TECHNICAL AWARDS FOR iifa 2013 ANNOUNCED Barfi! leads with a whopping 9 awards


Barfi! leads with a whopping 9 awards

 The International Indian Film Academy (iifa) has announced winners of the ‘Technical Awards’ categories for this year’s IIFA Awards. The 14th VIDEOCON DDB iifa Weekend will be held at The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel, the Official Host Destination Partner from the 4th to the 6th July.

Of the 14 Awards, Anurag Basu’s Barfi! has garnered the highest number of awards in the technical category, a grand total of 9,  bagging the award for Best Cinematography (Ravi Varman I.S.C.), Best Screenplay (Anurag Basu &Tani Basu), Best Production Design (Rajat Poddar),  Best Sound Design (Shajith Koyeri), Best Song Recording (Eric Pillai -Future Sound Of Bombay) for Ala Barfi, Best Sound Mixing (Debajit Changmai), Best Background Score (Pritam), Best Costume Designing (Aki Narula and Shefalina) and Best Make-Up (Uday Serali).

Following that Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur – 1 won two awards, one for Best Action (Shyam Kaushal) and the other for Best Dialogue (Zeishan Quadri, Akhilesh, Sachin Ladia & Anurag Kashyap) is shared with Juhi Chaturvedi for Vicky Donor.

The award for Best Editing went to the Vidya Balan starrer, Kahaani (Namrata Rao) and Best Choreography was won by Ganesh Acharya for the film, Agneepath for the song, Chikni Chameli.

Salman Khan starrer, Ek Tha Tiger  bagged the award for Best Special Effects (Pankaj Khanopur, Sherry Bharda & Vishal Anand – Tata Elxsi)

The winners will receive their trophies at the VIDEOCON DDB iifa Weekend.




Cinematography Ravi Varman I.S.C Barfi!
Screenplay Anurag Basu &Tani Basu Barfi!
Dialogue Zeishan Quadri, Akhilesh, Sachin Ladia & Anurag Kashyap Gangs of Wasseypur 1
Juhi Chaturvedi Vicky Donor
Editing Namrata Rao Kahaani
Production Design Rajat Poddar Barfi!
Choreography Ganesh Acharya – Chikni Chameli Agneepath
Action Sham Kaushal Gangs of Wasseypur – 1
Sound Design Shajith Koyeri Barfi!
Song Recording Eric Pillai (Future Sound Of Bombay) – Ala Barfi Barfi!
Sound Mixing Debajit Changmai (Future Works Sound City) Barfi!
Background Score Pritam Barfi!
Special Effects (Visuals) Pankaj Khanopur, Sherry Bharda & Vishal Anand – Tata Elxsi Ek Tha Tiger
Costume Designing Aki Narula & Shefalina Barfi!
Make-Up Uday Serali Barfi!

About iifa (International Indian Film Academy)

Conceptualized and produced by Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. and supported by the key members of the Indian film fraternity, IIFA is the most appreciated South Asian film academy. Also, the IIFA Awards is India’s biggest media event. With a viewership of almost 600 million, it is among the world’s most-watched annual entertainment events. From a one night celebration in 2000 at the Millennium Dome, London, the last thirteen years have seen the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) movement grow into a cine-packed weekend of film-festivals, workshops, exhibitions, film-showcases, global business forums and sporting events, all of which climax into the highlight of the Weekend, the IIFA Awards.

About The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel

Opened in 2007, The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel is Macao’s first integrated resort featuring stunning replicas of the famous canals and architectural icons of Venice, Italy. The Venetian Macao features 3,000 suites, 1.2 million square feet (111,000 square metres) of convention and meeting facilities as well as a 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ designed for world-class sports events and electrifying entertainment. The Venetian Macao is also home to the unique, 1,800-seat luxury Venetian Theatre, hosting the best in international and Chinese entertainment; more than 30 renowned restaurants; MALO CLINIC Health & Wellness; the incredibly fun QUBE indoor playground and more than 300 retailers at Shoppes Grand Canal. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools and cabanas and a mini-golf course.

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Sands China Ltd. is the leading developer, owner and operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The befittingly named Cotai Strip Resorts, situated on reclaimed land between the islands of Coloane and Taipa, is the one destination that provides a stunning array of experiences at the heart of Cotai. Cotai Strip Resorts has transformed a gaming-centric day-trip market into an integrated resort city and international hub for business and leisure travellers.

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