In a star studded and glamorous event of IIFA awards Dabangg came on top. Like in many other award events this year Dabangg received the highest honors. Dabangg grabbed won 9 awards in total which included Best Picture award.
Salman though lost the Best Actor (male) award to Shah Rukh Khan, who won it for his performance in My Name is Khan. Karan Johar went on to win Best Director award for the same.
Surprisingly Anushka Sharma won Best Actor (female) for her performance in the movie ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’. She also won Hottest Pair 2011 with Ranveer Singh. Ranveer Singh then went on to win Best Debut (male) for the same film.
Best Debut Female went to Sonakshi Sinha for her performance in Dabangg. No surprises there!
Arjun Rampal won Best Supporting Actor (male) for his role in Raajneeti and Prachi Desai won Best Supporting Actor (Female) for her performance in Once upon a time in Mumbai.
Sonu Sood won Best Performance in a Negative Role for Dabangg where as Riteish Deshmukh won Best Performance in a Comic Role for Housefull.
Dabangg’s Music Directors Sajid-Wajid and Jatin Pandit won Best Music Director award where Mamta Sharma won Best Playback Singer (female) for Munni Badnaam Hui song. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan won Best Playback Singer (male) for Tere Mast Mast Do Nain also from Dabangg.
The Best Lyrics award though went to Niranjan Iyengar for Sajda and Noor-e-Khuda from My Name is Khan. My Name is Khan also won Shivani Bhatija Best Story Award.
Sharmila Tagore was honored with Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema award.
The complete list of Awards –
Best Film: Dabangg
Best Actor (Female): Anushka Sharma, Band Baaja Baaraat
Best Actor (Male): shah Rukh Khan, My Name Is Khan
Best Director: Karan Johar, My Name Is Khan
Best Actor In A Comic Role: Riteish Deshmukh, Housefull
Best Performance In A Supporting Role (Male): Arjun Rampal, Raajneeti
Best Performance In A Supporting Role (Female): Prachi Desai, Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai
Best Performance In A Negative Role: Sonu Sood, Dabangg
Achievement In International Cinema: Irrfan Khan
Best Debut (Female): Sonakshi Sinha, Dabangg
Best Debut (Male): Ranveer Singh, Band Baaja Baaraat
Hottest Pair 2011: Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh
Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema: Sharmila Tagore
Best Screenplay Award: Abhinav Kashyap, Dilip Shukla, Dabangg
Best Playback Singer (Female): Mamta Sharma, Munni Badnaam Hui(Dabangg)
Best Playback Song: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Tere Mast Mast Do Nain (Dabangg)
Best Music Direction: Sajid-Wajid, Lalit Pandit, Dabangg
Best Lyrics: Niranjan Iyengar, Sajda and Noor-e-Khuda (My Name is Khan)
Best Story Award: Shivani Bhatija, My Name is Khan
Best Costume Designing: Niharika Khan, Band Baaja Baaraat
Best Action: S Vijayan, Dabangg
Best Makeup: Banu (For Rajinikanth),Robot
Best Background Score: Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy, My Name Is Khan
Best Song Recording: Vijay Dayal, Ainvayi Ainvayi (Band Baaja Baaraat)
Best Choreography Award: Farah Khan, Munni Badnaam(Dabangg)
Best Editing: Namrata Rao, Band Baaja Baaraat
Best Sound Recording: Pritam Das, Love, Sex Aur Dhokha
Best Sound Re-recording: Leslie Fernandes, Dabangg
Best Cinematography: Sudeep Chatterjee, Guzaarish
Best Art Direction: Sabu Cyril, Robot
Best Special Effects: Indian Artists, Robot