IIFA Awards is an Indian awards show broadcast on the Colors TV channel. IIFA stands for International Indian Film Academy Awards. IIFA Awards 2019 is the twentieth edition of this awards ceremony. This year’s awards ceremony took place in India in Mumbai, for the first time on 18 September 2019. The ‘Best Film’ award nominees were Andhadhun, Raazi, Padmaavat, Sanju, and Badhaai Ho. The winner was Raazi. The nominees for the ‘Best Director’ were Sriram Raghavan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Rajkumar Hirani, Meghna Gulzar, and Amit Sharma. The winner of this award was Sriram Raghavan. The ‘Best Actor’ award nominees are Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana, Rajkumar Rao, and Vicky Kaushal. The winner of this award was Ranveer Singh for the movie Padmaavat.
The ‘Best Actress’ award nominees were Alia Bhatt, Rani Mukherji, Deepika Padukone, Neena Gupta, and Tabu. The winner was Alia Bhatt for the movie Raazi. The next category of the awards was ‘Best Supporting Actor’ and the nominees were Vicky Kaushal, Anil Kapoor, Jim Sarbh, Manoj Pahwa, and Pankaj Tripathi. The winner was Vicky Kaushal for the movie Sanju. The ‘Best Supporting Actress’ award nominees were Aditi Rao Hydari, Neena Gupta, Radhika Apte, Surekha Sikri, and Swara Bhaskar. The winner of this award was Aditi Rao Hydrari for the movie Padmaavat. The award for the ‘Star Debut Of The Year- Male’ went to Ishaan Khatter for the movie Dhadak. The award for the ‘Star Debut Of The Year- Female’ went to Sara Ali Khan for the movie Kedarnath.
The ‘Best Music Director’ award went to Amaal Mallik. The ‘Best Lyricist’ award was bagged by Amitabh Bhattacharya for the movie Dhadak. The ‘Best Male Playback Singer’ award nominees were Arijit Singh, Abhay Jodhpurkar, Amit Trivedi, and Sukhwinder Singh. The winner was Arijit Singh for the movie Raazi. The ‘Best Female Playback Singer’ award’s winner was Harshdeep Kaur. The ‘Best Story’ award was given to Sriram Raghavan, Arijit Biswas, Pooja Ladha Surti, Yogesh Chandekar, and Hemanth Rao. The ‘Best Dialogue’ award was given to Akshat Ghildial. The ‘Best Editing’ award was given to Pooja Ladha Surti.
The ‘Best Screenplay’ award was given to Sriram Raghavan, Arijit Biswas, Pooja Ladha Surti, Yogesh Chandekar, and Hemanth Rao. The ‘Best Cinematography’ award was given to Sudeep Chatterjee, and the ‘Best Choreography’ award was bagged by Kruti Mahesh Midya and Jyoti D Tommar. The ‘Best Background Score’ was given to Daniel B. George, and the ‘Best Special Effects’ award was given to Filmgate Films AB.