Posted on April 28, 2011 at 11:19 pm

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IIFA announces the 2011 Technical Award winners

The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) are not officially to take place until later in the summer, but the revelation of winners is already under way!  Today, IIFA announced the winners of the technical awards categories for the IIFA Awards 2011. The trophies will be presented to the winners during the ceremonies at the Videocon IIFA Weekend in Toronto, Canada.

Band Baaja Baaraat, Dabangg and Robot led the technical winners tally with three awards each.  Do you think this is foreshadowing how the main event will go?

Cinematographer Sudeep Chatterjee Guzaarish
Editing Namrata Rao Band Baaja Baaraat
Art Director Sabu Cyril Robot
Choreography Farah Khan – Munni Badnam Dabangg
Action S. Vijayan Dabangg
Sound Recording Pritam Das Love, Sex Aur Dhokha
Song Recording Vijay Dayal – Ainvayi Ainvayi Band Baaja Baaraat
Sound Re-recording Leslie Fernandes Dabangg
Special Effects Indian Artists Robot
Background Score Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy My Name Is Khan
Costume Designing Niharika Khan Band Baaja Baaraat
Make-up Banu (For Rajnikant) Robot

The nominations for the popular categories of the IIFA Awards 2011 will open for public voting on the 10th of May. Indian Cinema fans worldwide can vast their votes for those they consider deserving. The votes from the online polling will be tallied by PWC and will only be announced on the night of the IIFA Awards 2011 at the Rogers Centre, Toronto.

In its twelfth year, IIFA will make its North American debut in Ontario, Canada from the 23rd to the 25th of June, 2011. IIFA gives the Indian film fraternity an opportunity to reach audiences in international territories while promoting the same on a global platform. It is a pioneering endeavor that also establishes a symbiotic relationship between India and the host country in areas such as tourism, culture and trade.