• Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara take home highest accolades at the 13th Jaypee IIFA Awards
• Vidya Balan and Ranbir Kapoor win lead actor Awards
• Indian Cinema’s eternal diva, Rekha wins Outstanding Achievement Award; veterans Ramesh Sippy and Zohra Segal recognized for contribution to Indian Cinema
• 7,000 capacity crowd gathers to witness the biggest celebration of Indian Cinema
9th June, 2012, Singapore: The thirteenth year of the Jaypee IIFA Awards surpassed expectations with a spectacular show that saw Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara bag the top Awards of the night including Best Picture, Best Story, Best Director for Zoya Akthar and Actor In Supporting Role for the talented, Farhan Akhtar.
Celebrating the magic of Indian Cinema, the Jaypee IIFA Awards was held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium where actors, Shahid Kapoor and Farhan Akthar played host to the three day Videocon DDB IIFA Weekend. The duo kept the audience entertained throughout with their good humoured jokes and commendable on-stage camaraderie.
Vidya Balan won the Award for Best Actress for her much acclaimed role in The Dirty Picture while Ranbir Kapoor came out victorious for Best Male performance for his role in Rockstar. On having won the awards, Ranbir said, "I am grateful to have got the opportunity to work with masterminds like Imtiaz Ali, AR Rahman and my grand uncle Shammi Kapoor in this film.” Emotions were also at a high when Ramesh Sippy took to the stage for his Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema lauded by a trio of greats including, Dr. Kamal Hassan, Javed Akthar and Rishi Kapoor, all three of whom have worked closely with the Director.
Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema was given to the eternal diva, Rekha post a tribute performance to her famed songs by Priyanka Chopra. Rekha received the award from Shatrughan Sinha and his daughter, Sonakshi Sinha, where they relived their favourite moments with the actress, who received a standing ovation from the packed arena.
Debutants, Vidyut Jamwal and Parineeti Chopra took to the IIFA stage to collect their accolades for the most promising new faces in Indian Cinema. The Jaypee Group IIFA Awards, organized by Wizcraft International Entertainment, had a dazzling performance lineup. The night highlighted the young talent in the room, where Shahid Kapoor, Prabhu Deva, Sonakshi Sinha and Bipasha Basu brought the house down with their performances, while father-son duo, Rishi and Ranbir Kapoor closed the show, enthralling audiences.
Celebrating a 100 glorious years of Indian Cinema and felicitating the best of 2011, the Jaypee IIFA Awards 2012, celebrated the very best of the Indian film fraternity. The prestigious night of nights, the Jaypee IIFA Awards will be broadcast globally on Star Plus, for the 7th year running, while it will broadcast on Mediacorp’s Vasantham channel in Singapore. The 13th Videocon DDB IIFA Weekend and Jaypee IIFA Awards is supported by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB). Panasonic with its Eco Ideas initiative will continue to partner the IIFAs for its greening initiatives. Incredible India's partnership will focus on exposing tourism opportunities that the country has to offer. Air India will partner with IIFA as the Official Airline Partner.
PVR Pictures is the associate sponsor of the IIFA World Premiere and Grey Goose is the presenting sponsor of IIFA Rocks. Air India will partner with IIFA as the Official Airline Partner. The Gitanjali Group and Gemfields, HostGator.in are Associate Sponsors of the Videocon IIFA Weekend. The IIFA Celebrations are being held in Singapore in association with Citibank. The Fairmont Singapore and the Swissotel-The Stamford are hospitality partners of the event.
Jaypee IIFA Awards (WINNERS LIST)
Best Picture: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara - Ritesh Sidhwani & Farhan Akhtar
Direction:Zoya Akhtar - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Performance In A Leading Role (Male): Ranbir Kapoor - Rockstar
Performance In A Leading Role (Female): Vidya Balan - The Dirty Picture
Performance In A Supporting Role (Male): Farhan Akhtar - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Performance In A Supporting Role (Female): Parineeti Chopra - Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl
Performance In A Comic Role: Riteish Deshmukh - Double Dhamaal
Performance In A Negative Role: Prakash Raj - Singham
Music Direction: A.R. Rahman - Nadaan Parinde (Rockstar)
Best Story: Reema Kagti & Zoya Akhtar - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Lyrics: Irshad Kamil - Nadaan Parinde (Rockstar)
Playback Singer (Male): Mohit Chauhan - Nadaan Parinde (Rockstar)
Playback Singer (Female): Shreya Ghoshal - Teri Meri (Bodyguard)
Cinematography: Carlos Catalan - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Screenplay: Reema Kagti & Zoya Akhtar - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Dialogue: Rajat Aroraa - The Dirty Picture
Editing: Anand Subaya - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Production Design: Sabu Cyril - Ra. One
Choreography: Bosco-Caesar – Senorita - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Action: Jai Singh Nijjar - Singham
Sound Design: Resul Pookutty & Amrit Pritam Dutta - Ra. One
Song Recording: Vijay Dayall - Chammak Challo - Ra. One
Sound Mixing: Anuj Mathur & Baylon Fonseca - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Special Effects (Visuals): Red Chillies VFX - Ra. One
Background Score: A.R. Rahman - Rockstar
Costume Design: Niharika Khan - The Dirty Picture
Make-up: Vikram Gaikwad - The Dirty Picture
Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema: Rekha
Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema: Ramesh Sippy
Outstanding Contribution to International Cinema: Liv Ullman
Debut - Male: Vidyut Jamwal
Debut - Female: Parineeti Chopra
Outstanding Contribution to a Greener Environment: Diya Mirza
Star Plus Hottest Pair: Ranbir Kapoor & Nargis Fakri