IIFA Awards 2023: Check complete list here!

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 26th, 2023

International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards are presented annually to honor both artistic and technical excellence in the Hindi language film industry of India. NEXA is the title sponsor of the IIFA Awards 2023. We have come up with the list of the 23rd IIFA Awards winners here.

The 23rd edition of the IIFA Awards has been announced. The award function took place at Etihad Arena, located in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE. The ceremony concluded with conferring the Best Actor award to Hrithik Roshan for his excellent performance in Vikram Vedha.

The dynamic duo of Abhishek Bachchan and Vicky Kaushal hosted the NEXA IIFA Award 2023 ceremony.

About IIFA Awards


  • The International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) is one of the most prestigious film events in India.
  • The first awards were presented in 2000 at The Millennium Dome in London, United Kingdom.
  • Winners of the 1st Filmfare award (2000):
    • Best Film: Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
    • Best Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali (For Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam)
    • Best Actor: Sanjay Dutt (For Vaastav: The Reality)
    • Best Actress: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (For Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam)
    • Best Supporting Actor: Anil Kapoor (For Taal)
    • Best Supporting Actress: Sushmita Sen (For Biwi No.1)
  • The award was since then distributed every year.
  • The IIFA Utsavam is the South Indian segment of the annual IIFA Awards.

List of IIFA Awards Winners 2023




Best Film

Drishyam 2

Best Director

R Madhavan (Rocketry: The Nambi Effect)

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male)

Hrithik Roshan (Vikram Vedha)

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female)

Alia Bhatt (Gangubai Kathiawadi)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)

Anil Kapoor (Jugg Jugg Jeeyo)

Best Actor in a Supporting Actor Role (Female)

Mouni Roy (Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva)

Outstanding Achievement for Fashion in Cinema

Manish Malhotra

Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema

Kamal Haasan

Best Adapted Story

Aamil Keeyan Khan and Abhishek Pathak (Drishyam 2)

Best Original Story

Perveez Sheikh and Jasmeet Reen (Darlings)

Outstanding Achievement in Regional Cinema

Ved (Marathi film, directed by Riteish Deshmukh)

Best Debut (Male)

Shantanu Maheshwari (Gangubai Kathiawadi) and Babil Khan (Qala)

Best Debut (Female)

Khushali Kumar (Dhokha: Round D Corner)

Best Playback Singer (Female)

Shreya Ghoshal (Rasiya from Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva)

Best Playback Singer (Male)

Arijit Singh (Kesariya from Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva)

Best Music Direction

Pritam (Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva)

Best Lyricist

Amitabh Bhattacharya (Kesariya from Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva)

Best Cinematography

Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Screenplay

Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Dialogue

Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Choreography for title track

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2

Best Sound Design

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2

Best Editing

Drishyam 2

Best Special Effects (Visual)

Brahmastra: Part one – Shiva

Best Background Score

Vikram Vedha

Best Sound Mixing

Monica O My Darling


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