TOIFA Awards 2016: The Times Of India Film Awards Preview

TOIFA Awards 2016: The Times Group will be celebrating the perseverance of Bollywood celebrities in a very unusual manner by organizing Times of India Film Awards event in Dubai, this year. The award function TOIFA 2016 is being held just to show the love and affection towards stars from the global audience who inspire millions on a daily basis. India’s largest media house Times of India will host the event in Dubai and make it successful in every means just like the first edition. The glitterati of Indian Film Fraternity will be present at Dubai International Stadium, Dubai Sports City on 18th of March, 2016 and millions and millions of people will witness the show including 40,000  live audiences.


The Times Of India Film Awards was started last year with its first edition held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada where it was a huge success. The who’s who of Bollywood attended the event and had a blast with a full 4-day weekend event. The global IPR award platform TOIFA is envisioned to take the charm of Bollywood to worldwide destinations as well as global Indians. It also serves to connect with worldwide film communities. The popular choice award event is a platform where fans can vote on nominated categories and help win the most deserving one. Here we will put a light on the nominations, partnering associates, probable winners and so on.

TOIFA Awards 2016 Nominations

The nominations are categorized under the best among the rest method. The list is prepared by a group of jury members consisting renowned artists and yesteryear film stars in the presence of Times of India Jury support. List of nominations categories has been mentioned below.

  1. Best Film : Tanu Weds Manu, Piku, Dil Dhadakne Do, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Bajirao Mastaani.

  2. Best Actor Male : Amitabh Bachchan, Varun Dhawan, Salman Khan, Ranveer Singh.

  3. Best Actor Female : Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, Anushka Sharma.

  4. Best Director : Aanand L. Rai, Shoojit Sircar, Zoya Akhtar, Kabir Khan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

  5. Best Supporting Actor Male : Anil Kapoor, Deepak Dobriyal, Irrfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

  6. Best Supporting Actor Female : Priyanka Chopra, Shefali Shah, Tabu, Tanvi Azmi.

  7. Best Actor in Negative Role : Darshan Kumar, Manoj Bajpai, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Ronit Roy.

  8. Best Album : Roy, Tamasha, Badlapur, ABCD-2, Bajirao Mastaani.

  9. Best Actor in Comic Role : Deepak Dobriyal, Sanjay Mishra, Kapil Sharma, Kartik Aryan.

  10. Best Lyricist : Irshad Kamil, Gulzar, Varun Grover, Rashmi Singh.

  11. Best Playback Singer Male : Arijit Singh, Ankit Tiwari, Papon.

  12. Best Playback Singer Female : Monali Thakur, Shreya Ghoshal, Swati Sharma.

  13. Music Composer of the Year : Amaal Malik, Pritam, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sachin-Jigar.

  14. Song of the Year : Deewani Mastani, Gerua, Hamari Adhuri Kahaani, Jeena Jeena, Moh Moh ke Dhaage, Sooraj Dooba Hai.

TOIFA Awards 2016 Probable Winners List:

In this section, we will give you a list of probable winners of TOIFA 2016 Awards who gave an outstanding performance and made the audience awestruck.

  1. Best Film : Bajrangi Bhaijaan

  2. Best Actor Male : Ranveer Singh

  3. Best Actor Female : Kangana Ranaut

  4. Best Director : Kabir Khan

  5. Best Supporting Actor Male : Irrfan Khan

  6. Best Supporting Actor Female : Tabu

  7. Best Actor in Negative Role : Nawazuddin Siddiqui

  8. Best Actor in Comic Role : Deepak Dobriyal

  9. Best Album : Tamasha

  10. Best Lyricist : Varun Grover

  11. Best Playback Singer Male : Arijit Singh

  12. Best Playback Singer Female : Shreya Ghoshal

  13. Music Composer of the Year : Amaal Malik

  14. Song of the Year : Moh Moh ke Dhaage

Associate Partners of TOIFA 2016

The brand has various partners who will help the event to organize. First and foremost TOIFA is partnering with Gulf Air and Splash and ICONIC. In their presence, the event may look larger than life. Other partnering associates are Z Cinema, Radio Mirchi, Economic Times, U.P. Tourism, Sanjay Ghodawat Group, Cineyug, Pepsi, Khaleej Times, Filmfare (Middle East), Dadabhai Travels, Thomas Cook, BMW, Mai Dubai, City 1016, and so on.

Thus, the blockbuster event will take place at Dubai International Stadium, DSC on 18th of March, 2016 and will be hosted by Riteish Deshmukh and Parineeti Chopra. Around 40,000 live audiences will watch the function and millions of viewers all over the world through satellite. The live telecast will start from 8:00 p.m. IST. The audience has to skip a heartbeat to see superstars and megastars of Bollywood who will walk on the Red Carpet for TOIFA.

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