IIFA Awards 2011 Winners: ‘Dabangg’ is Best Film, SRK is Best Actor for ‘MNIK’

Salman Khan’s blockbuster Dabangg bagged seven awards, but did not garner him Best Actor

The 12th IIFA Awards were held in Toronto on June 25, 2011. Salman Khan’s blockbuster Dabangg bagged seven awards, including Best Film, Best Debut (Female) for Sonakshi Sinha and Best Performance in a Negative Role for Sonu Sood. Shahrukh Khan took away the Best Actor trophy for My Name is Khan, while Anushka Sharma was crowned Best Actress for Band Baaja Baaraat. Ranveer Singh won the Best Debut (Male) for Band Baaja Baaraat. Ranveer and Anushka were also adjudged the Hottest Pair. Sharmila Tagore took home the Outstanding Achievement Award. Dharmendra was honoured for 50 years in cinema.

Here is the full winners’ list:

Best Film: Dabangg
Best Direction: Karan Johar – My Name is Khan
Best Actor (Male): Shah Rukh Khan – My Name is Khan
Best Actor (Female): Anushka Sharma – Band Baaja Baaraat
Best Screenplay: Abhinav Kashyap & Dilip Shukla – Dabangg
Best Story: Shibani Bhatija – My Name is Khan
Best Dialogue: Vishal Bhardwaj – Ishqiya
Best Editing: Namrata Rao – Band Baaja Baaraat
Best Cinematography: Sudeep Chatterjee – Guzaarish
Best Background Score: Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy – My Name is Khan
Best Supporting Actor (Male): Arjun Rampal – Raajneeti
Best Supporting Actor (Female): Prachi Desai – Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
Best Performance in a Negative role: Sonu Sood – Dabangg
Best Performance in a Comic role: Riteish Deshmukh – Housefull
Best Debut (Female): Sonakshi Sinha – Dabangg
Best Debut (Male): Ranveer Singh – Band Baaja Baaraat
Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema: Irrfan Khan
Green Globe Award: Priyanka Chopra
Hottest Pair: Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh
Outstanding Achievement in Indian cinema: Sharmila Tagore and Dharmendra
Best Music: Sajid-Wajid and Lalit Pandit – Dabangg
Best Lyrics: Niranjan Iyengar – Sajdaa from My Name is Khan
Best Playback Singer (Female): Mamta Sharma – Munni badnaam from Dabangg
Best Playback Singer (Male): Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Tere mast mast do nain from Dabangg
Best Costume Designing: Niharika Khan – Band Baaja Baaraat
Best Action: S Vijayan – Dabangg
Best Makeup: Banu – Robot
Best Song Recording: Vijay Dayal – Ainvayi Ainvayi from Band Baaja Baaraat
Best Choreography Award: Farah Khan – Munni badnam from Dabangg
Best Sound Recording: Pritam Das – Love, Sex Aur Dhokha
Best Sound Re-recording: Leslie Fernandes – Dabangg
Best Art Direction: Sabu Cyril – Robot
Best Special Effects: Indian Artists – Robot.