After pocketing the National Award for Best Feature film in Hindi, Sriram Raghavan’s Andhadhun has got 13 nominations in the 20th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards. Apart from Best Picture, director, actor, supporting actor, music composition and story, the Ayushmann Khurrana-Tabu-Radhika Apte-starrer also received nominations for the best lyrics, playback singer.
Alia Bhatt starrer Raazi and Ranveer Singh- Deepika Padukone starrer Padmaavat are also nominated. Both the films have been nominated in ten categories each. Other nominations include Ranbir Kapoor’s film Sanju and Ayushmann Khurrana’s Badhaai Ho which bagged seven and six nominations respectively.
For Best Actor, the nominees in a Leading Role (Male) include Ayushmann Khurrana for Andhadhun, Rajkummar Rao for Stree, Ranbir Kapoor for Sanju, Ranveer Singh for Padmaavat and Vicky Kaushal for Raazi. The nominees for Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female) include Alia Bhatt for Raazi, Deepika Padukone for Padmaavat, Neena Gupta for Badhaai Ho, Rani Mukerji for Hichki and Tabu for Andhadhun.
This year the awards are taking place in Mumbai. This year, IIFA has announced five special awards, the nominees for which would include all winners over the last 19 years.
“We are pleased to announce that Global Voting for our 20th edition IIFA Awards 2019 is now LIVE for IIFA fans and Bollywood enthusiasts from across the globe to cast their vote. It is a great line up of superstars in our chosen nominees for the 11 popular categories from Best Picture, Direction, Story, Performances and Music among others that truly echoes the outstanding talent and work our Hindi film industry has offered to the audiences this past year.” said Andre Timmins, Co-Founder-Director, Wizcraft International.