With the excitement building up ahead of the 21st Edition of NEXA IIFA Weekend & Awards 2020, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards, proudly announces its 11 Popular Category nominations as it is all set to bring its global brand presence to the culturally rich state of Madhya Pradesh, The Heart of Incredible India. IIFA Weekend & Awards 2020, Madhya Pradesh: IIFA Rocks and IIFA Awards will be held on the 27th – 29th March, 2020.
Rounding out the 11 Popular Categories areBest Picture | Direction | Performance in a Leading Role (Female & Male)|Performance in a Supporting Role (Female & Male) | Music Direction |Playback Singer (Male & Female) as Global Voting is now LIVE.
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Indian Cinema has had an incredible year with a varied number of truly distinctive films that not only took the box office by storm but were also critically acclaimed fetching rave reviews.
Soaring on a high note, ‘Gully Boy’leads the way withthe highest number of nominations, 14 in total, with ‘Kabir Singh’ trailing close behind with 8 nominations and ‘Article 15’ bagging nominations in 7 categories.
The top picks for Best Picture category are namely ‘Article 15’, ‘Gully Boy’, ‘Kabir Singh’, ‘Kesari’, ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’.
Nominees for the Best Actor in a Leading Role |Female are: TaapseePannu for ‘Badla’, Kareena Kapoor Khan for ‘Good Newwz’, Alia Bhatt for ‘Gully Boy’, Vidya Balan for ‘Mission Mangal’ and Priyanka Chopra Jonas for ‘The Sky Is Pink’.
Conversely, nominees for the Best Actor in a Leading Role | Male are: Ayushmann Khurrana for ‘Article 15’, Ranveer Singh for ‘Gully Boy’, Shahid Kapoor for ‘Kabir Singh’, Hrithik Roshan for ‘Super 30’ and Vicky Kaushal for ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’.
For best Direction, the nominees are; Anubhav Sinha for ‘Article 15’, Sujoy Ghosh for ‘Badla’, Zoya Akhtar for ‘Gully Boy’, Sandeep Reddy Vanga for ‘Kabir Singh’ and Aditya Dhar for ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’.
The International Indian Film Academy announced the list of winners in the Technical categories of India’s most prominent awards that celebrates the very best of Indian Cinema with the highest level of achievement through the glamorous IIFA statuette.
It’s a tie this yearas Gully Boy & War lead the winners list by stepping away with 3 awards in the technical category each. Gully Boy for Best Cinematography (Jay Oza), Best Dialogue (Vijay Maurya), Best Editing (Nitin Baid) and War for Best Choreography (Bosco – Caesar; TusharKalia), Best Sound Mixing (Anuj Mathur – YRF Studios; Pritam Das), Special Effects (Visuals) (YFX) (YRF Studios).
Uri: The Surgical Strike wins 2 awards in the technical category: Sound Design (BishwadeepDipak Chatterjee), Background Score (ShashwatSachdev)
Other winners in the Technical category are Anubhav Sinha and Gaurav Solanki wins Best Screenplay, for Article 15.
NEXA IIFA AWARDS 2020 to be hosted by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and the multi-talented actor Riteish Deshmukh, along with as spectacular line-up of performances by Shah Rukh Khan, KartikAaryan, Hrithik Roshan,Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez.