2009 International Indian Film Academy Awards
2009 IIFA winners: Macau on June 13, 2009
("*" denotes the winner in each category)
Starring Bollywood icons Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai, Ashutosh Gowariker’s Jodhaa Akbar tells the story of a Muslim emperor who marries a Hindu princess in 16th-century India. Jodhaa Akbar was the big winner at the 2009 IIFA Awards, bagging 11 trophies including best picture, best director, best actor, and best music (A. R. Rahman).
* Jodhaa Akbar
Rock On !!
A.R. Murugadoss - Ghajini
Madhur Bhandarkar - Fashion
Abhishek Kapoor - Rock On !!
* Ashutosh Gowariker - Jodhaa Akbar
Neeraj Pandey - A Wednesday
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Aamir Khan - Ghajini
Abhishek Bachchan - Dostana
* Hrithik Roshan - Jodhaa Akbar
Naseeruddin Shah - A Wednesday
Shahrukh Khan - Rab Ne Bana di Jodi
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan - Jodhaa Akbar
Asin - Ghajini
Bipasha Basu - Race
Katrina Kaif - Singh Is Kinng
* Priyanka Chopra - Fashion
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Abhishek Bachchan - Sarkar Raj
* Arjun Rampal - Rock On !!
Irrfan Khan - Mumbai Meri Jaan
Sonu Sood - Jodhaa Akbar
Vinay Pathak - Rab Ne Bana di Jodi
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Bipasha Basu - Bachna Ae Haseeno
Ila Arun - Jodhaa Akbar
* Kangana Ranawat - Fashion
Kirron Kher - Dostana
Shahana Goswami - Rock On !!
Best Performance in a Negative Role
* Akshaye Khanna - Race
Imran Khan - Kidnap
Paresh Rawal - Oye Lucky Lucky Oye
Pradeep Rawat - Ghajini
Visswa Badola - Jodhaa Akbar
Best Performance in a Comic Role
* Abhishek Bachchan - Dostana
Anil Kapoor - Race
Rajpal Yadav - Bhoothnath
Shreyas Talpade - Welcome To Sajjanpur
Tejpal Singh - Jodhaa Akbar
Tushar Kapoor - Golmaal Returns
Abhishek Kapoor - Rock On !!
Haidar Ali - Jodhaa Akbar
Madhur Bhandarkar, Anuradha Tewari and Ajay Monga - Fashion
* Neeraj Pandey - A Wednesday
Shiraz Ahmed - Race
Best Music Direction
A. R. Rahman - Ghajini
* A. R. Rahman - Jodhaa Akbar
Pritam - Race
Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy - Rock On !!
Vishal Shekhar - Dostana
Anvita Dutt Guptan - Khuda Jaane - Bachna Ae Haseeno
Jaideep Sahni - Haule Haule - Rab Ne Bana di Jodi
* Javed Akhtar - Jashan-e-Baharaa Jodhaa Akbar
Javed Akhtar - Socha hai - Rock On !!
Sameer - Pehli Nazar Mein - Race
Best Male Playback Singer
Atif Aslam - Pehli Nazar Mein - Race
Farhan Akhtar - Socha hai - Rock On !!
* Javed Ali - Jashan-e-Baharaa - Jodhaa Akbar
KK- Khuda Jaane - Bachna Ae Haseeno
Sukhwinder Singh - Haule Haule - Rab Ne Bana di Jodi
Best Female Playback Singer
Bela Shinde - Man Mohana - Jodhaa Akbar
Monali- Zara Zara Touch Me Race
Shilpa Rao- Khuda Jaane - Bachna Ae Haseeno
* Shreya Ghoshal- Teri Ore - Singh Is Kinng
Sunidhi Chauhan- Desi Girl - Dostana
Best Screenplay: Neeraj Pandey, A Wednesday
Best Dialogue: Manu Rishi, Oye Lucky Lucky Oye
Best Cinematography: Jason West, Rock On !!
Best Editing: Ballu Saluja, Jodhaa Akbar
Best Background Score: A. R. Rahman, Jodhaa Akbar
Best Art Direction: Nitin Chandrakant Desai, Jodhaa Akbar
Best Costume Design: Neeta Lulla, Jodhaa Akbar
Best Visual Special Effects: Prime Focus, Ghajini
Best Song Recording: Purple Haze, Rock On !!
Best Sound Recording: Resul Pookutty and Amrit, Ghajini
Best Sound Rerecording: Leslie Fernandes, Race
Best Action: Peter Heins and Stun Siva, Ghajini
Best Choreography: Farah Khan for "Desi Girl," Dostana
Best Make Up: Madhav Kadam, Jodhaa Akbar
Lifetime Achievement Award: Rajesh Khanna
Picture of the Decade: Lagaan
Director of the Decade: Rakesh Roshan
Actor of the Decade: Shah Rukh Khan
Actress of the Decade: Aishwarya Rai
Music of the Decade: A.R. Rahman
Note: Winners of the Popular Categories are chosen by the public, who vote on the nominees selected by the International Indian Film Academy. Technical Categories have no nominations; the winners are chosen by the International Indian Film Academy.