3rd IIFA Awards (2002)


The 3rd IFFA Awards is a part of the International Indian Film Academy Awards, popularly known as IIFA Awards, is one of the admired Indian Film Awards. The 1st IIFA Awards was held on 24 June 2000 at Millennium Dom, London, United Kingdom. Since then, the Award Ceremony is being held in different countries and continents.

The 3rd IIFA Awards (At a Glance):

Date6 April 2002
VenueArena of Stars,
Genting Highlands,
HostLara Dutt (Actress)
No. of Award Categories
29 + 4 (Special Awards)
Popular Awards = 10
Music Awards = 5
Technical Awards = 14
Special Awards = 4
Most Awarded FilmLagaan (10)
Most Nominated FilmKabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (24)
Best FilmLagaan
Best DirectorAshutosh Gowariker
Best ActorAamir Khan
Best ActressTabu
(Chandni bar)
Previous IIFA Awards2nd IIFA Awards (2001)
Next IIFA Awards4th IIFA Awards (2003)


  1. Popular Awards
  2. Technical Awards
  3. Special Awards
  4. Accolades
  1. Best Film
  2. Best Director
  3. Best Actress (Actor Female)
  4. Best Actor (Male)
  5. Best Supporting Actress (Actor Female)
  6. Best Supporting Actor (Male)
  7. Best Performance in a Negative Role
  8. Best Performance in a Comic Role
  9. Star Debut of the Year (Male)
  10. Star Debut of the Year (Female)

Best Film [Winner and Nominees]

LagaanAamir KhanWin
Chandni BarLata MohanNomination
Dil Chahta HaiFarhan Akhtar,
Ritesh Sidhwani
Gadar: Ek Prem KathaNitin KeniNomination
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamYash JoharNomination

Best Director [Winner and Nominees]

Ashutosh GowarikerLagaanWin
Anil SharmaGadar: Ek Prem KathaNomination
Farhan AkhtarDil Chahta HaiNomination
Karan JoharKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Madhur BhandarkarChandni BarNomination

Best Actress [Winner and Nominees]

TabuChandni BarWin
Ameesha PatelGadar: Ek Prem KathaNomination
Gracy SinghLagaanNomination
KajolKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Preity ZintaDil Chahta HaiNomination

Best Actor (Male) [Winner and Nominees]

Aamir KhanLagaanWin
Aamir KhanDil Chahta HaiNomination
Amitabh BachchanAksNomination
Shah Rukh KhanKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Sunny DeolGadar: Ek Prem KathaNomination

Best Supporting Actress [Winner and Nominees]

Jaya BachchanKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamWin
Bipasha BasuAjnabeeNomination
Kareena KapoorKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Madhuri DixitLajjaNomination

Best Supporting Actor (Male) [Winner and Nominees]

Saif Ali KhanDil Chahta HaiWin
Akshaye KhannaDil Chahta HaiNomination
Amitabh BachchanKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Hrithik RoshanKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Kulbhushan KharbandaLagaanNomination

Best Performance in a Negative Role [Winner and Nominees]

Akshay KumarAjnabeeWin
Amrish PuriGadar: Ek Prem KathaNomination
Manoj BajpayeeAksNomination
Paul BlackthorneLagaanNomination
Suhas PalshikarChandni BarNomination

Best Performance in a Comic Role [Winner and Nominees]

GovindaJodi No. 1Win
Johnny LeverAjnabeeNomination
Johnny LeverKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Rajesh VivekLagaanNomination
Vivek ShaqGadar: Ek Prem KathaNomination

Star Debut of the Year (Male) [Winner(s)]

Arjun RampalPyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat

Star Debut of the Year (Female) [Winner(s)]

Bipasha BasuAjnabee
Gracy SinghLagaan
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Music Awards [Winner and Nominees]

  1. Best Music Director
  2. Best Lyricist
  3. Best Female Playback Singer
  4. Best Male Playback Singer
  5. Best Song Recording

Best Music Director [Winner and Nominees]

A.R. RahmanLagaanWin
A.R. RahmanZubeidaaNomination
Aadesh Srivastava,
Sandesh Shandilya
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Shankar-Ehsaan-LoyDil Chahta HaiNomination
Uttam SinghGadar: Ek Prem KathaNomination

Best Lyricist [Winner and Nominees]

Javed AkhtarRadha Kaise Na JaleLagaanWin
Javed AkhtarJaane Kyoon Log Pyar Karte HainDil Chahta HaiNomination
Javed AkhtarSo Gaya HaiZubeidaaNomination
Anil PandeySuraj Hua MadhamKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
SameerKabhi Khushi Kabhi GhamKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Anand BakshiUd Ja Kaale KaawaGadar: Ek Prem KathaNomination

