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Global Indian Film Awards

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Global Indian Film Awards was an awards ceremony held between 2005 and 2007, conceptualized to acknowledge excellence in the Indian Film industry and honour artists in 23 categories across various genres, from acting to film making. It is held in a different country each year. 2005 in Dubai, Malaysia in 2006, and will be held in Chicago in 2013.



Global Indian Film Awards is produced by Global Events, Dubai. Directed by Popcorn India and Scripted by Foursome productions.

The ceremony produced by Global Events, Dubai and is backed by Suniel Shetty, Chairman of Popcorn Entertainment. The jury members are: Jackie Shroff, Rati Agnihotri, Sajid Nadiadwala, Sandeep Chowta, Shyam Benegal, and Smita Thackeray. [1]

Mathew Abel, Managing Director and Sameer Khan, Vice President of Global Events, Dubai, Suniel Shetty, Chairman and Jordy Patel Director of Popcorn Entertainment, Mumbai were present for the media briefings.


The GIFA trophy made out of 24 ct gold is based on the 5 elements of the universe. The trophy presented to each winner is produced by Citigold Corporation, Australia and certified by a leading global certification house for its purity.


  • GIFA Best Film
  • GIFA Best Director
  • GIFA Best Actor
  • GIFA Best Actress
  • GIFA Best Supporting Actor
  • GIFA Best Supporting Actress
  • GIFA Most Searched Male Actor on Internet
  • GIFA Most Searched Female Actor on Internet
  • GIFA Best Comedian
  • GIFA Best Villain
  • GIFA Best Music Director
  • GIFA Best Lyrics
  • GIFA Best Playback Singer Female
  • GIFA Best Playback Singer Male
  • GIFA Best Debut Director
  • GIFA Best Debut Actor
  • GIFA Best Debut Actress
  • GIFA Award for Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema
  • GIFA Best Story
  • GIFA Best Screenplay
  • GIFA Best Dialogues
  • GIFA Best Cinematography
  • GIFA Best Editing
  • GIFA Best Background Music
  • GIFA Best Art Director
  • GIFA Best Action
  • GIFA Best Actor critics (Male)
  • GIFA Best Actress critics (Female)
  • References

    Global Indian Film Awards Wikipedia

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