IFA Awards 2018: Vidya Balan’s ‘Tumhari Sulu’ scores most nominations – The International Indian Film and Academy (IIFA) announced the nominations for IIFA 2018. Vidya Balan’s Tumhari Sulu has scored most nods including Best Actor (female) for Balan and Best Director for Suresh Triveni. Rajkummar Rao’s political satire Newton is close second with nominations for Rao and his co-star Pankaj Tripathi.
Tumhari Sulu and Newton are competing with Bareilly Ki Barfi, Hindi Medium, and Toilet – Ek Prem Katha in Best movie category.
Bollywood superstar, Late Sridevi is also nominated posthumously in the Best Actor (female) category for her performance in MOM. Zaira Wasim is the youngest nominee in this class of 2018 for her role in Secret Superstar. Seema Pahwa scored double nomination in Best Actor in Supporting Role (female).
Here’s the complete list of nominees –
Bareilly Ki BarfiHindi mediumNewtonToilet: Ek Prem KathaTumhari Sulu
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari – Bareilly Ki BarfiSaket Chaudhary – Hindi MediumAnurag Basu – Jagga JasoosAmit V Masurkar – NewtonSuresh Triveni – Tumhari Sulu
Best Actor (Female)
Alia Bhatt – Badrinath Ki DulhaniaSridevi – MomZaira Wasim – Secret SuperstarBhumi Pednekar – Shubh Mangal SaavdhanVidya Balan – Tumhari Sulu
Best Actor (Male)
Irrfan Khan – Hindi MediumRanbir Kapoor – Jagga JasoosAdil Hussain – Mukti BhawanRajkummar Rao – NewtonAkshay Kumar – Toile: Ek Prem Katha
Best Actor In Supporting Role (Female)
Seema Pahwa – Bareilly Ki BarfiTabu – Golmaal AgainMeher Vij – Secret Superstar Seema Pahwa – Shubh Mangal SaavdhanNeha Dhupia – Tumhari Sulu
Best Actor In Supporting Role (Male)
Rajkummar Rao – Bareilly Ki BarfiDeepak Dobriyal – Hindi MediumNawazzuddin Siddiqui – MomPankaj Tripathi – NewtonVijay Maurya – Tumhari Sulu
Amit V Masurkar – NewtonSiddharth-Garima – Toilet: Ek Prem KathaSuresh Triveni – Tumhari Sulu
Best Music Direction
Amaal Mallik, Tanishk Bagchi, Akhil Sachdeva – Badrinath Ki DulhaniaPritam – Jagga JasoosTanishk Bagchi, Guru Randhawa – RajatNagpal, Amartya Rahut, Santanu Ghatak – Tumhari Sulu
Best Background Score
Pritam – Jagga Jasoos
Nitesh Tiwari, Shreyas Jain – Bareilly Ki Barfi
Hitesh Kewalya – Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
Vijay Ganguly and Ruel Dausan Varindani – Galti Se Mistake (Jagga Jasoos)
Marcin Laskawiec, Usc – Tiger Zinda Hai
Shweta Venkat Mathew – Newton
Nusrat Fateh Ali, A1 Melody Fana and Manoj Muntashir – Mere Rashke Qamar (Baadshaho)
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Meghna Mishra – Main Kaun Hoon (Secret Superstar)
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Arijit Singh – Hawayein (Jab Harry Met Sejal)
Best Sound Design
Dileep Subramaniam and Ganesh Gangadharan (YRF Studios) – Tiger Zinda Ha
Best Special Effects
Vfxwala (Prasad Vasant Sutar) – Jagga Jasoos
Karan Johar and Riteish Deshmukh will host the 2018 IIFA Awards that’s taking place in Bangkok from June 22 to 24. The entirety of Bollywood descend at the tourist location. The crowd will be entertained with the performances by likes of Ranbir Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, at the Siam Niramit Theatre in Bangkok.
Actor Kartik Aaryan, who recently gave the hit Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, will host the IIFA Rocks concert along with Ayushmann Khurrana.