The highlight of the awards evening went to no other than King Khan
The 2008 International Indian Film Academy event in Bangkok was full of glamour and glitz as assumed. After a hugely positive premiere of Sarkar Raj on Friday, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, which was followed by the stunning Fashion show extravaganza on Saturday, the climax of this zestful and star cast weekend was on Sunday, the awards ceremony.
The highlight of the awards evening went to no other than King Khan, despite the event being criticised for promoting the Bachchans. Chak De India came top in the list with Sharukh Khan winning best actor, and also the film claiming the technical awards for the night. Sharukh was not present at the event but his winning streak showed that the awards still had their credibility intact.
Kareena Kapoor bagged the award for best actress for her role in Jab We Met and A.R. Rehman for best music director with his score for Guru.
Here is the list of the IIFA 2008 winners.
Shimit Aminfor Chak De India.
Chak De India
Shahrukh Khan for Chak De India.
Kareena Kapoor for Jab We Met.
Best Music Director
A.R. Rehman for Guru.
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Shreya Ghosal for Barso Re in Guru.
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Shaan for Jab Se Tere Naina for Saawariya.
Javed Akhtar for Om Shanti Om.
Imtiaz Ali for Jab We Met.
Anurag Basu for Life in a Metro and Jaideep Sahni for Chak De India.
Jaideep Shani for Chak De India.
The Best Newcomer Awards
Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone
Best Performance in a Negative Role
Vivek Oberoi for Shootout at Lokhandwala.
Best Performance in a Comic Role
Best Supporting Actor
Irfan Khan for Life in a Metro.
Best Supporting Actress
Konkana Sen Sharma for Life in a Metro.
Achievement in Indian Cinema
Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema
Outstanding Contribution by an Indian in International Cinema
Best Style Icon (Male)
Best Style Icon (Female)
Fresh Face of the Year
Neil Nitin Mukesh
Best Costume Designing
Manish Malhotra, Karan Johar and Sanjiv Mulchandani for Om Shanti Om.
Sudeep Chatterjee for Chak De India.
Amitabh Shukla for Chak De India.
Best Sound Recording
Manas Choudhary and Ali Merchantfor Chak De India.
Best Sound Re-recording
Anuj Mathur for Chak De India.
Best Art Direction
Sabu Cyril for Om Shanti Om.
Best Special Effects
Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. for Om Shanti Om.
Bharat-Dorris, Ravi Indulkar and Namrata Soni for Om Shanti Om.