`3 Idiots` bags 14 nominations in IIFA
New Delhi: Aamir Khan-starrer ‘3 Idiots’ has bagged maximum number of nominations at the 2010 International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards to be held in Colombo from June 3.
Directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, ‘3 Idiots’ marked its presence in all categories except best supporting actress. It has received 14 nominations including best film, best actor, best director and best actress, among others.
Other films nominated are Saif Ali Khan`s ‘Love Aaj Kal’ that has bagged nine nominations, while IIFA brand ambassador Amitabh Bachchan-starrer ‘Paa’ and Shahid Kapoor`s ‘Kaminey’ both got eight nominations each.
"Colombo marks the second decade of IIFA. The nominees for the Micromax IIFA Awards 2010 are a compilation of the best work from the previous year and the suspense and celebration of these worthy nominations will undoubtedly create another magical IIFA," said Sabbas Joseph, one of the directors of Wizcraft, in a statement.
The nominations were released after voting in March. Results were audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The event will take place June 3-5 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.