Abu Dhabi to host IIFA 2023, read list of nominations

Abu Dhabi, UAE: The International Indian Film Academy Awards 2023 is all set to take place in Abu Dhabi - Yas Island from 9 to 11 February 2023 to bring back the fun, exciting and joyous Bollywood night. The nominees for the 23rd edition of the IIFA 2023 were announced on Monday. 

Abu Dhabi, UAE: The International Indian Film Academy Awards 2023 is all set to take place in Abu Dhabi – Yas Island from 9 to 11 February 2023 to bring back the fun, exciting and joyous Bollywood night. The nominees for the 23rd edition of the IIFA 2023 were announced on Monday.

The IIFA Awards are a set of awards that the International Indian Film Academy gives every day to honour both artistic as well as technical excellency of professionals in Bollywood – the Hindi language film industry.

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It will be an award night where a galaxy of stars descends to enthral one and all. The magical night of IIFA Rocks 2023 awaits everyone with lots of glitz, glamour and musical sagas. 

The audience will be engrossed in a delightful and entertaining night as the duo of Farah Khan and Karan Johar are all set to hit the stage of IIFA Rocks 2023 as the hosts in Abu Dhabi. The official page of IIFA Awards on Facebook stated, “Get ready for a weekend full of celebration and entertainment as we make our way again to Yas Island, Abu Dabhi, for the IIFA2023 Weekend!”

The nominations for various categories, as announced by IIFA, are as follows:

BEST PICTURE:

  • Bhool Bhulaiya 2 (Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Anjum Khetani, Murad Khetani)
  • Darlings (Gauri Khan, Alia Bhatt, Gaurav Verma)
  • Drishyam 2 (Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Abhishek Pathak)
  • Gangubai Kathiawadi (Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Dr. Jayantilal Gada)
  • Vikram Vedha (Vivek B Agrawal, Neeraj Pandey, Shital Bhatia, S. Sashikanth, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar)

Abu Dhabi
PC – Facebook account of IIFA Awards

BEST DIRECTION: 

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  • Bhool Bhulaiya 2 (Anees Bazmee)
  • Brahmastra Part One: Shiva (Ayan Mukerji)
  • Darlings (Jasmeet K Reen)
  • Gangubai Kathiawadi (Sanjay Leela Bhansali)
  • Monica O My Darling (Vasan Bala)
  • Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (R. Madhavan)

Abu Dhabi
PC – Facebook account of IIFA Awards

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A LEADING ROLE (FEMALE):

  • A Thursday (Yami Gautam Dhar)
  • Bhool Bhulaiya 2 (Tabu)
  • Darlings (Alia Bhatt)
  • Darlings (Shefali Shah)
  • Gangubai Kathiawadi (Alia Bhatt)

PC – Facebook account of IIFA Awards

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A LEADING ROLE (MALE):

  • Bhool Bhulaiya 2 (Kartik Aaryan)
  • Dasvi (Abhishek A. Bachchan)
  • Drishyam 2 (Ajay Devgn)
  • Monika O My Darling (Rajkummar Rao)
  • The Kashmir Files (Anupam Kher)
  • Vikram Vedha (Hrithik Roshan)

Abu Dhabi
PC – Facebook account of IIFA Awards

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE (FEMALE):

  • Badhaai Do (Sheeba Chadha)
  • Brahmastra Part One: Shiva (Mouni Roy)
  • Dasvi (Nimrat Kaur)
  • Drishyam 2 (Tabu)
  • Monika O My Darling (Radhika Apte)

Abu Dhabi
PC – Facebook account of IIFA Awards

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE (MALE):

  • Bhediya (Abhishek Banerjee)
  • Brahmastra Part One: Shiva (Shah Rukh Khan)
  • Gangubai Kathiawadi (Vijay Raaz)
  • Jugjugg Jeeyo (Anil Kapoor)
  • Monika O My Darling (Sikandar Kher)

PC – Facebook account of IIFA Awards

BEST MUSIC DIRECTION: 

  • Bhool Bhulaiya 2 (Pritam)
  • Brahmastra Part One: Shiva (Pritam)
  • Gangubai Kathiawadi (Sanjay Leela Bhansali)
  • Gehraiyaan (Oaff, Savera)
  • Jugjugg Jeeyo (Tanishk Bagchi, Pozy (Niranjan Dhar), Kanishk Seth, Kavita Seth, Vishal Shelke)

PC – Facebook account of IIFA Awards

BEST PLAYBACK SINGER (FEMALE):

  • Brahmastra Part One: Shiva (Jonita Gandhi – Deva Deva)
  • Brahmastra Part One: Shiva (Shreya Ghoshal – Rasiya)
  • Gangubai Kathiawadi (Shreya Ghoshal – Jab Saiyaan)
  • Gehraiyaan (Lothika – Doobey)
  • Jugjugg Jeeyo (Kavita Seth – Rangi Sari (Traditional / Folk Song))

PC – Facebook account of IIFA Awards

BEST PLAYBACK SINGER (MALE):

  • Brahmastra Part One: Shiva (Arijit Singh – Kesariya)
  • Brahmastra Part One: Shiva (Arijit Singh – Deva Deva)
  • Gehraiyaan (Mohit Chauhan – Gehraiyaan (Reprise))
  • Jugjugg Jeeyo (Kanishk Seth – Rangi Sari (Traditional / Folk Song))
  • Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (Aditya Rao – Behney Do)

Abu Dhabi
PC – Facebook account of IIFA Awards

 

Tariq Saeed

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