The IIFA Awards 2004, is renowned Award and formally known as the 5th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony. This event held in the city of Singapore on May 20 to May 22, 2004. Singapore created the catchy tagline for attracting world “Uniquely IIFA, Uniquely Singapore.” The official ceremony held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, in Esplanade Concert on May 22, 2004. This year the IIFA Award divided into 27 competitive categories. The ceremony telecasted in Internationally as well as in India on Star Plus.
Actor Rahul Khanna hosted IIFA 2004. IIFA Awards 2004 became most famous in the entire world and coverage media worldwide. The first day of IIFA commences with the Conference of IIFA Inaugural Press. On the second day, Celebrity Football Match of IIFA Foundation took place at Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore. In this match, two teams included one was glitterati of Indian Cinema and second one football fraternity of Singapore.”Globalization” of “Indian Cinema” topic also discussed between India and Singapore.
In this ceremony movie, “Yuva” directed by Mani Ratnam was premiered in Hindi as well as in Tamil “Aaytha Ezhuthu. The movie “Kal Ho Naa Ho” received seventeen nominations, which is the highest number out of the total twenty-seven categories. The winners of IIFA 2004 are; Best Picture; Kal Ho Na Ho, Best Director; Rakesh Roshan, Best Actor in Leading Role; Hrithik Roshan, Best Actress in Leading Role; Preity Zinta, Best Comic Role; Boman Irani, Best Negative Role; Feroz Khan.
The Musical Awards winners are; Best Music Director; Shankar- Ehsaan- Loy, Best Lyrics; Kal Ho Naa Ho, Best Singer Male; Sonu Nigam, Best Female Singer; Shreya Ghoshal and Best Story; Kal Ho Na Ho. Outstanding contribution to Indian cinema; Yash Johar, Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema; Dilip Kumar, Samsung Diva; Kareena Kapoor, Samsung Style Icon; Saif Ali Khan. The First ever in IIFA 2004 it was announced that next ceremony is going to be celebrated in Amsterdam, Arena Amsterdam, Netherland in 2005.