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International Indian Film Academy Awards 2015 Winners

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The 16th IIFA Awards, 2015 took place in the Malaysian capital city of Kuala Lumpur. This International Indian Film Academy awards is a three-day-long burlesque held every year.

Vishal Bharadwaj’s ‘Haider’ was the most celebrated film of the award function, with a total of six awards.

The complete list of winners are tabled below:

  • Best pictureQueen
  • Best regional filmLai Bhari ( Marathi )
  • Best story – Vikas Bahl, Chaitally Parmar & Parvez Shaikh (Queen)
  • Best direction – Rajkumar Hirani (PK)

Best performers ( Acting )

  • Best performance in a leading role (female) – Kangana Ranaut (Queen)
  • Best performance in a leading role (male) – Shahid Kapoor (Haider)
  • Best performance in a supporting role (male) – Riteish Deshmukh (Ek Villain)
  • Best performance in a supporting role (female) – Tabu (Haider)
  • Best performance in a comic role – Varun Dhawan (Main Tera Hero)
  • Best performance in a negative role – Kay Kay Menon (Haider)


  • Best debut (female) – Kriti Sanon
  • Best debut (male) – Tiger Shroff
  • Best debut direction – Sajid Nadiadwala (Kick) and Umang Kumar (Mary Kom)


  • Best playback singer (male) – Ankit Tiwari (Galliyan – Ek Villain)
  • Best playback singer (female) – Kanika Kapoor (Baby Doll – Ragini MMS 2)
  • Best music direction – Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy (2 States)

Other important awards

  • Outstanding contribution – Subhash Ghai.
  • Woman of the year – Deepika Padukone
  • Best Costume Designing – Dolly Ahluwalia for ‘Haider’
  • Best Sound Mixing – Debajit Changmai for ‘Haider’
  • Best Action – Parvez Shaikh and Andy Armstrong for ‘Bang Bang’
  • Best Choreography – Ahmed Khan for Jumme Ki Raat for ‘Kick’
  • Best Screenplay – Vikas Bahl, Chaitally Parmar, Parveez Shaikh for ‘Queen’
  • Best Dialogue Award – Abhijat Joshi and Rajkumar Hirani for ‘PK’
  • Best Background Score – Vishal Bhardwaj for ‘Haider’
  • Best Cinematography – Binod Pradhan for ‘2 States’
  • Best Editing – Anurag Kashyap and Abhijit Kokate for ‘Queen’
  • Special Effects (Visuals) – Reupal Rawal from Prime Focus for ‘Kick’
  • Best Production Design – Subrata Chakraborty and Amit Ray for ‘Haider’
  • Best Sound Design – Shajith Koyeri ‘Haider’
  • Best Song Recording – Eric Pillai for the song Teri Galiyaan for ‘Ek Villian’
  • Best Make-Up – Preetisheel Singh and Clover Wootton for ‘Haider’