Wednesday, May 12, 2010


Taking Bollywood to exotic or faraway lands, this year it is Sri Lanka's turn to host the 11th IIFA awards ceremony during the month of June and the nominations are out for the best films, actors and directors of 2009.

And... the nominees for the main categories are:

Best film category
3 Idiots
Dev D

Best lead actress
Deepika Padukone - Love Aaj Kal
Kareena Kapoor - 3 idiots
Mahie Gill - Dev D
Priyanka Chopra - Kaminey
Vidya Balan - Paa

Best lead actor
Aamir Khan - 3 idiots
Amitabh Bachchan - Paa
Ranbir Kapoor - Wake up Sid!
Saif Ali Khan - Love Aaj Kal
Salman Khan - Wanted
Shahid Kapoor - Kaminey

Best film director
Anurag Kashyap per Dev D
Ayan Mukerji per Wake up Sid!
Imtiaz Ali per Love Aaj Kal
R. Balki per Paa
Rajkumar Hirani - 3 idiots
Vishal Bhardwaj per Kaminey

Best Actor - Comedy
Ajay Devgan - All The Best
Govinda - Life Partner
Johny Lever - De Dana Dan
Omi Vaidya - 3 Idiots
Sanjay Dutt - All The Best

Best Music Composer
Amit Trivedi - Dev D
A.R.Rehman - Delhi 6
Pritam - Love Aaj Kal
Shantanu Moitra - 3 Idiots
Vishal Bharadwaj - Kaminey

Best Lyricist
Amitabh Bhattacharya - Dev D
Gulzar - Kaminey
Irshad Kamil - Love Aaj Kal
Prasoon Joshi - Delhi 6
Swanand Kirkire - 3 Idiots

Discuss your favourites here in the comments section and also vote for them directly at the IIFA official website.


  1. this is stupid.....Wanted being nominated.....shit.....this is the lowest IIFA can go.....

  2. H there Hitesh,
    Sorry to hear you did not like 'Wanted'... I have actually not watched it yet. Seems some people absolutely love it while some hate it.


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