IIFA Awards 2015: ‘2 States, ‘Haider’, ‘PK, ‘Kick’ and ‘Happy New Year’ Nominated; Complete List of Nominations


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The 16th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA Awards) announced the nominations list .

And surprisingly, romantic movie “2 States” is leading the list with a total of nine nominations. National Award Winning film “Haider” has got eight nominations, while Rajkumar Hirani’s “PK” movie, which did wonders at the box office, garnered six nominations.

Kanagana Ranaut’s “Queen” has managed to garner five nominations in the popular categories.

“It is amazing how Indian cinema is growing strength by strength every year. It has been a spectacular year for Indian Cinema across genres of films and a multitude of talent on and off screen. Some of the biggest films are contending for awards this year and the nominations reflect the talent and achievements of our Indian Film Industry,” Andre Timmins, Director – Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, said in a statement.

Shah Rukh Khan’s “Happy New Year” garnered only two nominations, while Salman Khan’s “Kick” got three.

However, critically acclaimed film “Mardaani” garnered only one nomination. Rani Mukherji has been nominated in the best actress category for portraying the role of a crime branch officer in “Mardaani” movie.


Check out the complete list of nominations below:

Best Picture
Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, Vikramaditya Motwane & Anurag Kashyap – Queen
Sajid Nadiadwala & Karan Johar – 2 States
Vinod Chopra Films & Rajkumar Hirani Films – PK
Utv Motion Pictures & Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures – Haider
Sajid Nadiadwala & Imtiaz Ali – Highway
Viacom 18 Motion Pictures & Sanjay Leela Bhansali – Mary Kom

Best Director
Vikas Bahl – Queen
Vishal Bhardwaj – Haider
Rajkumar Hirani – PK
Abhishek Varman – 2 States
Imtiaz Ali – Highway

Leading Role Male
Shahid Kapoor – Haider
Aamir Khan – PK
Arjun Kapoor – 2 States
Hrithik Roshan – Bang Bang
Randeep Hooda – Highway
Shah Rukh Khan – Happy New Year

Leading Role Female
Kangana Ranaut – Queen
Alia Bhatt – 2 States
Priyanka Chopra – Mary Kom
Deepika Padukone – Happy New Year
Rani Mukherji – Mardaani
Anushka Sharma – PK

Supporting Role Male
Ronit Roy – 2 States
Ritesh Deshmukh – Ek Villain
Kay Kay Menon – Haider
Randeep Hooda – Kick
Inaamulhaq – Filmistaan
Naseeruddin Shah – Finding Fanny

Supporting Role Female
Tabu – Haider
Amrita Singh – 2 States
Lisa Haydon – Queen
Juhi Chawla – Gulaab Gang
Huma Qureshi – Dedh Ishqiya

Comic Role
Sharib Hashmi – Filmistaan
Sanjay Dutt – PK
Varun Dhawan – Main Tera Hero
Govinda – Happy Ending

Negative Role
Ritesh Deshmukh – Ek Villain
Nawazuddin Siddiqui – Kick
Kay Kay Menon – Haider

Music Direction
Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy – 2 States
Mithoon-Banjara, Zaroorat & Hamdard, Ankit Tiwari- Galliyan, Adnan Dhool (Soch) – Awari, Rabbi Ahmed-Awari – Ek Villain
Vishal Bhardwaj- for the full album – Haider
Mithoon, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Pritam, Arko Pravo Mukherjee – Yaariyan

Best Story
Vikas Bahl, Chaitally Parmar, Parveez Shaikh – Queen
Chetan Bhagat-Based On A Best Selling Novel “2 States: The Story Of My Marriage” – 2 States
Abhijat Joshi & Rajkumar Hirani – Pk

Manoj Muntashir – Galliyan – Ek Villain
Rashmi Singh – Muskurane – Citylights
Amitabh Bhattacharya – Mast Magan – 2 States

Playback Singer Male
Ankit Tiwari – Galliyan – Ek Villain
Arijit Singh – Muskurane – Citylights
Mika Singh – Jumme Ki Raat – Kick
Sukhwinder Singh – Bismil – Haider

Playback Singer Female
Kanika Kapoor – Baby Doll – Ragini Mms2
Sultana & Jyoti Nooran – Patakha Guddi – Highway
Shreya Ghoshal – Samjhawan – Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

Source – IFFA 2015

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