IIFA Awards 2015 Complete Nominations List Revealed

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    Leaving behind the likes of Kangana Ranaut's Queen and Aamir Khan-starrer PK, Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor's romantic comedy 2 States is leading the nominations for the 16th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in categories like Best Picture, Best Director and Best Story.

    Coming close on the heels of 2 States is Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider, with its nomination in eight categories, including Leading Role Male for Shahid Kapoor, and Kay Kay Menon in both Supporting Role Male and Negative Role.

    2 States, based on Chetan Bhagat's novel of the same name, will be vying for the Best Picture trophy with Queen, PK, Haider, Highway and Mary Kom.

    IIFA stands for International Indian Film Academy Awards and it is a set of awards presented annually by the International Indian Film Academy to honour the artists of different talents in Bollywood.

    It was instituted in 2000 and each year the ceremony is held in different countries, the last one being held in Tampa Bay Area, Florida USA.

    This year the IIFA will be taking place in Malaysia and to announce the same Bipasha Basu and Anil Kapoor flew to the country along with other officials and held a press conference.

    After a huge gap of 13 years is the IIFA taking place in Malyasia. The awards ceremony is one of the biggest, along the lines of Oscar for Bollywood.

    Check out the nominations for this year...

    Best Picture

    Best Picture

    Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, Vikramaditya Motwane & Anurag Kashyap - Queen
    Sajid Nadiadwala & Karan Johar - 2 States
    Vinod Chopra Films & Rajkumar Hirani Films - PK
    Utv Motion Pictures & Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures - Haider
    Sajid Nadiadwala & Imtiaz Ali - Highway
    Viacom 18 Motion Pictures & Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Mary Kom

    Best Director

    Best Director

    Vikas Bahl - Queen
    Vishal Bhardwaj - Haider
    Rajkumar Hirani - PK
    Abhishek Varman - 2 States
    Imtiaz Ali - Highway

    Leading Role Male

    Leading Role Male

    Shahid Kapoor - Haider
    Aamir Khan - PK
    Arjun Kapoor - 2 States
    Hrithik Roshan - Bang Bang
    Randeep Hooda - Highway
    Shah Rukh Khan - Happy New Year

    Leading Role Female

    Leading Role Female

    Kangana Ranaut - Queen
    Alia Bhatt - 2 States
    Priyanka Chopra - Mary Kom
    Deepika Padukone - Happy New Year
    Rani Mukherji - Mardaani
    Anushka Sharma - PK

    Supporting Role Male

    Supporting Role Male

    Ronit Roy - 2 States
    Ritesh Deshmukh - Ek Villain
    Kay Kay Menon - Haider
    Randeep Hooda - Kick
    Inaamulhaq - Filmistaan
    Naseeruddin Shah - Finding Fanny

    Supporting Role Female

    Supporting Role Female

    Tabu - Haider
    Amrita Singh - 2 States
    Lisa Haydon - Queen
    Juhi Chawla - Gulaab Gang
    Huma Qureshi - Dedh Ishqiya

    Comic Role

    Comic Role

    Sharib Hashmi - Filmistaan
    Sanjay Dutt - PK
    Varun Dhawan - Main Tera Hero
    Govinda - Happy Ending

    Negative Role

    Negative Role

    Ritesh Deshmukh - Ek Villain
    Nawazuddin Siddiqui - Kick
    Kay Kay Menon - Haider

    Music Direction

    Music Direction

    Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy - 2 States
    Mithoon-Banjara, Zaroorat & Hamdard, Ankit Tiwari- Galliyan, Adnan Dhool (Soch) - Awari, Rabbi Ahmed-Awari - Ek Villain
    Vishal Bhardwaj- for the full album - Haider
    Mithoon, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Pritam, Arko Pravo Mukherjee - Yaariyan

    Best Story

    Best Story

    Vikas Bahl, Chaitally Parmar, Parveez Shaikh - Queen
    Chetan Bhagat-Based On A Best Selling Novel "2 States: The Story Of My Marriage" - 2 States
    Abhijat Joshi & Rajkumar Hirani - Pk

    Lyrics

    Lyrics

    Manoj Muntashir - Galliyan - Ek Villain
    Rashmi Singh - Muskurane - Citylights
    Amitabh Bhattacharya - Mast Magan - 2 States

    Playback Singer Male

    Playback Singer Male

    Ankit Tiwari - Galliyan - Ek Villain
    Arijit Singh - Muskurane - Citylights
    Mika Singh - Jumme Ki Raat - Kick
    Sukhwinder Singh - Bismil - Haider

    Playback Singer Female

    Playback Singer Female

    Kanika Kapoor - Baby Doll - Ragini Mms2
    Sultana & Jyoti Nooran - Patakha Guddi - Highway
    Shreya Ghoshal - Samjhawan - Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

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