IIFA which is officially known as the International Indian Film Academy Awards is one of the most prestigious award show in the industry. This year’s award show is expected to be held in Bangkok,Thailand and after a gap of 10 years. It is scheduled to be held for three days- from 22nd June to 24th June at the Siam Niramit Theatre.
Here is the list of nominations
Best Picture– Newton, Toilet-Ek Prem Katha, Bareily ki Barfi, Hindi Medium ,Tumhari Sulu
Best Director- Saket Chaudhary – Hindi Medium, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari – Bareilly Ki Barfi, Suresh Triveni – Tumhari Sulu, Amit V Masurkar – Newton, Anurag Basu – Jagga Jasoos
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female)-Vidya Balan – Tumhari Sulu, Bhumi Pednekar – Shub Mangal Saavdhan, Alia Bhatt – Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Zaira Wasim – Secret Superstar, Late Sridevi – Mom
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male)- Akshay Kumar – Toilet – Ek Prem Katha, Rajkummar Rao – Newton, Ranbir Kapoor – Jagga Jasoos, Irrfan Khan – Hindi Medium, Adil Hussain – Mukti Bhawan
Best Actor In Supporting Role (Female) –Neha Dhupia – Tumhari Sulu, Tabu – Golmaal Again, Meher Vij – Secret Superstar, Seema Pahwa – Bareilly Ki Barfi, Seema Pahwa – Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
Best Actor In Supporting Role (Male)- Vijay Maurya – Tumhari Sulu, Deepak Dobriyal – Hindi Medium, Nawazzuddin Siddiqui – Mom, Rajkummar Rao – Bareilly Ki Barfi, Pankaj Tripathi – Newton.
Best Story– Amit V Masurkar – Newton Siddharth , Garima – Toilet – Ek Prem Katha, Suresh Triveni – Tumhari Sulu.
Music Direction– Santanu Ghatak – Tumhari Sulu, Amaal Mallik, Tanishk Bagchi and Akhil Sachdeva – Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Pritam – Jagga Jasoos, Tanishk Bagchi, Guru Randhawa – Rajat Nagpal, Amartya Rahut.
Andre Timmins ,Director, Wizcraft International , the producers and creators of the IIFA movement said:”We are excited to offer a rich spectrum of nominees in the popular categories that reflects the talent our Indian cinema has to offer to global fans”.