The 22nd International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards were hosted in Abu Dhabi during the first weekend of June 2022, with the IIFA Rocks event on Friday, June 3rd, and the main awards night on Saturday, June 4th, catching the eye of netizens simultaneously. Tiger Shroff, Shahid Kapoor, Salman Khan, and Sara Ali Khan, among others from the Bollywood, walked the red carpet and entertained with their performances.
The 2021 war biopic Shershaah bagged the Best Picture award with Vishnuvardhan being awarded as the Best Director for the film. Asees Kaur and Jubin Nautiyal were also awarded as the Best Playback Singers in the female and male categories respectively for the song Raataan Lambiyaan of the movie.
While Anurag Basu was awarded the Best Story (Original) for Ludo, Kabir Khan and Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan were awarded the Best Story (Adapted) category for the Ranveer Singh starrer 83, based on ICC World Cup of the year 1983.
Kriti Sanon received Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for her role as a surrogate mother in Mimi while Vicky Kaushal won the Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) for his performance in Shoojit Sircar’s Sardar Udham.
Here is the full list of winners at IIFA Rocks 2022:
Best Picture Category: Hiroo Yash Johar, Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Shabbir Boxwala, Ajay Shah, Himanshu Gandhi , Shershaah
Best Direction Category: Vishnuvaradhan, Shershaah
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female): Kriti Sanon, Mimi
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male): Vicky Kaushal, Sardar Udham
Performance In A Supporting Role (Female): Sai Tamhankar, Mimi
Performance In A Supporting Role (Male): Pankaj Tripathi, Ludo
Music Direction: A.R. Rahman, Atrangi re
Lyrics: Kausar Munir for the song Lehre Do, 83
Tanishk Bagchi, Jasleen Royal, Javed-Mohsin, Vikram Montrose, B Praak, Jaani, Shershaah
Playback Singer (Male): Jubin Nautiyal for Raataan Lambiyan, Shershaah
Best Story (Original): Anurag Basu, Ludo
Best Story (Adapted): Kabir Khan, Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan, 83
Best Debut (Female): Sharvari Wagh, Bunty Aur Babli 2
Best Debut (Male): Ahan Shetty, Tadap