The 23rd edition of the star-studded International Indian Film Academy Awards, also known as IIFA, took Abu Dhabi by storm. Brace yourself for the big IIFA 2023 Award winners and the unforgettable moments that stole the show.
Brahmastra emerged victorious, sweeping the musical categories with its enchanting tunes. Arijit Singh’s mesmerizing vocals earned him the coveted title of Best Male Singer, while the soulful melodies of Shreya Ghoshal secured her the award for Best Female Singer.
Behind the scenes, the maestro Pritam shone brightly as he clinched the Best Music Director accolade, weaving magic through the film’s enchanting soundtrack. Also, Mouni Roy got the award for Best Supporting Actress in Brahmastra: Part One Shiva.
Hrithik Roshan wowed audiences with his captivating and raw performance in Vikram Vedha, ultimately earning him the prestigious Best Actor award.
On the other side of the silver screen, the talented Alia Bhatt showcased her prowess as she gracefully took home the Best Actress trophy for her fearless portrayal in Gangubai Kathiawadi.
Celebrating excellence in filmmaking, the award for Best Director went to the versatile R Madhavan, whose masterpiece Rocketry: The Nambi Effect left audiences in awe.
Paying tribute to a legendary career, Kamal Haasan was honored with the Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema award, a testament to his unparalleled contributions to the industry.
Last but not least, Ajay Devgn’s gripping thriller Drishyam 2 took center stage, winning the hearts of viewers and securing the prestigious Best Film award. With its gripping storyline and stellar performances, it left an indelible mark on audiences across the nation. Check the full list of IIFA 2023 Award Winners List!
IIFA 2023 Award Winners Full List:
- Best Film: The coveted award for Best Film goes to the gripping and suspenseful thriller, Drishyam 2.
- Best Director: R Madhavan receives recognition for his exceptional directorial skills in Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.
- Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female): Alia Bhatt’s remarkable performance in Gangubai Kathiawadi earns her the award for Best Actress.
- Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male): Hrithik Roshan’s captivating portrayal in Vikram Vedha lands him the title of Best Actor.
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Mouni Roy impresses with her nuanced performance in Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva, securing the award for Best Supporting Actress.
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): Anil Kapoor’s exceptional acting skills in Jugg Jugg Jeeyo earn him the recognition for Best Supporting Actor.
- Outstanding Achievement for Fashion in Cinema: Manish Malhotra’s exceptional contributions to fashion in cinema are acknowledged and celebrated.
- Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema: The legendary Kamal Haasan is honored for his outstanding contributions to Indian cinema.
- Best Adapted Story: Aamil Keeyan Khan and Abhishek Pathak’s brilliant adaptation of Drishyam 2 is recognized with the award for Best Adapted Story.
- Best Original Story: Perveez Sheikh and Jasmeet Reen are applauded for their creative storytelling in Darlings, earning them the award for Best Original Story.
- Outstanding Achievement in Regional Cinema: The Marathi film Ved, directed by Riteish Deshmukh, receives well-deserved recognition for its outstanding contributions to regional cinema.
- Best Debut (Male): Shantanu Maheshwari’s impressive debut in Gangubai Kathiawadi and Babil Khan’s impactful performance in Qala earn them the award for Best Debut (Male).
- Best Debut (Female): Khushali Kumar’s promising debut in Dhoka Around the Corner is acknowledged with the award for Best Debut (Female).
- Best Playback Singer (Female): The soulful voice of Shreya Ghoshal in the song “Rasiya” from Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva earns her the award for Best Female Playback Singer.
- Best Playback Singer (Male): Arijit Singh’s mesmerizing rendition of the song “Kesariya” from Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva secures him the award for Best Male Playback Singer.
- Best Music Direction: Pritam’s exceptional music direction in Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva is recognized and honored with the award for Best Music Direction.
- Best Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya’s lyrical brilliance in the song “Kesarya” from Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva is acknowledged with the award for Best Lyricist.
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