Day 3 – penultimate day.
After an action-packed weekend, the spectacular Samsung I.I.F.A. Awards were held at the Amsterdam Arena as the biggest stars of Indian cinema performed for an audience of over 10,000 fans from across the world. Nostalgia and superstardom created a heady combination as the charismatic super-star Shah Rukh Khan compered the spectacular awards ceremony, with Karan Johar and Fardeen Khan.
The I.I.F.A. weekend in Amsterdam reached its zenith with the grand finale, the Samsung I.I.F.A. Awards ceremony, which witnessed dazzling performances by the likes of Aishwarya Rai, Salman Khan, Malaika Arora-Khan, Amrita Arora, Esha Deol, Isha Sharwani, Shahid Kapoor– Kareena Kapoor, the star cast of the film CHOCOLATE and international pop sensations Bombay Rockers and Rouge.
The final performance was Abhishek Bachchan‘s first-ever international performance. He was joined on stage by Aishwarya Rai and as a special surprise by his father Amitabh Bachchan.
The special attraction this year at the red carpet was the fashions especially created by designers Anna Singh, Vikram Phadnis and Manish Malhotra. The diamond jewelry was courtesy D’damas.
Samsung I.I.F.A. Awards will be broadcast across the globe via Star TV on June 26.
|Best Director||Yash Chopra for ‘Veer-Zaara’|
|Best Actor in a leading role||Shah Rukh Khan for ‘Veer-Zaara’|
|Actress in a leading role||Rani Mukerji for ‘Hum Tum’|
|Actor in a supporting role||Abhishek Bachchan in ‘Yuva’|
|Actress in a supporting role||Rani Mukerji for ‘Veer-Zaara’|
|Performance in a comic role||Akshay Kumar for ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’|
|Performance in a negative role||John Abraham for ‘Dhoom’|
|Music Direction||Late Madan Mohan for ‘Veer-Zaara’|
|Best Story||Aditya Chopra for ‘Veer-Zaara’|
|Best Lyricist||Saeed Qadri, Javed Akhtar|
|Best Male Playback Singer||Kunal Ganjawala|
|Best Female Playback Singer||Sunidhi Chauhan|
|Samsung Style Diva||Preity Zinta|
|Samsung Style icon||Hrithik Roshan|
|Best Debut||Ayesha Takia|