International Bhojpuri Film Awards 2018 took place in Malaysia on Saturday, and it was a starry event with eminent Bhojpuri stars present at the award show. Bhojpuri megastar Ravi Kishan was honoured with Nazir Hussain award, and Nirahua Lal Yadav grabbed the Best Actor award. The Bhojpuri sensation Amrapali Dubey who rocked the YouTube charts with her belly dance on Amrapali Tohare Khatir from the film Love Ke Liye Kuchh Bhi Karega bagged the Best Actress Critics Award whereas Anjana Singh was awarded Best actress award and Pawan Singh was awarded Most Popular Actor Award.
Sanjay Pandey grabbed Best Actor in Negative Role, and Manoj Singh Tiger was given the award for Best Actor in Comic Role. Legendary Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tiwari was honoured with Incredible India International Bhojpuri Legend award. The event also witnessed power-pack performances by Bhojpuri stars. The awards ceremony had felicitations in four different categories like Main Awards, Special Awards, Music Awards and Technical Awards.
International Bhojpuri Film Awards was in held in Mauritius for the very first time in the year 2015. The second award ceremony took place in Dubai in 2016, and the third award ceremony was held in London in 2017.