Best Female Playback Singer [Winner and Nominees]

Asha BhosleRadha Kaise Na JaleLagaanWin
Alka YagnikJaane Kyoon Log Pyar Karte HainDil Chahta HaiNomination
Alka YagnikBole ChoodiyaanKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Alka YagnikSuraj Hua MadhamKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Lata MangeshkarSo Gaya HaiZubeidaaNomination

Best Male Playback Singer [Winner and Nominees]

Sonu NigamSuraj Hua MadhamKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamWin
Sonu NigamYou Are My SoniaKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Udit NarayanBole ChoodiyaanKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Udit NarayanMitwaLagaanNomination
Udit NarayanUd Ja Kaale KaawaGadar: Ek Prem KathaNomination

Best Song Recording [Winner]

Vijay BenegalDil Chahta Hai
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Technical Awards [Winner and Nominees]

  1. Best Action
  2. Best Art Direction
  3. Best Background Score
  4. Best Choreography
  5. Best Cinematography
  6. Best Costume Design
  7. Best Dialogue
  8. Best Editing
  9. Best Makeup
  10. Best Screenplay
  11. Best Sound Recording
  12. Best Sound Re-Recording
  13. Best Special Effects
  14. Best Story

Best Action [Winner and Nominees]

Tinu VermaGadar Ek Prem Katha

Best Story [Winner and Nominees]

Ashutosh GowarikerLagaanWin
Garhan AkhtarDil Chahta HaiNomination
Karan JoharKabhi Khushi Kabhie GhamNomination
Madhur BhandarkarChandni BarNomination
Shaktimaan TalwarGadar: Ek Prem KathaNomination

Best Screenplay [Winner]

Farhan AkhtarDil Chahta Hai

Best Dialogue [Winner(s)]

Karan JoharKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
Shaktimaan TalwarGadar: Ek Prem Katha

Best Cinematography [Winner]

Santosh SivanAsoka

Best Editing [Winner]

Ballu SalujaLagaan

Best Art Direction [Winner]

Sharmista RoyKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

Best Background Score [Winner]

Babloo ChakravarthyKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

Best Choreography [Winner]

Farah KhanDil Chahta Hai

Best Costume Design [Winner]

Manish MalhotraKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

Best Makeup [Winner]

Mickey ContractorKabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

Best Sound Recording [Winner]

Anuj Mathur,
Nakul Kamte
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

Best Sound Re-Recording [Winner]

H. SridharLagaan

Best Special Effects [Winner]

Paul SimsAks
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Special Awards [Recipients]

IIFA Lifetime Achievement AwardSadhana,
Yash Chopra
Personality of the YearAmitabh Bachchan
Outstanding Achievement in International CinemaMira Nair
Faces of the YearArjun Rampal,
Bipasha Basu,
Gracy Singh


Multiple Nominations

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham248
Dil Chahta Hai144
Gadar Ek Prem Katha122
Chandni Bar51

Most Wins

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham824
Dil Chahta Hai414
Gadar Ek Prem Katha212

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham – IIFA Nominations = 24 | Wins = 8

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham received Most Nominations (24) in the 3rd IIFA Awards (2022). Here is the list of Nominations received and won by Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham.

1Best FilmNominationYash Johar
2Best DirectorNominationKaran Johar
3Best ActorNominationShah Rukh Khan
4Best ActressNominationKajol
5Best Supporting Actor (Male)NominationAbhishek Bachchan
6Best Supporting Actor (Male)NominationHrithik Roshan
7Best Supporting ActressWinJaya Bachchan
8Best Supporting ActressNominationKareena Kapoor
9Best Performance in a Comic RoleNominationJohnny Lever
10Best Music DirectorNominationAadesh Srivastava,
Sandesh Shandilya
11Best LyricistNominationAnil Pandey
(Suraj Hua Madham)
12Best LyricistNominationSameer
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (Title Track)
13Best Male Playback SingerWinSonu Nigam
(Suraj Hua Madham)
14Best Male Playback SingerNominationSonu Nigam
(You Are My Sonia)
15Best Male Playback SingerNominationUdit Narayan
(Bole Choodiyaan)
16Best Female Playback SingerNominationAlka Yagnik
(Bole Choodiyaan)
17Best Female Playback SingerNominationAlka Yagnik
(Bole Choodiyaan)
18Best StoryNominationKaran Johar
19Best DialogueWinKaran Johar
20Best Art DirectionWinSharmista Roy
21Best Background ScoreWinBabloo Chakravarthy
22Best Costume DesignWinManish Malhotra
23Best MakeupWinMickey Contractor
24Best Sound RecordingWinAnuj Mathur,
Nakul Kamte

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