Sonakshi Sinha won the award for best debut female. Other awards received by the Dabangg cast and crew are -- best screenplay went to Abhinav Kahsyap and Dileep Shukla, best music direction went to Sajid-Wajid and Lalit Pandit, best female playback singer went to Mamta Sharma for her song "Munni Badnaam", best male playback singer went to Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for "Tere Mast Mast Do Nain" and rounding up the list is Sonu Sood who received the award for best performance in a negative role.
Sharmila Tagore and Dharmendra (who has not completed 50 years as an actor) were presented with outstanding achievement awards. Other big winners were Karan Johar - best director award for My Name Is Khan, Arjun Rampal best supporting actor for Rajneeti , Prachi Desai - best supporting actress for Once upon a time in Mumbaai.
The entertaining hosts for the evening were Boman Irani and Riteish Deshmukh, who had plenty of comedy gags. Riteish was also an award winner, winning the award for best comic role for Housefull.
IIFA Awards 2011 winners list - main categories Best Film: Dabangg
Best Direction: Karan Johar for My Name is Khan
Best Actor: Shah Rukh Khan for My Name is Khan
Best Actress: Anushka Sharma for Band Baaja Baaraat
Best Supporting Actor: Arjun Rampal for Rajneeti
Best Supporting Actress: Prachi Desai for Once upon a time in Mumbai
Outstanding achievement in international cinema: Irrfan khan
Best performance in a Negative role: Sonu sood for Dabangg
Best comic role: Riteish Deshmukh for Housefull
Best Debut (female): Sonakshi Sinha
Best Debut (male): Ranveer Singh
Green Globe Award: Priyanka Chopra
Hottest Pair: Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh
Outstanding achievement in Indian cinema: Sharmila Tagore and Dharmendra