AISHWARYA RAI BACHCHAN TO PERFORM AT IIFA AWARDS 2009, MACAU
The much awaited 10th IDEA IIFA (The International Indian Film Academy) Awards will be showcased in exotic city of MACAU at The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, during June 11-13 .
This was announced at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai on April 28, 2009 by IIFA Brand Ambassador Amitabh Bachchan.
And Big B''s daughter-in-law AISHWARYA RAI BACHCHAN will perform during the awards nite on June 13, it may be recalled that Aish had also performed at IIFA in Amsterdam in 2005. Also performing at the show will be Sonam Kapoor, who will make her debut on stage, and Kareena Kapoor.
The IIFA award ceremony has travelled across various continents from London, Yorkshire and Amsterdam in Europe, Johannesberg & Sun City in South Africa and Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai & Bangkok in Asia.
The nominations for the event were alos announced which are as follows :
Best Picture : Ghajini, A Wednesday, Dostana, Race, Jodhaa Akbar & Rock On!!
Best Direction : AR Murugadoss - Ghajini, Ashutosh Gowariker - Jodhaa Akbar, Madhur Bhandarkar - Fashion, Abhishek Kapoor - Rock On!! & Neeraj Pandey - A Wednesday
Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male) : Aamir Khan - Ghajini, Hrithik Roshan - Jodhaa Akbar, Abhishek Bachchan - Dostana, Shah Rukh Khan - Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi & Naseeruddin Shah - A Wednesday
Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female) : Priyanka Chopra - Fashion, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan - Jodhaa Akbar, Katrina Kaif - Singh is Kinng, Asin Thottumkal - Ghajini & Bipasha Basu - Race
Best Performance in a Supporting Role (Male) : Abhishek Bachchan - Sarkar Raj, Arjun Rampal - Rock On!!, Sonu Sood - Jodhaa Akbar, Vinay Pathak - Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi & Irrfan Khan - Mumbai Meri Jaan
Best Performance in a Supporting Role (Female) : Bipasha Basu - Bachna Ae Haseeno, Kangana Ranaut - Fashion, Ila Arun - Jodhaa Akbar, Shahana Goswami - Rock On!! & Kirron Kher - Dostana
Best Performance in a Negative Role : Akshaye Khanna - Race, Paresh Rawal - Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, Imran Khan - Kidnap, Pradeep Rawat - Ghajini & Visswa Badola - Jodhaa Akbar
Best Performance in a Comic Role : Abhishek Bachchan - Dostana, Anil Kapoor - Race, Shreyas Talpade - Welcome To Sajjanpur, Tusshar Kapoor - Golmaal Returns, Rajpal Yadav - Bhoothnath & Tejpal Singh - Jodhaa Akbar
Best Music Director : AR Rahman - Jodhaa Akbar, AR Rahman - Ghajini, Pritam Chakraborty - Race, Vishal-Shekhar - Dostana & Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy - Rock On!!
Best Story : Haidar Ali - Jodhaa Akbar, Abhishek Kapoor - Rock On!!, Madhur Bhandarkar, Anuradha Tewari & Ajay Monga - Fashion, Shiraz Ahmed - Race & Neeraj Pandey - A Wednesday
Best Lyrics : Javed Akhtar - Jashan-e-Bahara (Jodhaa Akbar), Javed Akhtar - Socha Hai (Rock On!!), Jaideep Sahni - Haule Haule (Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi), Anvita Dutt Guptan - Khuda Jaane (Bachna Ae Haseeno) & Sameer - Pehli Nazar Mein (Race)
Best Playback Singer (Male) : Sukhwinder Singh - Haule Haule (Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi), Farhan Akhtar - Socha Hai (Rock On!!), Atif Aslam- Pehli Nazar Mein (Race), Javed Ali - Jashan-e-Baharaa (Jodhaa Akbar) & KK- Khuda Jaane (Bachna Ae Haseeno)
Best Playback Singer (Female) : Sunidhi Chauhan - Desi Girl (Dostana), Shreya Ghoshal - Teri Ore (Singh is Kinng), Bela Shinde - Man (Jodhaa Akbar),
Shilpa Rao - Khuda Jaane (Bachna Ae Haseeno) & Monali - Zara Zara Touch Me (Race)