The IIFA Best Music Director Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the actual ceremony.
|Most Awards||A. R. Rahman||9 awards|
|Most Nominations without a Win||Anu Malik||7 nominations||–|
The winners are listed below: A.R.Rahman has the most awards with 7 wins and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy with 3 wins. Anu Malik has highest nominations(7 nominations) without a win
Anwar Sardar Malik, best known as Anu Malik, is an Indian music director and singer. He is an Indian National Award and Filmfare Award winning music director, who primarily composes music for the Hindi film industry. Known as one of the mega music composers of 90s in India, he is the son of Sardar Malik. Anu Malik made his debut as a music composer in 1980 with the film Hunterwali 77. He is also the only Music Director in Bollywood to win Filmfare Special Award(For the movie Refugee).
|1996||A. R. Rahman||Rangeela|
|1999||A. R. Rahman||Dil Se|
|2000||A. R. Rahman||Taal|
|2001||Rajesh Roshan||Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai|
|2002||A. R. Rahman||Lagaan|
|2003||A. R. Rahman||Saathiya|
|2004||Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy||Kal Ho Naa Ho|
|2006||Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy||Bunty Aur Babli|
|2007||A.R.Rahman||Rang De Basanti|
|2010||Pritam||Love Aaj Kal|
|2011||Sajid-Wajid & Lalit Pandit||Dabangg|
|2012||A. R. Rahman||Rockstar|
|2014||Mithoon, Ankit Tiwari, Jeet Ganguly||Aashiqui 2|
|2016||Amaal Mallik, Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros Anjjan||Roy|
|2017||Pritam||Ae Dil Hai Mushkil|
|2018||Amaal Mallik, Tanishk Bagchi, Akhil Sachdeva||Badrinath Ki Dulhania|
Vidhu Vinod Chopra is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer. His better known films include Parinda, 1942: A Love Story, Munna Bhai film series, 3 Idiots, PK, Sanju and Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga. He is the founder of Vinod Chopra Films.
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The IIFA Best Director Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the ceremony. The nominations for the category are given by the film fraternity. Sanjay Leela Bhansali has 4 and Rajkumar Hirani with 3 awards.Rakesh Roshan and Ashutosh Gowariker has the most wins with 2 awards.
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The IIFA Best Lyricist Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the actual ceremony.
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