The grand IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) awards are considered one of India's biggest media events with a popular viewership of nearly 600 million. IIFA 2008 was held in Bangkok in Thailand. The event provided the audience with an unlimited dose of entertainment. Priyanka Chopra kick started the event with a performance to her track from the film ‘Love Story 2050’. The film ‘Chak De India’ swept the awards and also won critical acclamation and mass popularity. Listed below are the winners who were presented with the prestigious awards for the year 2008.

The Winners For 9th International Indian Film Academy Awards Were:

Best Actor
Shah Rukh Khan
Chak De India
Best Actress
Kareena Kapoor
Jab We Met
Best Film
Chak De India
Best Director
Shimit Amin
Chak De India
Performance in a Supporting Role (Male)
Irrfan Khan
Life In A Metro
Performance in a Supporting Role (Female)
Konkona Sen Sharma
Life In A Metro
Performance in a Comic Role
Performance in a Negative Role
Viveik Oberoi
Shootout At Lokhandwala
Music Director
A.R. Rahman
Barso Re Barso Re (Guru)
Best Story
Jaideep Sahni
Chak De India
Javed Akhtar
Main Agar Kahoon (Om Shanti Om)
Playback Singer (Male)
Jabse Tere Naina (Saawariya)
Playback Singer (Female)
Shreya Ghoshal
Barso Re (Guru)
Achievement in Indian Cinema
Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema
Shyam Benegal
Outstanding Contribution by an Indian in International Cinema
A. R. Rahman
Idea Style Icon of the Year
Abhishek Bachchan
Idea Glamour Diva of the Year
Katrina Kaif
Idea Fresh Face of the Year
Neil Nitin Mukesh

IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Technical Awards 2008

Best Cinematography
Sudeep Chatterjee
Chak De India
Best Editing
Amitabh Shukla
Chak De India
Best Sound Recording
Manas Choudhary & Ali Merchant
Chak De India
Best Sound Re- Recording
Anuj Mathur
Chak De India
Best Screenplay
Jaideep Sahni
Anurag Basu
Chak De India
Life in a Metro
Best Art Direction
Sabu Cyril
Om Shanti Om
Best Special Effects
Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
Om Shanti Om
Best Costume Designing
Manish Malhotra, Karan Johar & Sanjiv Mulchandani
Om Shanti Om
Best Makeup
BharatDorris, Ravi Indulkar & Namrata Soni
Om Shanti Om