IIFA Awards 2023: ‘Drishyam 2’ Won Best Picture Award

IIFA Awards 2023: ‘Drishyam 2’ Won Best Picture Award

IIFA Awards 2023: ‘Drishyam 2’ Won Best Picture Award

Ajay Devgn-starring film “Drishyam 2” won the top prize for best picture award at the IIFA Awards 2023 ceremony. Alia Bhatt and Hrithik Roshan won the female and male acting awards, respectively.

IIFA Award 2023

Best Picture: “Drishyam 2”

Best Director: Ranganathan Madhavan for “Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.”

Best Actor and Best Actress: Hrithik Roshan “Vikram Vedha” and Alia Bhatt “Gangubai Kathiawadi”

Here Are The Details About The IIFA Award 2023

The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2023 was a spectacular event that celebrated the best of Indian cinema on May 26 and 27 at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

The glamorous show IIFA Awards 2023 was hosted by the charismatic duo of Abhishek Bachchan and Vicky Kaushal, who entertained the audience with their witty banter and hilarious skits.

Best Picture: IIFA Awards 2023

“Drishyam 2” won the best picture award at International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards 2023) show held in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. The crime thriller “Drishyam 2” won this title when Bollywood chose to divert attention from its recent challenges.

Directed by Abhishek Pathak, this gritty remake of a Malayalam film claimed the prestigious title of Best Picture, captivating the audience with its gripping storyline and stellar performances.

The four-hour ceremony, filled with electrifying dance routines, exemplified the vibrancy and grandeur of the Hindi-language movie industry.

Producers Bhushan Kumar and Kumar Mangat accepted the prize for best picture for “Drishyam 2,” a remake of the hugely successful Malayalam film of the same name. The film received an award for the best-adapted story.

Best Director: IIFA Awards 2023

The accolade for Best Director was bestowed upon Ranganathan Madhavan for his exceptional work in “Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.”

Madhavan’s portrayal of the lead character and his directorial skills captivated the viewers, earning him this well-deserved recognition.

Best Actor and Best Actress: IIFA Awards 2023

 Hrithik Roshan, known for his versatility, clinched the best performance in a leading role – male (Best Actor) award for his remarkable performance in “Vikram Vedha,” while Alia Bhatt‘s portrayal in “Gangubai Kathiawadi” earned her the title of Best Actress, highlighting her remarkable talent and dedication.

Brahmastra: Part One Shiva won the highest number of titles: IIFA Awards 2023

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer Brahmastra: Part One Shiva registered the most wins for a film, including — best playback singer (female) for Shreya Ghoshal, best playback singer (male) for Arijit Singh, best lyricist award for Amitabh Bhattacharya and best-supporting actor (female) for Mouni Roy, who showcased her remarkable acting prowess.

The IIFA Awards, designed to captivate an international audience, were hosted for the second consecutive year in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, where a significant portion of the 10 million-strong population is of Indian origin.

The Indian film industry, primarily centered in Mumbai-based Bollywood, is a powerhouse worth $2.5 billion, with hundreds of films being released annually in 21 other official languages of India, resulting in a staggering total of approximately 1,600 movies each year.

However, the pandemic dealt a severe blow to Bollywood, leaving it in a state of crisis. Even after the reopening of cinemas, ticket sales have remained disappointingly low. This challenging period has forced the industry to adapt, innovate, and explore new avenues to reach audiences and sustain its global influence.

Amidst the glitz and glamour of the IIFA Awards, veteran actor Kamal Haasan was honored for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema, a testament to his incredible body of work and his lasting impact on the industry.

"I am a child of cinema, I was born in movies. I have been here for three-and-half decades. I always feel I haven't done enough. I will have to go back and work harder," Kamal Haasan said after receiving the award.

 Anil Kapoor, known for his versatility and memorable performances, was recognized as the Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Jugjugg Jeeyo,” adding another accolade to his illustrious career.

The award for Best Original Story went to “Darlings.”

Perveez Sheikh and Jasmeet Reen bagged the trophy for the best original story for “Darlings”.

 Khushali Kumar’s remarkable debut performance in “Dhokha: Round D Corner” earned her the title of Best Female Debut, demonstrating her potential as a rising star in the industry.

The IIFA Awards, among the numerous Indian awards ceremonies, have been held in various countries since their inception in London in 2000. Voting for the awards is conducted online, allowing fans from around the world to participate and show their support for their favorite stars.

Despite the challenges faced by the Indian film industry, the IIFA Awards 2023 served as a reminder of the immense talent, creativity, and resilience that Bollywood possesses.

 As the industry continues to navigate its way through the post-pandemic era, it remains committed to entertaining audiences and leaving a lasting impact on the world stage.

The IIFA Awards 2023 in Abu Dhabi was a testament to the enduring magic of Indian cinema and its ability to transcend boundaries, captivating audiences worldwide.

Q 1. What is the full form of IIFA?

Ans: International Indian Film Academy Awards

Q2.Which actor has won IIFA Awards 2023?

Ans: Hrithik Roshan for “Vikram Vedha”

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