International Indian Film Academy Awards 2016

The 2016 IIFA awards which are officially known as the 17th International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA 2016) held in Madrid, Spain between 23 to 26th of June. The award has been presented by the International Indian Film Academy honouring the best Hindi films of 2015. The official ceremony took place on 25 June but the nominations were announced on 26 May 2016. These are presented to both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in Bollywood.

In 2016 IIFA awards, Bollywood stars, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh bagged the Best Actor (Female) and Best Actor (Male) trophy at the 17th IIFA extravaganza for their performance in “Piku” and “Bajirao Mastani” respectively. While, Sanjay Leela Bhansali won the Best Director for “Bajirao Mastani” and “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” was named the Best Film at a glittering ceremony in Spain.

List of 2016 IIFA Awards :- 
  • Best Film: Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  • Best Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Bajirao Mastani)
  • Best Actor (Male): Ranveer Singh (Bajirao Mastani)
  • Best Actor (Female): Deepika Padukone (Piku)
  • Best Actor in Supporting Role (Male): Anil Kapoor (Dil Dhadakne Do)
  • Best Actor in Supporting Role (Female): Priyanka Chopra (Bajirao Mastani)
  • Best Actor in Negative Role: Darshan Kumar (NH10)
  • Best Performance in Comic Role: Deepak Dobriyal (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)
  • Best Debut Actor (Male): Vicky Kaushal (Masaan)
  • Best Debut Actor (Female): Bhumi Pednekar (Dum Laga Ke Haisha)
  • Best Story: Juhi Chaturvedi (Piku)
  • Best Playback Singer (Female): Monali Thakur for Moh Moh Ke Dhaage (Dum Laga Ke Haisha)
  • Best Playback Singer (Male): Papon for Moh Moh Ke Dhaage
  • Special Award: Woman of the Year- Priyanka Chopra
  • Best Cinematography: Sudeep Chatterjee (Bajirao Mastani)
  • Best Screenplay: Kabir Khan, Parveez Shaikh, V. Vijayendra Prasad (Bajrangi Bhaijaan)
  • Best Dialogue: Juhi Chaturvedi (Piku)
  • Best Choreography: Remo D’souza for Pinga (Bajirao Mastani)
  • Best Special Effects: Prasad Sutara (Bajirao Mastani)


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