IIFA Award for Best Special Effects



  1. About IIFA Award for Best Special Effects
  2. Winners List
  3. Most Awarded Artists
  4. Highlights


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 Special Effects is being given since the inception of the IIFA Awards in 2000. Raj Taru (Video Sonic Ltd.) became the first recipient of the IIFA Award for Best Special Effects. He received the award for Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999).

The Award for Best Special Effects is a Technical Award and a part of the Annual IIFA Awards.

Here is the list of the Winners of the IIFA Award for Best Special Effects:

Winners – IFFA Award for Best Special Effects

Winners of the 2000s

IIFA AwardWinner(s)Film
1st IIFA Awards (2000)Raj Taru
(Video Sonic Ltd.)
Hindustan Ki Kasam
2nd IIFA Awards (2001)Raj Taru
(Video Sonic Ltd.)
Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani
3rd IIFA Awards (2002)Paul SimsAks
4th IIFA Awards (2003)Prime Focus GroupKaante
5th IIFA Awards (2004)Bimmini Special Fx,
Digital Art Media
Koi Mil Gaya
6th IIFA Awards (2005)Raj Taru
(Video Sonic Ltd.),
Eagle Video Films
Main Hoon Na
7th IIFA Awards (2006)Prime Focus GroupDus
8th IIFA Awards (2007)EFX studiosKrrish
9th IIFA Awards (2008)Red Chillies EntertainmentOm Shanti Om
10th IIFA Awards (2009)Prime Focus GroupGhajini

Winners of the 2010s

IIFA AwardWinner(s)Film
11th IIFA Awards (2010)Charles Darby
(Eyecube Labs)
12th IIFA Awards (2011)Indian ArtistsRobot
13th IIFA Awards (2012)Red Chillies EntertainmentRa.One
14th IIFA Awards (2013)Pankaj Khandpur,
Sherry Bharda,
Vishal Anand
(Tata Elxsi)
Ek Tha Tiger
15th IIFA Awards (2014)Red Chillies EntertainmentKrrish 3
16th IIFA Awards (2015)Prime Focus GroupKick
17th IIFA Awards (2016)Prasad SutarBajirao Mastani
18th IIFA Awards (2017)Red Chillies EntertainmentFan
19th IIFA Awards (2018)NY VFXwalaJagga Jasoos
20th IIFA Awards (2019)Filmgate Films ABTumbbad

Winners of the 2020s

IIFA AwardWinner(s)Film
21st IIFA Awards (2021)VYF
(YRF Studios)
22nd IIFA Awards (2022)Coming upMarch 2022

Most awarded Artists-IFFA Award for Special Effects

Artist/CompanyNumber of Awards
Prime Focus Group4
Red Chillies VFX4
Raj Taru
(Video Sonic Ltd.)

Prime Focus Group | Win = 4

S. No.IIFA AwardYearFilm
14th IIFA Awards2003Kaante
27th IIFA Awards2006Dus
310th IIFA Awards2009Ghajini
416th IIFA Awards2015Kick

Red Chillies VFX | Win = 4

S. No.IIFA AwardYearFilm
19th IIFA Awards2008Om Shanti Om
213th IIFA Awards2012Ra.One
315th IIFA Awards2014Krrish 3
418th IIFA Awards2017Fan

Raj Taru | Win = 3

S. No.IIFA AwardYearFilm
11st IIFA Awards2000Hindustan Ki Kasam
22nd IIFA Awards2001Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani
36th IIFA Awards2005Main Hoon Na

Highlights-IFFA Award for Best Special Effect

  1. Raj Taru (Video Sonic Ltd.) became the first recipient of the IIFA Award for Best Special Effects in the 1st IIFA Awards (2000).
    • He won the award for Hum Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999).
      • Raj Taru won the IIFA Awards for Best Special Effects three (3).
      • Raj Taru is the only Artist/Company who/has won the IIFA Award for Best Special Effects in consecutive years.
  2. Prime Focus Group and Red Chillies VFX have won the most IIFA Award for Best Special Effects.
    • Both companies have won the IIFA Award four (4) times each.
  3. A unique coincidence that Prime Focus Group has won the IIFA Awards for the Special Effects four (4) times for a single word film. These films are Kaante, Dus, Ghajini, and Kick.

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