IIFA Awards is an Indian award show broadcast on the Colors TV channel. IIFA stands for International Indian Film Academy Awards. IIFA Awards 2018 is the nineteenth edition of these awards ceremony. This year’s awards ceremony took place in Thailand. The nominees for the ‘Best Film’ awards were Tumhari Sulu, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Hindi Medium, Newton, and Toilet: Ek Prem Kath. The winner was Tumhari Sulu. The nominees for ‘Best Actor In A Leading Role’ was Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Akshay Kumar, Rajkummar Rao, Ranbir Kapoor. The winner was Irrfan Khan for ‘Hindi Medium’ movie. The nominees for the ‘Best Actress In A Leading Role’ were Sridevi, Alia Bhatt, Bhumi Padnekar, Vidya Balan, Zaira Wasim. And the winner was Sridevi. The ‘Best Director’ award’s nominees were Saket Chaudhary, Amit V Musurkar, Anurag Basu, Ashwiny Iyer, and Suresh Triveni. The winner was Saket Chaudhary. The nominees for the award for the ‘Best Actor In A Supporting Role’ were Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Deepak Doriyal, Pankaj Tripathi, Rajkummar Rao, Vijay Maurya. The winner was Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The next award is ‘Best Actress In A Supporting Role’ and the nominees were Meher Vij, Neha Dhupia, Seema Pahwa, and Tabu. The winner was Meher Vij.
The nominees for the ‘Best Story’ award were Amit V Masurkar, Siddharth-Garima, Suresh Triveni. The winner was Amit V Masurkar. The ‘Best Screenplay’ award nominee was Nitesh Tiwari and the winner was the same. The ‘Best Debut Director’ award’s winner was Konkona Sen Sharma. The ‘Best Background Score’ award was given to Pritam for Jagga Jasoos. The ‘Best Music Director’ award was given to Amaal Mallik, Tanishk Bagchi, and Akhil Sachdeva for Badrinath Ki Dulhania. The ‘Best Playback Singer’ male was awarded to Arijit Singh, and the ‘Best Playback Singer’ female was awarded to Meghna Mishra. The ‘Best Lyrics’ award was given to Manoj Muntashir, and the ‘Best Sound Design’ was given to Dileep Subramaniam and Ganesh Gangadharan. The award for the ‘Best Special Effects’ was given to NY VFXwala. The ‘Best Cinematography’ award was given to Marcin Laskawiec USC for the movie Tiger Zinda Hai. The award for the ‘Best Choreography’ was given to Vijay Ganguly and Ruel Dausan Varindani for the movie Jagga Jasoos. The ‘Best Dialogue’ award was given to Hitesh Kewalya. The ‘Best Editing’ award was given to Shweta Venkat Mathew and the ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award was given to Anupam Kher. The ‘Style Icon’ award was given to Kriti Sanon.