IIFA Awards 2018: Jagga Jasoos tops winners' list in technical categories; Tumhari Sulu leads nominations
Anurag Basu's Jagga Jasoos won IIFA's technical awards for Background Score, Best Choreography and Special Effects.
Actors Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif starrer Jagga Jasoos has topped the winners' list in the technical categories for the 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards to be held in Bangkok this month.
Directed by Anurag Basu, Jagga Jasoos is about a boy named Jagga, whose adoptive father, Bagchi, enrolls him in a boarding school and mysteriously disappears.
The film has cornered three awards in the technical category, including Background Score, Best Choreography and Special Effects.
Marcin Laskawiec bagged the Best Cinematography and Dileep Subramaniam and Ganesh Gangadharan of Yash Raj Films have won the Best Sound Design for superstar Salman Khan-starrer Tiger Zinda Hai.
Shweta Venkat Mathew earned the Best Editing Award for Newton and Nusrat Fateh Ali, A1 Melody Fana and Manoj Muntashir were named for the Best Lyrics Awards for the song Mere Rashke Qamar from Baadshaho.
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IIFA Awards is all set to be held at the Siam Niramit Theatre in Bangkok from 21 to 24 June.
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