IIFA Celebrates the Best of Indian Music and Fashion at Grey Goose Presents IIFA Rocks!
After a triumphant show at The Venetian Macao in 2009, Wizcraft International Entertainment returned to the Cotai Strip to host the much awaited 14th Videocon d2h IIFA Weekend & the Tata Motors IIFA Awards. The second night of the Videocon d2h IIFA Weekend saw Grey Goose Presents IIFA Rocks, a night of music, dance and fashion themed to ‘The Magic of the Movies’.
The star-studded evening was a brilliant blend of musical performances by Pritam, Benny Dayal and Raghav Sachar among others followed by the Grey Goose fashion show. The grand finale was the announcement of the Technical Award winners of the Videocon IIFA Awards 2013.
The Grey Goose Presents IIFA Rocks extravaganza showcased Jacqueline Fernandez, Sonu Sood, Sophie Chaudhary, Arjun Kapoor, Dia Mirza, Hussain Kuwajerwala and Gauhar Khan play out different aspects that go into the making of a film, thrilling the audience at The Venetian Theatre.
Commenting on the extravagant occasion of the Grey Goose IIFA Rocks night, Sabbas Joseph, Director, Wizcraft International Entertainment, said “IIFA aims to celebrate the very best of Indian Cinema, including the integral aspects of fashion and music that have always played a very important role in our films. At IIFA we aspire to ensure that recognition is awarded to those who deserve it, especially the technical talent that strives behind the scenes to make Indian Cinema the success that it is.”
Hosts for the night Boman Irani and Vir Das looked dapper while promoting their upcoming film, Santa Banta. Their brilliant camaraderie and comic timing was manifested in the easy, effortless delivery of well-executed jokes. They brought the evening alive as they interacted with some of Bollywood’s biggest stars on stage.
Of the 14 Awards, Anurag Basu’s Barfi! garnered the highest number of awards in the technical category, a grand total of nine awards.
|Cinematography||Ravi Varman I.S.C||Barfi!|
|Screenplay||Anurag Basu &Tani Basu||Barfi!|
|Dialogue||Zeishan Quadri, Akhilesh, Sachin Ladia & Anurag Kashyap||Gangs of Wasseypur 1|
|Juhi Chaturvedi||Vicky Donor|
|Production Design||Rajat Poddar||Barfi!|
|Choreography||Ganesh Acharya – Chikni Chameli||Agneepath|
|Action||Sham Kaushal||Gangs of Wasseypur – 1|
|Sound Design||Shajith Koyeri||Barfi!|
|Song Recording||Eric Pillai (Future Sound Of Bombay) – Ala Barfi||Barfi!|
|Sound Mixing||Debajit Changmai (Future Works Sound City)||Barfi!|
|Special Effects (Visuals)||Pankaj Khanopur, Sherry Bharda & Vishal Anand – Tata Elxsi||Ek Tha Tiger|
|Costume Designing||Aki Narula & Shefalina||Barfi!|