Gear it up as IIFA (The International Indian Film Award) is up again. Every year IIFA is getting bigger and broadening its dimensions to new countries around the globe. This year IIFA will take place in Bangkok in next month and the nominations are out.
Vidhya Balan starrer Tumhari Sullu topped the list with 7 nominations and the other one which is just a step behind is Newton with 5 nominations.
Tumhari sullu is not just a story of a housewife, but it’s about the struggle and determined ambition that a woman face while fulfilling her ambition. Tumahri Sullu got nominated for
Best Picture, Best Direction and Best Story for Suresh Triveni, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for Vidya, Performance in a Supporting Role (Female) for Neha Dhupia, Performance in a Supporting Role (Male) for Vijay Maurya and Best Music Direction.
Tumhari Sulu and Newton are competing for the Title Of Best Movie with Bareilly Ki Barfi, Hindi Medium, and Toilet – Ek Prem Katha.
Veteran star, Late Sridevi is also nominated for the Best Actor (female) for her performance in MOM. She also won National award for the same film, which was received by her family. Zaira Wasim is the youngest and the new entry in the list for her role in Secret Superstar, Vidya for Tumhari Sullu, Alia Bhatt for Badrinath Ki Dulhania, and Bhumi Pednekar for Shubh Mangal Saavdhan.
For Vidya it’s not a first time to get nominated for a leading role as she won this award in the same category for ‘Dirty Picture’.
Nominations for the Best Director category include Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari for Bareilly Ki Barfi, Saket Chaudhary for Hindi Medium, Anurag Basu Jagga Jasoos and Amit V Masurkar for Newton.
For the Best Actor Irrfan Khan for Hindi Medium, Ranbir Kapoor for Jagga Jasoos, Adil Hussain for Mukti Bhawan, Rajkummar Rao for Newton, Akshay Kumar for Toilet Ek Prem Katha are nominated.
Live voting from all around the globe has been started for the categories. This year IIFA will be hosted by Riteish Deshmukh and Karan Johar which will be held on 22 to 24 June and power packed performances of Ranbir Kappor, Shahid Kapoor, and Alia will be seen, as they left for Bangkok to attend IIFA.
Kartik Aaryan, who recently gave the big hit Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety and also got added in the name of 100cr club actors, will host the IIFA Rocks concert along with Ayushmann Khurrana.
Wizcraft International, the producers and creators of the IIFA movement stated “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.