The International Indian Film Academy Award is officially known as IIFA Awards. This is a renowned award and held every year. This ceremony premiered on April 6, 2002, at the Genting Highlands, in Arena of stars, Malaysia. In 2002 IIFA Award held the third time and divided into 29 competitive categories. This occasion is the International event which coverage world media and ceremony commence with the music of launching movie of “Kaante”. IIFA Award is about to promote Indian cinema worldwide and enhance technology and talent.
As the Awards Ceremony started with Former Miss Universe Lara Dutta, she was an anchor and attract entire audience toward her charm and connect well. Ex- Miss universe SushmitaSen, Ishakoppikar, Remo Fernandes, Bardot and much more celebs, who gave an outstanding performance at the IIFA night. The speakers of celebration included Ashutosh Gowarikar, Karan Johar, FarhanAkhtar, and Madhur Bhandarkar. The main Awards of this ceremony are; Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Comic Role.
IIFA Awards 2002 dedicate to entire cinema including Best actor, actress awards, Technical Awards, Musical Awards and Backstage Awards. Winners of IIFA Awards 2002 are: Lagan won the Picture Award, Ashotosh Gowarikar won Best Director for Lagaan, Aamir Khan won Best Actor for Lagaan and Tabu won Best Actress for Chandani Bar, Akshay Kumar won Best Negative Role, and Comic award won Govinda. Musical Awards winners are; Best Music Director won by A.R. Rahman, Best Lyrics of 2002 was Radha Kese Na Jale, Sonu Nigam won for Best Playback Male Singer, Asha Bhosle won for Best Playback Female Singer, and Dil Chachta Hai song won Best Song of this year.
Special Awards were also a part of IIFA, It is given to that person who contributes outstandingly in Indian Cinema, and winner of this award are renowned actress Sadhna and Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema: Mira Nair. Fresh Face Male: Arjun Rampal and Fresh Face Female: Isha Deol. There was the huge competition between Lagaan and Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham movies who won many Awards of 2002 IIFA. Lagaan won the highest some Awards.