Sunday, April 27, 2014

IIFA Awards 2014 Winners List: Farhan and Deepika best Actors

The 15th Tata Motors IIFA Awards ended with a spectacular show at the Thampa Bay that saw the film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag grab the top Awards of the night including Best Picture, Best Direction, Performance in Leading Role (Male), Performance in a Supporting Role (Female) and Best Story. Other film to dominate the night was Aashiqui 2, which bagged awards for Music Direction, Lyrics, Playback Singer (Male) and Playback Singer (Female).  Deepika Padukone won the Award for her much acclaimed role in Chennai Express while Farhan Akhtar won for his role in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.

The show was hosted by actors Shahid Kapoor and Farhan Akthar for the second time, who made the night even entertaining and humorous. The duo kept the audience entertained throughout the evening with their humour, wit and laudable on-stage camaraderie with sets varying from a celebrity antakshri to a live-rap with the audience (Raju & Pappu) to them being dressed as spirited pirates.

Other highlights of the evening were the launch of IIFA Coffee Table Book by the Founder- Directors of Wizcraft International Entertainment – Andre Timmins, Sabbas Joseph and Viraf Sarkari along with superstar Hrithik Roshan.

International actors John Travolta and Kevin Spacey shook a leg on popular Bollywood hits. Kevin Spacey was brought on stage by Shahid, Farhan and Deepika to join them for a little jig to Lungi Dance whileJohn Travolta joined Priyanka Chopra on stage at the end of her act and later joined Hrithik matching moves with celebrity dancer-actor, Hrithik Roshan.

 On having won the Performance in a Leading Role (Female), Deepika Padukone said, “2013 was an amazing year for me. I left home with a suitcase and a dream and I thank my parents for allowing me to follow my dream.”

 Farhan Akhtar on winning the award for Performance in a Leading Role (Male) said, “This is a very special moment as it is the first time I’m receiving an award for the film in the presence of Milkha Singh. He shared a lot of amazing stories with me and was the wind beneath my wings. I am very honoured today.”

 John Travolta was felicitated with an award for Outstanding Contribution to International Cinema. He accepted the award saying “I am honoured and humbled to be put in this category. I believe that as human being we are alike and this is a medium to celebrate our similarities. A heartfelt thank you to IIFA and the Indian film community.”

Debutants, Vaani Kapoor (Shudh Desi Romance)and Dhanush (Raanjhanaa) took to the IIFA stage to collect their accolades for the most promising new faces in Indian Cinema. The Tata Motors IIFA Awards, organized by Wizcraft International Entertainment, had a foot tapping performances line-up. Madhuri Dixit Nene stole the show with her performance on Ek Do Teen, Piya Ghar Aaya, Dhak Dhak Karne Laga, Dola Re Dola.

Another highlight of the night was the electrifying performance by Hrithik Roshan on his hit numbers Mein Aisa Kyun Hoon, Bhoomro Bhoomro, Idhar Chala Main Udhar Chala, Senorita and Dhoom among others.

Priyanka Chopra performed onJaane Kyon Dil Chahata Hai, Mujse Shaadi Karogi, Tune Maari Entriyaan and many more. Deepika Padukone performed on Dhol Bhaje among others. Other performers were Ranveer Singh and Siddharth Malhotra.

Here is the complete list of IIFA 2014:
  • Best Entertainer of the Year: Deepika Padukone
  • Best Picture Award: Bhaag Milka Bhaag
  • Best Debutant Award: Dhanush for Raanjhanaa
  • Best Performance in a Leading role (Male): Farhan Akhtar for Bhaag Milka Bhaag
  • Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): Deepika Padukone for Chennai Express
  • Best Direction: Rakeysh Om Mehra for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
  • Best Performance in a Supporting role (Male): Aditya Roy Kapoor for Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani
  • Best Performance in a Supporting role (Female): Divya Dutta for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
  • Best Performance in a Comic Role: Arshad Warsi for Jolly LLB
  • Best Performance in a Negative role: Rishi Kapoor for D Day
  • Best Story Award: Prashoon Joshi for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
  • Best Lyrics Writer: Mithoon for 'Tum Hi Ho' from Aashiqui 2
  • Best Male Playback Singer Award: Arijit Singh for 'Tum Hi Ho' from Aashiqui 2
  • Best Female Playback Singer Award: Shreya Goshal for 'Sun Raha Hai Na Tu' from Aashiqui 2
  • Music Direction: Mithoon, Ankit Tiwari, Jeet Ganguly (Aashiqui 2)
  • Outstanding Contribution to India Cinema: Shatrughan Sinha
-With inputs from