny Lever- DE DANA DAN Govinda- LIFE PARTNER Sanjay Dutt- ALL THE BEST
Performance in a Negative Role
Boman Irani- 3 IDIOTS Amol Gupte- KAMINEY Prakash Raj- WANTED Kay Kay Menon- GULAL Arya Babbar- JAIL
Shantanu Moitra- 3 IDIOTS A.R.Rehman- DELHI 6 Pritam- LOVE AAJ KAL Amit Trivedi- DEV D Vishal Bharadwaj- KAMINEY
Abhijat Joshi,Raj Kumar Hirani & Vidu Vinod Chopra- 3 IDIOTS Ayan Mukherji- WAKE UP SID Anurag Kashyap & Vikramaditya Motwane- DEV D Imtiaz Ali- LOVE AAJ KAL R.Balki- PAA
Swanand Kirkire- 3 IDIOTS Prasoon Joshi- DELHI 6 Irshad Kamil- LOVE AAJ KAL Gulzar- KAMINEY Amitabh Bhattacharya- DEV D
Shaan- Behti Hawa Sa Tha Who (3 IDIOTS) Mohit Chauhan- Masakali (DELHI 6) Sonu Nigam- All Izz Well (3 IDIOTS) Atif Aslam- Tu Jaane Na (AJAB PREM KI GHAZAB KAHANI) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan-Aaj Din Chadiya (LOVE AAJ KAL) Sukhvinder Singh & Vishal Dadlani- Dan Te Nan (KAMINEY)