16th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA)

16th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) informally known as the “Bollywood Oscars,” was held in Malaysia.

The award ceremony was held in Putra Indoor Stadium Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The 2015 IIFA Awards honoured the best films of 2014 and the ceremony took place from June 05 to 07, 2015.  Haider was awarded the most awards (09).


Popular Awards

  • Best Film:Queen.
  • Best Director: Rajkumar Hirani – PK.
  • Best Actor In A Leading Role: Shahid Kapoor –Haider as Haider Meer.
  • Best Actress In A Leading Role: Kangana Ranaut – Queen as Rani Mehra.
  • Best Actor In A Supporting Role: Riteish Deshmukh – Ek Villain as Rakesh Mahadkar.
  • Best Actress In A Supporting Role: Tabu – Haider as Ghazala Meer.
  • Male Debutant Star: Tiger Shroff – Heropanti as Bablu.
  • Female Debutant Star: Kriti Sanon – Heropanti as Dimpy.
  • Best Performance In A Comic Role: Varun Dhawan– Main Tera Hero as Seenu.
  • Best Performance In A Negative Role: Kay Kay Menon– Haider as Khurram Meer.
  • Best Story: Vikas Bahl, Chaitally Parmar, Parveez Shaikh- Queen.

Special Awards

  • IIFA Award for Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema: Subhash Ghai.
  • IIFA Award for Entertainer of the Year: Deepika Padukone

Musical awards

  • Best Music Direction: 2 States – Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.
  • Best Lyrics: Galliyan from Ek Villain – Manoj Muntashir.
  • Best Male Playback Singer: Ankit Tiwari for Galliyan – Ek Villain.
  • Best Female Playback Singer: Kanika Kapoor for Baby Doll – Ragini MMS 2.
  • Best Sound Design: Shajith Koyeri – Haider.
  • Best Background Score: Vishal Bhardwaj – Haider.

Technical awards

  • Best Action: Parvez Shaikh & Andy Armstrong – Bang Bang.
  • Best Special Effects: Reupal Rawal (Prime Focus) – Kick.
  • Best Choreography: Ahmed Khan – Kick.
  • Best Cinematography: Binod Pradhan – 2 States.
  • Best Costume Design: Dolly Ahluwalia – Haider.
  • Best Dialogue: Abhijat Joshi & Rajkumar Hirani – PK.
  • Best Editing: Anurag Kashyap & Abhijit Kokate – Queen.
  • Best Makeup: Preetisheel Singh & Clover Wootton – Haider.
  • Best Production Design: Subrata Chakraborty & Amit Ray – Haider.
  • Best Screenplay: Vikas Bahl, Chaitally Parmar & Parveez Shaikh – Queen.
  • Best Sound Mixing: Debajit Changmai – Haider.
  • Best Sound Recording: Eric Pillai for Galliyan – Ek Villain.