New Delhi: After sweeping the National Film Awards, Vishal Bhardwaj’s “Haider” has topped the technical winners’ list with six honours by the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), it was announced on Wednesday.
The IIFA Rocks and Technical Awards will take place on June 5 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as part of the IIFA Weekend and Awards.
“Haider” has won in the technical categories including Costume Designing (Dolly Ahluwalia), Background Score (Vishal Bhardwaj), Sound Mixing (Debajit Changmai), Sound Design (Shajith Koyeri), Production Design (Subrata Chakraborty and Amit Ray) and Makeup (Preetisheel Singh and Clover Wootton).
Other winners in the technical category are “Queen” and “Kick” with two nods each.
“Queen” bagged the award for Screenplay (Vikas Bahl, Chaitally Parmar, Parveez Shaikh) and Editing (Anurag Kashyap and Abhijit Kokate), while “Kick” walked away with honours for Choreography (Ahmed Khan) and Special Effects – Visual (Reupal Rawal).
“Ek Villain” won for Song Recording (Eric Pillai) and “PK” received an honour for Dialogue (Abhijit Joshi and Rajkumar Hirani). “2 States” won an award for Cinematography (Binod Pradhan) and “Bang Bang” took home an accolade for Action (Parvez Shaikh and Andy Armstrong).
This year’s Videocon D2H IIFA Weekend celebrations are slated from June 5-7, promising to bring a galaxy of Hindi cine stars to Kuala Lumpur.