IIFA Award for Best Music Director



  1. About IIFA Award for Best Music Director
  2. Winners List


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.

Above all, the IIFA Awards have become a symbol of glorifying the success of Bollywood in the world.

The IIFA Award for Best Music Director is being given since the inception of the IIFA Awards in 2000.

A.R. Rahman became the first recipient of the IIFA Best Music Director award. He received the award for Taal (1999).

The Award for Best Music Director is one of the Popular IIFA Awards and a part of the Annual IIFA Awards.

The winner of the IIFA Award for Best Music Director is chosen on the basis of a worldwide public voting/poll.

The IIFA Award for Best Music Director is meant to honor and encourage Music Directors for their extraordinary work in the relevant field.

Here is the list of the Winners of the IIFA Award for Best Music Director:

Winners – IFFA Award for Best Music Director

Winners of 2000s

IIFA AwardWinnerFilm
1st IIFA Awards (2000)A. R. RahmanTaal
2nd IIFA Awards (2001)Rajesh RoshanKaho Naa Pyaar Hai
3rd IIFA Awards (2002)A. R. RahmanLagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
4th IIFA Awards (2003)A. R. RahmanSaathiya
5th IIFA Awards (2004)Shankar-Ehsaan-LoyKal Ho Naa Ho
6th IIFA Awards (2005)Madan MohanVeera-Zaara
7th IIFA Awards (2006)Shankar-Ehsaan-LoyBunty Aur Babli
8th IIFA Awards (2007)A. R. RahmanRang De Basanti
9th IIFA Awards (2008)A. R. RahmanGuru
10th IIFA Awards (2009)A. R. RahmanJodhaa Akbar

Winners of 2010s

IIFA AwardWinnerFilm
11th IIFA Awards (2010)PritamLove Aaj Kal
12th IIFA Awards (2011)Sajid-Wajid,
Lalit Pandit
13th IIFA Awards (2012)A. R. RahmanRock Star
14th IIFA Awards (2013)PritamBarfi
15th IIFA Awards (2014)Ankit Tiwari,
Jeet Ganguly,
Aashiqui 2
16th IIFA Awards (2015)Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy2 States
17th IIFA Awards (2016)Aamaal mallik,
Ankit Tiwari,
Meet Bros Anjjan
18th IIFA Awards (2017)PritamAe Dil Hai Mushkil
19th IIFA Awards (2018)Akhil Sachdeva,
Amaal Mallik,
Tanishk Bagchi
Badrinath Ki Dulhania
20th IIFA Awards (2019)Amaal Mallik,
Guru Randhawa,
Rochak Kohli,
Yo Yo Honey Singh,
Zack Knight
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety

Winners of 2020s

IIFA AwardWinnerFilm
21st IIFA Awards (2021)Akhil Sachdeva,
Amaal Mallik,
Vishal Mishra
Kabir Singh
22nd IIFA Awards (2022)Coming upMarch 2022

22nd IIFA Awards 2022

Best Music Director [Nominees and Winner(s)]

A.R. Rahman99 SongsNomination
A.R. RahmanAtrangi ReNomination
Pritam Chakraborty83Nomination
Pritam ChakrabortyLudoNomination
B. Praak,
Jasleen Royal,
Tanishk Bagchi,
Vikram Montrose

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